3D mapping model to help improve national park management Videos

3D mapping model to help improve national park management

The Participatory 3D Mapping (P3DM) project in Cuc Phuong National Park has been developed recently under a cooperative arrangement between the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the park. The P3DM model is expected to help with the management and protection of local natural resources.
Four smugglers of pangolin scales jailed Society

Four smugglers of pangolin scales jailed

The People’s Court of Hanoi on July 12 sentenced three women and one man to a total 18 years in prison for illegally transporting and trading 984kg of pangolin scales, one of the largest cases of wildlife trafficking detected so far in Vietnam.
Five sea creatures to be conserved in Ly Son island Environment

Five sea creatures to be conserved in Ly Son island

The Management Board of Ly Son Marine Protected Area (MPA) has proposed a gene protection programme for five endangered sea creatures, namely mummy fish, or sea cucumber (holothurian nobilis), abalone (haliotis sorenseni), tropical rock lobster (panulirus ornatus), maxima clam (tridacna maxima) and red seaweed (laurencia intermedia), which have been over-fished in waters off the island.
Herd of endangered elephants found in Quang Nam Environment

Herd of endangered elephants found in Quang Nam

A herd of eight Asian elephants – an endangered species listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – has been found living in an elephant conservation area in Nong Son district, central Quang Nam province.
Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste Environment

Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam.