Ivory, pangolin scales seized in Da Nang Society

Ivory, pangolin scales seized in Da Nang

About 8 tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales were discovered in a container at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang on October 4, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam gets strict on wildlife protection Environment

Vietnam gets strict on wildlife protection

Wildlife protection has become stricter under policies outlined in amendments to the Penal Code that took effect on January 1, said Lieutenant General, Associate Professor Tran Van Do, former Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and Chief Justice of the Central Military Court.
Concert protests rhino horn use Culture - Sports

Concert protests rhino horn use

Twenty famous Vietnamese musicians on August 13 performed in a televised music show Loi Khan Cau tu Thien Nhien (Solicitation from Nature) as part of the "Stop Using Rhino Horn" campaign.
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Star-studded campaign fights to end rhino horn use

A campaign calling to end the use of rhino horn to cure cancer brought together a Vietnamese-American Hollywood actress, a Vietnamese-Australian singer-songwriter, a representative from the Customs Department and the chairman of Vietnam's Cancer Society.
Media urged to work more to stop rhino killing Environment

Media urged to work more to stop rhino killing

The media was urged to devote more coverage to the major threat facing the world’s population of rhinoceros, which has declined by 90 percent over the last 40 years due to surges in poaching for rhino horn.
Vietnam pledges support to wildlife protection campaign Environment

Vietnam pledges support to wildlife protection campaign

Vietnam pledges to support the global effort to protect wildlife for the balance of the ecosystem on earth, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan said at the launch of the Stop Using Rhino Horn campaign in Hanoi on March 3.