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.
More efforts to conserve pangolin carried out Environment

More efforts to conserve pangolin carried out

In order to prevent extinction and save endangered wildlife species in Vietnam, especially pangolins, over the years, the Center for Wildlife Conservation in Vietnam has collaborated with Cuc Phuong National Park to rescue, save and release pangolins back into the wild.
Wildlife conservation: Risks and efforts Environment

Wildlife conservation: Risks and efforts

Vietnam, though rich in biodiversity with a large number of precious, rare and endemic species, has seen a decline in the number of many rare species, requiring the country to work hard to preserve and protect them against risk of extinction.
The layer of foundation for pangolin preservation in Vietnam Environment

The layer of foundation for pangolin preservation in Vietnam

Nguyen Van Thai, Director of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW), has become the first Vietnamese wildlife conservationist and the only Asian so far to have received the 2021 Goldman Environmental Prize - the world’s most prestigious award for grassroots environmental activists.
Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scales Environment

Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scales

The People’s Court of northern Hung Yen province on June 2 sentenced a man to five years and three months in jail for storing 780 kg of pangolin scales - a type of banned goods - in accordance with Clause 3, Article 191 of the 2015 Penal Code (revised and supplemented in 2017).
Pangolin dance raises awareness about wildlife protection Environment

Pangolin dance raises awareness about wildlife protection

Choreographer Quang Dang is known for his “Washing hands” dance, which reminded people during the first wave of COVID-19 last year about the health ministry’s hygiene recommendations on washing hands. He has now once again attracted public attention with a dance calling for the protection of the pangolin, an endangered wild animal.
USAID launches new campaign against illegal wildlife trade Environment

USAID launches new campaign against illegal wildlife trade

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Vietnam CITES Management Authority, launched a campaign on November 11 called “Ngung tao nghiep” (Stop karma), to call for an end to the illegal trade of ivory and pangolin scales in Vietnam.