Poachers imprisoned for killing rare langurs Environment

Poachers imprisoned for killing rare langurs

The Con Cuong district People’s Court in the central province of Nghe An has sentenced five local poachers to a total of 13 years and six months in prison for violating regulations on protection of endangered, precious and rare animals.
Several rare animals rescued in January Environment

Several rare animals rescued in January

The Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) said on February 21 that 19 wild animals of rare and threatened species were rescued from illegal traders and trappers, and subsequently released back into nature in January.
Man prosecuted for crafting large amount of ivory products Society

Man prosecuted for crafting large amount of ivory products

The People’s Procuracy of Hanoi city has completed the indictment to prosecute Nguyen Huu Tien, born in 1983, residing in Thuong Tin district, for the charge of violating regulations on the protection of endangered and rare animals under Article 244 the Criminal Code 2015.
Experts: Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity Environment

Experts: Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity

Instead of being wary about investors, tourism management authorities should collaborate with them in preserving the natural environment, says Dr Nguyen Hoang Tri, Secretary of the National Committee for UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) in Vietnam.