Efforts needed to remove wildlife black markets Environment

Efforts needed to remove wildlife black markets

To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, conservationists proposed abolishing “black markets” for wildlife trade and blaming authorities of localities where violations happen.
WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking Environment

WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is coordinating with forest rangers of Zone 4 to organise a training course on combating wildlife trafficking, in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption Society

USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Wildlife Asia has released new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) as part of the third phase of the Chi initiative – a communication programme to help decrease consumer demand for rhino horn in Vietnam.
521 endangered animals saved in 2018 Environment

521 endangered animals saved in 2018

As many as 521 endangered wildlife animals were saved in Vietnam in 2018 thanks to the engagement of people and law enforcement agencies, NGO Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) announced on February 11.
Businesses join hands to fight wildlife crime Society

Businesses join hands to fight wildlife crime

Leaders from 25 business associations in central provinces have pledged to combat illegal wildlife consumption by adopting new programmes to shed light on wildlife crime and the myths about consumption that are driving the trade in Vietnam.
Wildlife crime becomes more serious in Vietnam Environment

Wildlife crime becomes more serious in Vietnam

As wildlife-related crimes are able to generate profits almost equal to those from the trafficking of drugs, firearms, and human beings, they are quickly becoming increasingly more of a threat to Vietnam, according to an official from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Vietnam.
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.