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wildlife protection

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.

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.

Can Tho reports no bears in captivity

Society

Can Tho reports no bears in captivity

By handing over the last captive bear to the bear rescue centre in Cat Tien National Park on May 29, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has become the 22nd locality in the country with no captive bears.

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.