Da Nang forests severely affected by devastation

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Da Nang forests severely affected by devastation

VietNamNet Bridge - Many forests have been felled gradually over the years in Da Nang. Within a short time, reporters found two serious cases of forest devastation in the area of the Ba Na – Nui Chua special-use forest (SUF).

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Local authorities remain powerless against illegal loggers

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Local authorities remain powerless against illegal loggers

VietNamNet Bridge - Larger forestland areas are being cut down year after year but local authorities either turn a deaf ear to the illegal practice or unable to win their fight against loggers.

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Forests devastated as forest protection company lends hand to illegal loggers

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Forests devastated as forest protection company lends hand to illegal loggers

VietNamNet Bridge - In 2014-2015 alone, 104 huong (Pterocarpus) trees, listed in Group 1, the group of precious wood, were chopped down by illegal loggers in Kbang district of Gia Lai province. In mid-November 2015, three others were felled with the ‘support’ of Krong Pa Company’s officers.

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Binh Thuan: 20 hectares of protective forests destroyed in two months

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Binh Thuan: 20 hectares of protective forests destroyed in two months

VietNamNet Bridge - More than 20 hectares of protective forests around the Da Mi hydropower reservoir in Binh Thuan province have been cleared in just the last two months. Meanwhile, agencies have blamed each other.

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Illegal logging cuts down national park

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Illegal logging cuts down national park

VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of trees are being cut down in Yok Don National Park in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam, despite efforts from forest management officers.

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National Park loses 100 trees a month to illegal loggers

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

National Park loses 100 trees a month to illegal loggers

VietNamNet Bridge - At the Yok Don National Park, 100 trees are cut down every month on average. In 90 percent of cases, illegal loggers responsible for the damage cannot be found.

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Central Highland forest is being destroyed

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Central Highland forest is being destroyed

VietNamNet Bridge - From 2008 to 2014, the area of natural forests in the Central Highlands lost over 358,700 hectares, or more than 51,200 hectares annually, reported the General Directorate of Forestry of Vietnam. At the same time, only 1,007 hectares of forest were planted during this time.

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Vietnam province probes 'serious' illegal logging cases concealed by officials

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Vietnam province probes 'serious' illegal logging cases concealed by officials

Forest management officials in Quang Binh Province said they are looking into three logging cases in which more than 150 cubic meters of wood were felled illegally, allegedly with the help of officials.

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National park ravaged by loggers

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

National park ravaged by loggers

Nearly 100 trees are stolen from the Yok Don National Park in Dak Lak Province each month, while local rangers say that they can't stop the situation.

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Loggers in China destroying parts of panda sanctuary - Greenpeace

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Loggers in China destroying parts of panda sanctuary - Greenpeace

BEIJING - Loggers in China's southwest are destroying sanctuaries home to endangered giant pandas, environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Wednesday, defying efforts by conservationists and tougher forestry regulations.

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Forest sector receives funds

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Forest sector receives funds

The Trust Fund for Forests (TFF) has received 28.9 million out of the 29.04 million EUR pledged by international donors, according to TFF’s Deputy Director Pham Hong Luong.

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Logging, mining destroy Quang Nam's lake resort

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Logging, mining destroy Quang Nam's lake resort

VietNamNet Bridge – A recent uptick in illegal logging and gold mining operations have affected several mountains and hills located in Phu Ninh lake resort in central Quang Nam Province, one of the largest irrigation reservoirs in Viet Nam and a popular tourist destination.

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Forests in central Vietnamese province devastated by illegal loggers

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

Forests in central Vietnamese province devastated by illegal loggers

Large areas of wild forests in the central Vietnamese province of Nghe An have been ravaged by illegal loggers, who have brought in heavy machines to fell big trees.

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The struggle to preserve Chu Yang Sin National Park

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

The struggle to preserve Chu Yang Sin National Park

VietNamNet Bridge - The struggle to protect Chu Yang Sin National Park and Chu Yang Sin Mount at the height of 2,442 meters above sea water is getting more difficult. The park is home to 876 plants, 203 birds and 46 mammal species.

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Forest rangers blamed for Illegal logging cases near Da Nang

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Forest rangers blamed for Illegal logging cases near Da Nang

VietNamNet Bridge - Ten cases of forest devastation and arson were discovered in 2014 and the first six months of 2015 in the central city of Da Nang.

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