Central Vietnam forest vanishes due to illegal logging

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Central Vietnam forest vanishes due to illegal logging

A public-private partnership meant to protect natural forests has done the opposite for a district in the central province of Ha Tinh, leading to 40 hectares of trees getting cut down within months.

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Vietnamese farmers cut down dying plants amid historic drought

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Vietnamese farmers cut down dying plants amid historic drought

Vo Lam Ba in Gia Lai Province has been busy removing all the plants on his black pepper plantation of more than 1.2 hectares.

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Ho Chi Minh City announces massive tree removal plan for metro station

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ho Chi Minh City announces massive tree removal plan for metro station

Ho Chi Minh City has announced a plan to move and cut down 300 trees on Ton Duc Thang Street in District 1 to make space for a bridge connecting to District 2 and a metro station.

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Vietnam reserve trees felled, rare primates lose habitat

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam reserve trees felled, rare primates lose habitat

Around 75 endangered red-shanked doucs have lost their home in what used to be a prime primate habitat in Da Nang after trees were cut down in the area.

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More Hanoi trees in for the chop

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

More Hanoi trees in for the chop

Hanoi's tree purge continues, with more old perennials facing the axe, or more correctly the chain saw, because of a new rail line linking Nhon with Hanoi Railway Station.

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Local authorities remain powerless against illegal loggers

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VietnamNet English 6 month(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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Despite tougher regulations, deforestation plagues Ca Mau

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Despite tougher regulations, deforestation plagues Ca Mau

VietNamNet Bridge – After a brief lull because of stringent measures and careful monitoring by authorities, there are again signs of deforestation in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.

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

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

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 8 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 8 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 Highlands forest area shrinks fast amid rampant illegal logging: report

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Central Highlands forest area shrinks fast amid rampant illegal logging: report

The Central Highlands lost more than 358,700 hectares of forest to illegal logging between 2008 and 2014, local media reported, citing official figures.

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HCMC may have to cut down 150-year-old trees in central park for metro line

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HCMC may have to cut down 150-year-old trees in central park for metro line

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City say they will have to allocate a large area in Tao Dan Park for the second metro line, which will connect its central districts with the fast growing western suburbs.

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Farmers treasure trees amid modernisation

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Farmers treasure trees amid modernisation

VietNamNet Bridge – The mountainous district of Tay Giang in Quang Nam Province has gone to great lengths to preserve its natural heritage. Its policies have preserved the lush forest that covers three fourths of the district's 90,000ha, providing a safe haven for endangered flora and fauna and sustainable incomes from timber. Hoai Nam reports.

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Man plants trees to stop erosion

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Man plants trees to stop erosion

VietNamNet Bridge – Everyone has a passion, but Nguyen Van Lan has devoted his life to something different – planting the casuarina forest.

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Pine trees destroyed every day in Gia Lai

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

Pine trees destroyed every day in Gia Lai

VietNamNet Bridge - Pine trees in Gia Lai Province are pierced with holes so they will die slowly. Then the trees are cut down to clear land for growing pepper and lemon.

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