More Hanoi trees in for the chop

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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 1 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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Despite tougher regulations, deforestation plagues Ca Mau

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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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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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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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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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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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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 4 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 5 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 6 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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Hanoi earns nearly $50,000 from timber of felled trees

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Hanoi earns nearly $50,000 from timber of felled trees

VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi has grossed over VND1 billion (nearly $50,000) from the auction of timber from trees that were cut down on the roads of Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan, Giang Vo and Nguyen Chi Thanh.

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Hanoi doles out penalties for officials in notorious tree-cutting project

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Hanoi doles out penalties for officials in notorious tree-cutting project

A tree chopped down in March 2015 as part of the US$3.4 million landscaping project in Hanoi. Photo: Le Quan

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Three arrested for felling 200 trees

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Three arrested for felling 200 trees

Three men have been arrested for illegally felling more than 200 pine trees in the Central Highland Lam Dong Province's Bao Lam District.

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2 forest rangers rebuked in poaching case busted by locals

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2 forest rangers rebuked in poaching case busted by locals

Two rangers in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai will receive a reprimand for failing to protect a local forest, leading to dozens of trees being chopped down by illegal loggers, authorities said on Tuesday.

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