Vietnamese police raid timber warehouses near Cambodia border

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Vietnamese police raid timber warehouses near Cambodia border

Hundreds of police officers and forest rangers have raided large timber warehouses, including illegal ones, in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, Tuoi Tre newspaper has reported.

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Quang Binh national park rescued red list animals

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Quang Binh national park rescued red list animals

VietNamNet Bridge – The Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park in this central province has rescued seven civets from hunters that entered the park illegally last Tuesday.

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Vietnam jails forest rangers for taking $4,600 bribe from timber smugglers

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Vietnam jails forest rangers for taking $4,600 bribe from timber smugglers

A court in Thanh Hoa Province in central Vietnam on Tuesday sentenced two forest rangers to four and eight years in jail for soliciting and taking a bribe from a company to release its illegal timber truck.

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Con Dao sea turtles give birth with forest rangers’ help

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Con Dao sea turtles give birth with forest rangers’ help

VietNamNet Bridge - The forest rangers on Con Dao Island not only act as a protector for Con Dao sea turtles, but also serve as midwives.

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Course helps rangers combat wildlife crime

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Course helps rangers combat wildlife crime

A four-day training course is taking place in Da Lat city in central Lam Dong province through August 14 to boost law enforcement activities of forest rangers while fighting wildlife crime.

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Forest rangers charged for soliciting $4,600 bribe in wood trafficking case

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Forest rangers charged for soliciting $4,600 bribe in wood trafficking case

Prosecutors in Thanh Hoa Province in central Vietnam on Monday charged a senior forest ranger and his deputy for asking a company to pay a bribe to have its illegal timber truck released.

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Police drop bribery case against forest rangers for lack of evidence

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Police drop bribery case against forest rangers for lack of evidence

Police in Gia Lai Province have cited lack of evidence as they stopped the investigation into accusations that forest rangers received bribes from illegal loggers.

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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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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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Forest rangers collude with poachers in Central Highlands: reports

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Forest rangers collude with poachers in Central Highlands: reports

At least 114 hectares (281 acres) of forest has been lost due to illegal logging in Lam Dong Province so far this year, with the involvement of forest rangers, local media reported.

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3 forest rangers arrested in Central Highlands timber poaching case

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3 forest rangers arrested in Central Highlands timber poaching case

Lam Dong police have arrested three rangers for investigation into the poaching of 139 trees in a local forest from January-April this year.

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Vietnamese forest rangers caught taking bribes from timber company

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Vietnamese forest rangers caught taking bribes from timber company

Le Duc Hai (L) at a police station after he was arrested on August 1, 2014. Photo credit: Nguoi Lao Dong

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Bears killed as bear bile price drops

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Bears killed as bear bile price drops

VietNamNet Bridge – Nghe An Province is one of a few provinces across the country where bears are kept in cages most because of high profits. However, as the demand for bear bile has dropped recently, along with tightened regulations on control and protection for bear, the number of bears kept in cages has reduced swiftly. Unfortunately, bears were not released into the wild but sent to slaughterhouses for bear bone glue.

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Nearly 100 hectares of natural forests destroyed in Ha Tinh

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Nearly 100 hectares of natural forests destroyed in Ha Tinh

The natural forests in Huong Lam and Huong Xuan Communes of Huong Khe District in the central province of Ha Tinh have been seriously devastated, turned into bare hills just within one month.

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Encroachers destroy forest in Phu Quoc Island

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Encroachers destroy forest in Phu Quoc Island

Forest rangers of Phu Quoc National Park forest protection unit discovered that almost 10,000sq.m of forests were destroyed in Ganh Dau Commune, Phu Quoc Island District.

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