Wildlife groups under fire after rhino report ‘misunderstandings'

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Báo Dân Trí English 18 month(s) ago 2 related news

Wildlife groups under fire after rhino report ‘misunderstandings'

One of Vietnam's leading conservationists has blamed the study "Rhino horn consumers, who are they?" released by wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in late September for subsequent misunderstandings over Vietnamese wildlife intentions.

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Wildlife groups under fire after rhino report ‘misunderstandings'

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VietNam News English 18 month(s) ago 2 related news

One of Viet Nam's leading conservationists has blamed the study "Rhino horn consumers, who are they?" released by wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in late September for subsequent misunderstandings over Vietnamese wildlife intentions.

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Indian farmers cotton on to sustainable farming

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 31 month(s) ago

Indian farmers cotton on to sustainable farming

When Indian icon Mahatma Gandhi took up the baton for home-grown cotton a century ago, he may not have realised the devastating impact its cultivation would have on the land he so loved.

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Thua Thien-Hue to establish Sao la reserve

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VietnamPlus English 18 month(s) ago

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has decided to establish a nature reserve for the Sao la (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis), a rare animal that is indigenous to the central Truong Son mountain range on the border of Laos and Vietnam.

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Vietnamese couple nabbed in Thailand for smuggling African ivory

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Báo Thanh Niên English 20 month(s) ago

Vietnamese couple nabbed in Thailand for smuggling African ivory

Thai customs officials display pieces of elephant tusks and ivory beads confiscated from a Vietnamese couple in Bangkok on Friday. PHOTO: AFP

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Conference discusses rural livelihoods at nature reserve

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Báo QĐND English 21 month(s) ago

Conference discusses rural livelihoods at nature reserve

Lang Sen Wetland Reserve (photo: Nhandan)

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Efforts protect mangrove forests

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VietnamPlus English 23 month(s) ago

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has provided the central province of Thua Thien-Hue with more than 710 million VND to help the province plant more trees in its mangrove forests from 2012-2014.

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Gunmen threaten unique CentrAfrican elephant reserve: WWF

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VietnamNet English 24 month(s) ago

Gunmen threaten unique CentrAfrican elephant reserve: WWF

A group of 17 gunmen entered an animal park in the Central African Republic, threatening "one of the biggest massacres of elephants" in the region, conservationist body WWF said Tuesday.

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Forests of the Mekong in sharp decline

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VietnamNet English 24 month(s) ago

Forests of the Mekong in sharp decline

VietNamNet Bridge – Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its remaining forest cover over the next two decades without swift government action, a leading conservation group warned on Thursday, May 2.

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Forests of the Mekong in sharp decline

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Forests of the Mekong in sharp decline

Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its remaining forest cover over the next two decades without swift government action, a leading conservation group warned yesterday.

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Ecosystem services in Mekong Delta discussed

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Báo QĐND English 25 month(s) ago

Ecosystem services in Mekong Delta discussed

Photo: tinmoitruong

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Ecosystem services in Mekong Delta discussed

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VOV News English 25 month(s) ago

(VOV) - Ways to preserve natural and cultural values for the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta region were discussed at a forum in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on April 12.

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WWF launches three projects to promote sustainable development

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Nhân dân English 26 month(s) ago

WWF launches three projects to promote sustainable development

Improving community-based tourism in Cat Tien National Park is one of the goals of the WWF projects.

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City sparkles in Earth Hour

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SaigonTimes English 26 month(s) ago

City sparkles in Earth Hour

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Fund rolls out sustainable development projects

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VietNam News English 26 month(s) ago

The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) launched three projects this month to improve the sustainability of shrimp farming, develop responsible tourism and eco-tourism, and promote low-carbon development.

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