Cooperatives encouraged to take part in afforestation
In order to boost afforestation with the participation of cooperatives, provinces and cities need to provide consultancy and assistance for cooperatives, cooperative groups and households to develop and manage forests effectively and sustainably in 2018, said the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA). According to the VCA, ...
Bac Lieu bird sanctuary faces high risk of fires
The Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu is facing a level-4 risk of fires, which is likely to be raised to level 5, the level of extreme danger, said the sanctuary management board on March 13.Keep reading ...
16 organisations call for strict handling of wildlife trafficker
The Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) on January 22 revealed that 16 international and social organisations in wildlife protection in Vietnam signed a letter calling on Vietnamese law enforcement agencies to strictly handle Nguyen Mau Chien, the suspected mastermind of a trans-national rhino horn trafficking ...
Hotels, resorts threaten rare primates
Recent rapid construction of more than 20 hotels and resorts in Sơn Trà Nature Reserve is threatening the survival of highly endangered langurs and other wildlife. Human activities, such as illegal logging and hunting, also continue to badly affect the lives of the primates and wildlife in ...
Vietnam's protected forests decreased 1.7 mln hectares within 10 years
“Protected forests in Vietnam are declining in terms of both size and quality. From 2004 to 2014, the area of protected forests has decreased by 1.7 million hectares, equivalent to an average decline of 23% per year.”Keep reading ...
Various targets of 2006-2020 forestry development strategy surpassed
Vietnam has made a lot of achievements in the implementation of the 2006-2020 national forestry development strategy, contributing to the protection of natural environment, reduction of natural disasters and transition of self-supplied forestry production into a commodity-based one. Keep reading ...