Wetland communities practice citizen journalism

About 30 citizen representatives from the Mekong (Cửu Long) River Delta have joined a citizen journalist network to empower their roles in protecting the environment and boost natural conservation. The citizens of different ages and genders include members of women unions, youth union, forest rangers and officials from three wetlands or Ramsar sites in the Mekong River Delta of U Minh Thượng National Park, Láng Sen Wetland Reserves and Phú Mỹ Reserve.

Before becoming members of the mobile journalism of Việt Nam (MojoVietnam), they had a chance to attend a training course on basic journalism skills, journalism ethics and the importance of citizen journalism in environmental protection, particularly in their local living areas at the three Ramsar sites.

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