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21KG OF PRODUCTS MADE FROM RARE ANIMALS DISCOVERED

Authorities discovered 21kg of products made from endangered and rare wild animals which are in need of priority protection. November 25, Thuan An City Police (Binh Duong Province) prosecuted Mr Ngo Hong Phong (41) for storing products made from endangered and rare wild animals that need priority protection. Earlier, the Environment Police Department (Binh Duong…

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ILLEGALLY TRANSPORTING OVER 150KG OF WILD ANIMALS ON BUS

November 24, Dak Lak Province Police handed over files and evidence of over 150kg of wild animals to Ea H’leo District Police for investigation, clarification and legal proceedings.  The night before, November 23 at Km 1703, Ho Chi Minh road, which passes Ea Khal commune, Ea H’leo district, a vehicle with license plate 51B -50.051…

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FACEBOOK ASKED TO TAKE DOWN PAGES PUSHING WILDLIFE TRADE

A private conservation group has sounded the alarm over an increasing trade of birds caught in the wild by people who turn to social media for cheap and easy means to promote the illegal market. The Philippine Center for Terrestrial and Aquatic Research (PCTAR), which keeps track of the bird trade, also asked the regional…

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6 YEARS IN JAIL FOR SMUGGLING RHINO HORNS

HCMC court Friday sentenced a man to six years in jail for illegally transporting rhino horns weighing over six kilograms from Mozambique. Nguyen Anh Duong, 49, of the northern Quang Ninh Province was found guilty of “violating regulations on the management and protection of endangered, precious and rare animals,” Phap Luat TPHCM (HCMC Laws) newspaper…

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QUANG NINH: 207 ILLEGAL TURTLES WERE FOUND ON CAR

12 PM – 16/11/2020 Tay Ninh Traffic police squad no.2 of Road and Railway Traffic Police Department from Tay Ninh province had suddenly checked and found out 207 turtles (haven’t classified the race) on a FORD car number 14B-018.36 on the route from Mong Cai to Ha Long. Driver Vu Le Huy (1978, Quang Ninh)…

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LOOKING BACK ON THE EXECUTIVE BRIEFING EVENT “VALUING NATURAL CAPITAL”

Ho Chi Minh city, 27th October 2020 – CHANGE and WildAid collaborated with the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) and British Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (BritCham Vietnam) to organize the event at Le Meridien Hotel. The event created an open space for discussions among business leaders, consulates, conservative organizations, and scientists…

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CORONAVIRUS DISRUPTS ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING, FOR NOW

The spread of the new coronavirus has stalled economic activity, halted travel and locked down some cross-border trade. Another sector that’s feeling the pinch is criminals trafficking illegally in poached wildlife. “Security is too heavy at the border. Products can’t go out,” said a person in Vietnam involved in the trade. That person spoke to…

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EVENT: VALUING NATURAL CAPITAL

VALUING NATURAL CAPITAL Reconsidering Business Development Pathways Towards the New Normal Time: 17:30-19:30, October 27, 2020 Location: Ballroom 1 – Le Meridien Hotel, 3C Ton Duc Thang, District 1, HCMC Dresscode: Formal Please confirm your attendance no later than October 20, 2020 with Ms. Nhi Thoi: 0977 092 077 | nhithoi@changevn.org COVID-19 has brought the…

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VIEWS AWARDS 2020

We are very fortunate to be the one who can make your own decisions in our life journey, being able to freely express what the hearts feel and the brains see in alluring or upsetting moments. However, all other species do not have that luck as they can neither speak and fight for their freedom…

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CHANGE & WILDAID LAUNCH AN ANIMATION VIDEO CALLING TO STOP CONSUMING BUSHMEAT

Link Youtube CHANGE: The Host Link Facebook CHANGE: The Host Link Facebook WildAid: The Host An educational communication product implemented by CHANGE and WildAid in response to Directive 29/CT-TTg on some urgent measures to manage wildlife issued by the Prime Minister on 23/07/2020: http://bit.ly/Chithi29_TTg, which addresses wildlife hunting, trafficking, and consumption, especially in cross-border routes,…

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