Wildlife

Detecting a large amount of wild animals hidden in imported banana containers

Around 4:00 p.m. on January 14, 2022, the Bo Y international border gate Customs Branch chaired and coordinated with the Bo Y international border gate border guard team, the city police team on HS, KT, MT – Ngoc Hoi district police. and the Technical Control Department (PC03) Kon Tum Provincial...

16/01/2022

Wildlife

Detecting a large amount of wild animals hidden in imported banana containers

Around 4:00 p.m. on January 14, 2022, the Bo Y international border gate Customs Branch chaired and coordinated with the Bo Y international border gate border guard team, the city police team on HS, KT, MT – Ngoc Hoi district police. and the Technical Control Department (PC03) Kon Tum Provincial...

16/01/2022
Wildlife

Arrest the subject of illegal hunting of wild animals

Subjects transported more than 20 individuals (alive and dead) including skunks, ferrets, and cave snakes without being able to present relevant documents. Around 12 o’clock on January 14, the task force of the Environmental Police Department of the Cao Bang Provincial Police in coordination with the Legal Inspection Department –...

14/01/2022
Wildlife

Thua Thien – Hue: Arresting a car carrying wild animals and many smuggled goods

Police of Hue City (Thua Thien-Hue) discovered and arrested a car transporting wild animals including 5 long-tailed porcupines and many smuggled goods, without receipts. On January 14, Hue City Police (Thua Thien – Hue) said that the Traffic Police Team while on patrol discovered a car transporting wild animals including...

14/01/2022
Wildlife

Population diversity of primates is in serious decline – urgent conservation action is needed

The Greater Mekong Subregion is currently home to 44 primate species, of which 25 live in Vietnam. However, this beautiful and unique animal is facing many threats to survival: habitat loss or fragmentation, climate change and poaching due to illegal consumption and trade. France. Hanoi – January 5, 2022 –...

05/01/2022
Wildlife

Anti-Money Laundering from Online Wildlife Trafficking in China

Chinese online platforms should consider implementing anti-money laundering (AML) methods by monitoring cash flows to prevent illegal wildlife trade and help uncover large-scale criminal networks that are negatively impacting species and ecosystems globally, according to TRAFFIC. Following the online market for a long time, TRAFFIC found that criminals often take...

05/01/2022
Wildlife

Tiger farms doing little to end wild poaching, Vietnam consumer study shows

More than 8,000 tigers are kept in captivity in China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam in commercial facilities ranging from residential basements to licensed venues operating under the guise of tourism, and battery-farm operations holding hundreds of tigers. Evidence shows that captive tigers and their body parts enter the legal and...

29/12/2021
Wildlife

VIEWS AWARDS 2021
Where Wildlife writers are honoured

On the afternoon of December 16, 2021, VIEWS Awards 2021 – “Tracing wild animal specialties” was officially held at Sofitel Saigon Plaza Hotel, closing the journey full of emotions and imprints of the contest. VIEWS Awards (Vietnam Information on Environment – Wildlife – Sustainability), an annual environmental journalism award initiated...

22/12/2021
Climate

HONOR THE CHAMPIONS YOUNG TALENT COMPETITION CREATIVE FOR THE CLIMATE

After more than a month, the contest “Children’s Creative Talents for the Climate” now also closes with the final result “broken” full of emotions. Top 10 contestants had excellent presentations and impressive answers to tough questions from the judges. The final round on the afternoon of December 19 would like...

20/12/2021
Wildlife

Singapore’s thriving online bird trade needs system to ensure legality

A study that found thousands of birds for sale online in Singapore highlights the critical need for a compulsory wildlife-pet registration system to make buyers more accountable and deter unlicensed sellers operating online. key findings The research found 3,354 live animals for sale in 44 Singapore-based Facebook groups from December 2018...

02/12/2021
Pollution

The sustainable finance blueprint: financing the transition

Transition to a more sustainable future needs financing solutions that support both climate and society-linked goals. For investors, tools that enable them to assess companies on their sustainability credentials are crucial to their decision-making. And for companies, getting access to the right sustainable finance solutions helps them to meet their...

30/11/2021

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Detecting a large amount of wild animals hidden in imported banana containers

Around 4:00 p.m. on January 14, 2022, the Bo Y international border gate Customs Branch chaired and coordinated with the Bo Y international border gate border guard team, the city police team on HS, KT, MT – Ngoc Hoi district police. and the Technical Control Department (PC03) Kon Tum Provincial…

16/01/2022

Arrest the subject of illegal hunting of wild animals

Subjects transported more than 20 individuals (alive and dead) including skunks, ferrets, and cave snakes without being able to present relevant documents. Around 12 o’clock on January 14, the task force of the Environmental Police Department of the Cao Bang Provincial Police in coordination with the Legal Inspection Department –…

14/01/2022

Thua Thien – Hue: Arresting a car carrying wild animals and many smuggled goods

Police of Hue City (Thua Thien-Hue) discovered and arrested a car transporting wild animals including 5 long-tailed porcupines and many smuggled goods, without receipts. On January 14, Hue City Police (Thua Thien – Hue) said that the Traffic Police Team while on patrol discovered a car transporting wild animals including…

14/01/2022

Population diversity of primates is in serious decline – urgent conservation action is needed

The Greater Mekong Subregion is currently home to 44 primate species, of which 25 live in Vietnam. However, this beautiful and unique animal is facing many threats to survival: habitat loss or fragmentation, climate change and poaching due to illegal consumption and trade. France. Hanoi – January 5, 2022 –…

05/01/2022

Anti-Money Laundering from Online Wildlife Trafficking in China

Chinese online platforms should consider implementing anti-money laundering (AML) methods by monitoring cash flows to prevent illegal wildlife trade and help uncover large-scale criminal networks that are negatively impacting species and ecosystems globally, according to TRAFFIC. Following the online market for a long time, TRAFFIC found that criminals often take…

05/01/2022

Tiger farms doing little to end wild poaching, Vietnam consumer study shows

More than 8,000 tigers are kept in captivity in China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam in commercial facilities ranging from residential basements to licensed venues operating under the guise of tourism, and battery-farm operations holding hundreds of tigers. Evidence shows that captive tigers and their body parts enter the legal and…

29/12/2021

VIEWS AWARDS 2021
Where Wildlife writers are honoured

On the afternoon of December 16, 2021, VIEWS Awards 2021 – “Tracing wild animal specialties” was officially held at Sofitel Saigon Plaza Hotel, closing the journey full of emotions and imprints of the contest. VIEWS Awards (Vietnam Information on Environment – Wildlife – Sustainability), an annual environmental journalism award initiated…

22/12/2021

Singapore’s thriving online bird trade needs system to ensure legality

A study that found thousands of birds for sale online in Singapore highlights the critical need for a compulsory wildlife-pet registration system to make buyers more accountable and deter unlicensed sellers operating online. key findings The research found 3,354 live animals for sale in 44 Singapore-based Facebook groups from December 2018…

02/12/2021

New study links major fashion brands to Amazon deforestation

LVMH, Zara, Nike and others at risk of contribution to destruction of rainforest based on connections to leather industry New research into the fashion industry’s complex global supply chains shows that a number of large fashion brands are at risk of contributing to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, based on…

29/11/2021

Pangolin trafficking: Iceberg tip of Nigeria’s illegal trade revealed

Since the first reported pangolin seizure in Nigeria in 2010, the country has seen an explosion in the black market for the world’s most trafficked mammal—becoming Africa’s hub for the criminal export of pangolin products to East Asia. Use of pangolin scales in traditional Chinese medicines has resulted in Asian…

04/11/2021

Ninh Binh: Sky birds were caught in the net and died in the rice fields

Around September-October every year, in the rice fields of Hoi Ninh, Chat Binh communes,… Kim Son district (Ninh Binh province), people begin to stretch net fences to trap sky birds. Present in the rice fields of Hoi Ninh, Chat Binh … Kim Son district, Dan Viet reporter recorded a series…

23/10/2021

Indonesian Police Shut Down Facebook Page, Charge Man in Selling of Exotic Animals

Indonesian police have arrested a man, charging him in the selling of endangered animals through a Facebook page. The Yogyakarta City Police Cyber ​​Patrol found a Facebook page selling the animals without a permit, the Indonesian news website Tempo reported. “After we investigated, the suspect was in Semarang City, then we coordinated with the…

23/10/2021

HONOR THE CHAMPIONS YOUNG TALENT COMPETITION CREATIVE FOR THE CLIMATE

After more than a month, the contest “Children’s Creative Talents for the Climate” now also closes with the final result “broken” full of emotions. Top 10 contestants had excellent presentations and impressive answers to tough questions from the judges. The final round on the afternoon of December 19 would like…

20/12/2021

World’s underground fungal life to be mapped for first time

BRUSSELS, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Scientists unveiled plans on Tuesday to map the world’s huge underground webs of fungi for the first time, to identify hotspots that could better protect natural ecosystems and store carbon dioxide to help tackle climate change. Underground fungal networks underpin the health of plants, trees…

30/11/2021

‘Confronting’: Great Barrier Reef faces frequent extreme coral bleaching at 2C heating, research finds

Even if warming is kept to 1.5C, bleaching would hit more than three times a decade, study predicts Parts of the Great Barrier Reef would be hit with extreme levels of coral bleaching five times each decade by the middle of this century if global heating was kept just below 2C, according…

29/11/2021

CHANGE ENJOYING COP26 CONFERENCE WITH ACTIVITIES COP GAME

In response to the COP26 Climate Change Summit taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, with the participation of representatives of nearly 200 countries including Vietnam, CHANGE decided to bring a playground of climate knowledge. The sequel is called COP Game. Inspired by the movie Squid game – The famous squid game…

26/11/2021

CHANGE LAUNCHES THE CREATIVE TALENT COMPETITION FOR THE CLIMATE 2021

In response to COP26 – The 26th United Nations Summit on Climate Change is taking place in Glasgow (United Kingdom), CHANGE launches the 2021 Climate Innovation Child Talent competition with the theme “This Earth is ours” in order to allow today’s generation of children to present their creative ideas, express…

11/11/2021

“Green Neighborhood” returns to Da Kao ward with many exciting activities

After a temporary pause due to the epidemic, in October 2021, CHANGE and the Green Neighborhood project officially returned to the people of Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, with many exciting activities welcoming the new normal life. Building works on landscapes and environmentally friendly living models…

30/10/2021

WHO: Climate action at COP26 could save millions of lives

On October 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) and about three-quarters of global health care workers called on governments to step up climate action at the United Nations Summit on climate change for the 26th edition (COP26), and argues that this could save millions of lives each year. WHO report…

12/10/2021

The Science of Climate Change Explained: Facts, Evidence and Proof

The science of climate change is more solid and widely agreed upon than you might think. But the scope of the topic, as well as rampant disinformation, can make it hard to separate fact from fiction. Here, we’ve done our best to present you with not only the most accurate scientific information,…

22/09/2021

Italian-Vietnamese photo exhibit sheds virtual light on global climate change

The “Italian Routes – Mountains, Mountaineering, Climate Change” and “Landscapes of Vietnam” exhibit underlines the plight of global climate change. The dual exhibition, held by the Italian Embassy in Hanoi and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in August, delivers a strong message on the effects of climate change and the interconnectedness…

11/09/2021

The effects of a warmer world are visible in animals’ bodies

Hundreds of species show signs of adapting to a warming climate. For humans, adapting to climate change will mostly be a matter of technology. More air conditioning, better-designed houses and bigger flood defences may help ameliorate the effects of a warmer world. Animals will have to rely on changing their…

11/09/2021

The United States Isn’t Ready for the New Phase of Climate Change

For decades, scientists have warned that climate change would unleash ferocious natural disasters unlike anything in recorded human history. They predicted that ever-increasing greenhouse gas emissions would cause global temperatures to rise, touching off a vicious cycle of longer and hotter heat waves, deeper droughts, and bigger storms. Most decision-makers,…

08/09/2021

NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland Mission Leaves for Its Last Field Trip

The pioneering campaign drops probes from a plane into the sea to track how seawater is melting glaciers and lend insight into the future of sea level rise. This week, NASA’s airborne Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) mission begins its final survey of glaciers that flow from Greenland into the ocean….

20/08/2021

The sustainable finance blueprint: financing the transition

Transition to a more sustainable future needs financing solutions that support both climate and society-linked goals. For investors, tools that enable them to assess companies on their sustainability credentials are crucial to their decision-making. And for companies, getting access to the right sustainable finance solutions helps them to meet their…

30/11/2021

Microplastics – Tiny objects cause huge consequences

Microplastics are present in the air – according to the EcoLab research institute in France Washing 6 kg of clothes of all kinds will release 728,000 microplastic fibers – According to COMPOSE Microplastics, if broken, can cause neurological diseases and respiratory diseases – According to research published in the scientific…

21/11/2021

THE BIRTH OF PLASTIC – FROM “NEW INVENTION” TO GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE

Plastic used to be: ▪️ Considered as a solution to protect the environment. ▪️ Big step up by a $10,000 prize. CAMPAIGN INFORMATION HomoPlastic is a campaign implemented by CHANGE in collaboration with the French Embassy, part of the COMPOSE project. The goal of the project is to build a…

16/11/2021

France to ban the sale of vegetables and fruits in plastic packaging from 2022

France will ban plastic packaging for nearly all fruit and vegetable products from January 1, 2022, aiming to reduce waste, the French Environment Ministry said on October 11, 2020. plastic waste. Specifically, the French government has announced a list of about 30 fruits and vegetables that will be sold without…

12/10/2021

Spain to ban the sale of vegetables and fruits in plastic packaging by 2023.

The Spanish government will issue a royal decree banning the sale of fruit and vegetables in plastic packaging at retail businesses and supermarkets in the territory by 2023, aiming to reduce pollution. garbage and environmental protection. According to Spanish press sources, the new decree developed by the Ministry of Ecological …

25/09/2021

Air pollution is slashing years off the lives of billions, report finds

Dirty air is a far greater killer than smoking, car crashes or HIV/Aids, with coal burning the leading cause Air pollution is cutting short the lives of billions of people by up to six years, according to a new report, making it a far greater killer than smoking, car crashes or HIV/Aids….

01/09/2021

Air pollution linked to more severe mental illness – study

Research finds small rise in exposure to air pollution leads to higher risk of needing treatment Exposure to air pollution is linked to an increased severity of mental illness, according to the most comprehensive study of its kind. The research, involving 13,000 people in London, found that a relatively small increase…

27/08/2021

HAU GIANG MAN BUILD FREE RAFTS FROM PLASTIC BOTTLES

On the rivers of the Mekong Delta these days, you can meet the floating rafts of Mr. Le Van Hieu. Frustrated by plastic bottles floating in his fields, he came up with a solution to both reduce pollution and help poor households transport. Watch video here.

22/05/2021

TWO MAJOR JAPANESE BANKS DROP NEW COAL, BUT LOOPHOLES IN POLICES SPARK CONCERN

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group’s decarbonisation pledge came a day after Mizuho’s. Activists say if loopholes built into the lenders’ new policies are exploited, the banks could keep funding coal regardless. Two major Japanese banks that are among the biggest funders of coal power have announced that they would no longer…

25/04/2021

IN MARCH, THE LEVEL OF AIR POLLUTION DECREASED

In March, although the PM 2.5 dust concentration continued to go up in Hanoi it decreased more than in January and February. In other cities, the air quality in March maintained quite well. The General Department of Environment (Ministry of Resources and Environment) identified seasonal fluctuations in the weather along…

19/04/2021

THE PLABSTIC HUB: WHERE EVERYONE CAN BE A SCHOLAR

CHANGE collaborated with the Consulate General of France in Ho Chi Minh City to officially launch an exhibition called "The Plabstic Hub'' (short for Plastic Laboratory Hub) at Van Hanh Mall – 11 Su Van Hanh Street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City. The event will take place for five days, from 16 to 20 January 2021, and welcomes all guests. Every participant will have an opportunity to be a scholar in a sci-fi research institute to learn about the up-to-date plastic pollution facts, find out practical alternative solutions, and move towards adopting a green-sustainable lifestyle.

28/01/2021

“HOMO PLASTICS” CAMPAIGN

CHANGE cooperated with the French Embassy to officially launch a new communications campaign titled “Homo Plastics,” with the overarching message: “Science gives warnings, action decides the world’s fate.”

06/11/2020

The Journey to bring “The Earth Overshoot Day” to Vietnamese people

The Earth Overshoot Day operations have been launched in many countries around the world for many years, but this year is the first time that CHANGE officially launched the campaign and called upon the community in Vietnam to participate in. The last day of July 2021 is the time when…

22/10/2021

OUR TRAINING IS “ONE OF A KIND”

Weekly Training is an interesting activity, a cultural value that may only exist at CHANGE, where we can learn new things, share our own experience and enjoy entertainment after working hours. In the context that the world is constantly changing and volatile, the environmental comprehension and internal education programs in…

21/10/2021

The journey of making documentary film “Too much suffering before making it home”

Our Blog not only shares about what we do for the environment at CHANGE, but also events and stories that we sometimes stumble upon along the way. Today, we would like to introduce to everyone Thao Nguyen – a new acquaintance that we barely had the chance to meet in…

06/10/2021

Ms. Hoang Thi Minh Hong – the woman who inspired Mr. Obama

In 2019, in a speech about young leaders who have inspired him, former US President Obama mentioned many prominent names who have created changes, even if they are small, yet, having significant impacts. Among those names, a representative of Vietnam represents the “climate hero,” Hoang Thi Minh Hong. Former US…

10/07/2021

HOANG THI MINH HONG – WHO BROUGHT EARTH HOUR BACK TO VIETNAM – WAS HONORED AS ONE OF THE 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN VIETNAM IN 2019 BY FORBES VIETNAM.

Hoang Thi Minh Hong, the eldest sister at CHANGE, is well known for her honor of “Climate Hero” or “Hong Antarctica.” She was recently named one of the 50 most influential women in Vietnam in 2019, voted by Forbes magazine. Ms. Hong is the founder of the Center for Hands-on…

20/06/2021

UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES WHEN HOSTING ACTIVITIES FOR “RISE FOR CLIMATE”

As part of the “Rise for Climate” activity series, members of the Climate Change Leadership Camp 2018 gathered for a series of workshops and events aimed at introducing new ideas about campaigning on climate change to younger communities. With a focus on creative ideas and youthful enthusiasm, staff and students…

05/09/2018

CHANGE’S OFFICIAL CORPORATION IDENTIFY PROGRAM SHIFT

Over the four years since it was established, CHANGE has played a pioneering role in raising public awareness on environmental issues. Our key areas of focus have been climate change and renewable energy solutions and the illegal trade and use of endangered wildlife products in order to protect these species…

05/09/2017

SEMINAR ON CLIMATE AND ENERGY RAISES VOICE OF FRONTLINE COMMUNITY, CORPORATE SECTOR AND SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Ho Chi Minh City, April 27 2016, CHANGE/350.org Vietnam and the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA) hosted a seminar “Power shift: change to tackle climate change” at the Vien Dong Hotel, at 275A Pham Ngu Lao, Q1, HCMC. The seminar aimed at promoting voice of the community in ensuring sustainable development of the country, raising awareness about the connection between energy development and climate change and other environmental and social issues, and suggesting practical and feasible solutions in the country’s contexts.

29/08/2017

CHANGE’S POINT OF VIEW ON THE EVENT OF MARINE LIFE DISASTER IN CENTRAL VIETNAM

The recent large-scale fish mortality event in Vietnam’s central region was a serious environmental disaster. The poisoned seafood has affected the livelihood and health of hundreds of Vietnamese, while the marine ecosystem, fish populations and local biodiversity has also been severely affected. Authorities have not yet concluded as to the…

29/08/2017

LIVE SIMPLE

What does it mean to LIVE SIMPLE? It does not mean leaving the world behind to live a life of self-sufficiency in the forest It does not mean casting off material possessions, property or money It does not mean just hanging around, not getting involved Instead, Live Simple is an…

29/08/2017