Wildlife

Hluhluwe Imfolozi rhino poacher handed 28-year prison sentence

A 45-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to an effective 28 years in prison after being convicted of conspiracy to hunt rhino, two counts of hunting and killing a protected species and one count of hunting without a permit. The Empangeni regional court in KwaZulu-Natal sentenced  Michael Kleinbaas Masuku for...

20/06/2022

Wildlife

Hluhluwe Imfolozi rhino poacher handed 28-year prison sentence

A 45-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to an effective 28 years in prison after being convicted of conspiracy to hunt rhino, two counts of hunting and killing a protected species and one count of hunting without a permit. The Empangeni regional court in KwaZulu-Natal sentenced  Michael Kleinbaas Masuku for...

20/06/2022
Wildlife

GUARDIANS OF THE WILD: DISCOVER THE ROLE OF PANGOLINS IN THE ECOSYSTEM AND TAKE ACTION TO SAFEGUARD THEM

“Guardians of the Wild” is the name of CHANGE and WildAid’s most recent pangolin conservation campaign, which seek to enhance public awareness of pangolins’ role in the ecosystem and thereby safeguard this endangered species from poaching and illegal trading. Following the success of previous campaigns that have made a great...

10/06/2022
Wildlife

Two Asian elephant tusks seized at Rajamahendravaram, two-member gang held

Rajamahendravaram police producing the Inter-State gang and two tusks of Asian elephant at a press conference in the city on Sunday. Photo: By arrangement On June 4, the gang arrived at Rajamahendravaram to sell the tusks which they got from a Hyderabad-based kingpin The Rajamahendravaram city police seized two tusks...

09/06/2022
Wildlife

Hanoi police seize biggest bear bile haul

The bear bile bottles seized in the case in Hanoi on May 27, 2022. (Photo courtesy of ENV) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Hanoi Police netted the largest haul of illegal bear bile in the country, according to a press release from the NGO Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) on June 3. On May 27, 2022,...

03/06/2022
Wildlife

Yemeni national arrested at Entebbe Airport with 15kg of Rhino horns

The Rhino horns were disguised in a suit case. COURTESY PHOTO Entebbe, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) canine unit has arrested a Yemeni national with 26 pieces of rhino horns weighing 15 kilogrammes. The suspect identified as Al-Maamari Maged Mutahar Ali was arrested at 3.10am on...

29/05/2022
Wildlife

Ivory ban loophole means elephant body parts can still be traded in UK

Legislation makes no mention of skins, feet, ears and tails so these can continue to be bought and sold Elephant skins, feet, ears and tails will continue to be traded in the UK even after next month’s ivory ban comes into force, it has been revealed. The government has been...

27/05/2022
Wildlife

26kg of rhino horn destined for Singapore found in hand luggage

  These rhino horns were seized at the OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday afternoon. A man was arrested. Image: SAPS   Gauteng police arrested a 42-year-old man and seized a number of rhino horns weighing 26kg at OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday afternoon. “About 12:36 on Thursday afternoon, a...

27/05/2022
Wildlife

In 5 years, not a single person behind tons of wildlife trafficking has been caught

From 2018 until now, not a single person behind the “huge” wildlife trade network in the seaport has been brought to trial and prosecuted for criminal liability. On May 10, Education for Nature in Vietnam (ENV) held a seminar on the topic “Handling wildlife crimes in Vietnam: Achievements and challenges”...

23/05/2022
Wildlife

DR Congo authorities seize 1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory

The seizure marks one of the largest in Africa in years. Authorities in the southeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo have seized one and a half tonnes of elephant ivory, legal and environmental officials said, one of the largest hauls in Africa in years. Officers discovered the smuggled...

19/05/2022
Climate

United Nations: Before long, humans will have to face with disasters everyday. The findings show that the world is set to face 1.5 disasters a day – 560 a year – by 2030, as humans put themselves on a “spiral of self-destruction” by heating up the climate and ignoring risk,...

16/05/2022

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Hluhluwe Imfolozi rhino poacher handed 28-year prison sentence

A 45-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to an effective 28 years in prison after being convicted of conspiracy to hunt rhino, two counts of hunting and killing a protected species and one count of hunting without a permit. The Empangeni regional court in KwaZulu-Natal sentenced  Michael Kleinbaas Masuku for…

20/06/2022

GUARDIANS OF THE WILD: DISCOVER THE ROLE OF PANGOLINS IN THE ECOSYSTEM AND TAKE ACTION TO SAFEGUARD THEM

“Guardians of the Wild” is the name of CHANGE and WildAid’s most recent pangolin conservation campaign, which seek to enhance public awareness of pangolins’ role in the ecosystem and thereby safeguard this endangered species from poaching and illegal trading. Following the success of previous campaigns that have made a great…

10/06/2022

Two Asian elephant tusks seized at Rajamahendravaram, two-member gang held

Rajamahendravaram police producing the Inter-State gang and two tusks of Asian elephant at a press conference in the city on Sunday. Photo: By arrangement On June 4, the gang arrived at Rajamahendravaram to sell the tusks which they got from a Hyderabad-based kingpin The Rajamahendravaram city police seized two tusks…

09/06/2022

Hanoi police seize biggest bear bile haul

The bear bile bottles seized in the case in Hanoi on May 27, 2022. (Photo courtesy of ENV) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Hanoi Police netted the largest haul of illegal bear bile in the country, according to a press release from the NGO Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) on June 3. On May 27, 2022,…

03/06/2022

Yemeni national arrested at Entebbe Airport with 15kg of Rhino horns

The Rhino horns were disguised in a suit case. COURTESY PHOTO Entebbe, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) canine unit has arrested a Yemeni national with 26 pieces of rhino horns weighing 15 kilogrammes. The suspect identified as Al-Maamari Maged Mutahar Ali was arrested at 3.10am on…

29/05/2022

Ivory ban loophole means elephant body parts can still be traded in UK

Legislation makes no mention of skins, feet, ears and tails so these can continue to be bought and sold Elephant skins, feet, ears and tails will continue to be traded in the UK even after next month’s ivory ban comes into force, it has been revealed. The government has been…

27/05/2022

26kg of rhino horn destined for Singapore found in hand luggage

  These rhino horns were seized at the OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday afternoon. A man was arrested. Image: SAPS   Gauteng police arrested a 42-year-old man and seized a number of rhino horns weighing 26kg at OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday afternoon. “About 12:36 on Thursday afternoon, a…

27/05/2022

In 5 years, not a single person behind tons of wildlife trafficking has been caught

From 2018 until now, not a single person behind the “huge” wildlife trade network in the seaport has been brought to trial and prosecuted for criminal liability. On May 10, Education for Nature in Vietnam (ENV) held a seminar on the topic “Handling wildlife crimes in Vietnam: Achievements and challenges”…

23/05/2022

DR Congo authorities seize 1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory

The seizure marks one of the largest in Africa in years. Authorities in the southeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo have seized one and a half tonnes of elephant ivory, legal and environmental officials said, one of the largest hauls in Africa in years. Officers discovered the smuggled…

19/05/2022

Thua Thien – Hue rescues wild animals via hotline

The hotline to rescue wild animals has just been set up by Forest Rangers of Thua Thien – Hue and has been effective, when the animals have been discovered and informed by the people, thereby saving precious and rare individuals. Upon receiving information from people residing in Cham residential group,…

06/05/2022

Prosecute a buyer of animal bones and pangolin scales for medicine

Hung admitted that the bones of wild animals and pangolin scales were bought from three unknown people along the Vietnam-Laos border to make medicine. On May 6, the police of Bo Trach district (Quang Binh) said that they had prosecuted and detained Mai Thanh Hung for 4 months (born in…

06/05/2022

Dorset ospreys produce egg for first time in 200 years

Birds are focus of conservation efforts after becoming extinct due to habitat loss and shooting The Birds of Poole Harbour’s nest camera livestreams the group’s conservation efforts to reintroduce osprey to the south of England. Photograph: Birds of Poole Harbour A pair of ospreys have made the first breeding attempt…

26/04/2022

United Nations: Before long, humans will have to face with disasters everyday. The findings show that the world is set to face 1.5 disasters a day – 560 a year – by 2030, as humans put themselves on a “spiral of self-destruction” by heating up the climate and ignoring risk,…

16/05/2022

Five charts that show why our food is not ready for the climate crisis

Crops are already seeing losses from heat and drought. Can genetic diversity – a return to foods’ origins – help combat the climate challenges ahead? The industrialization of agriculture in the last century boosted production around the world – but that success also made our food systems much more vulnerable…

22/04/2022

Extremes of 40C above normal: what’s causing ‘extraordinary’ heating in polar regions?

Antarctic and Arctic temperatures have shocked researchers. How unusual are they? What are the consequences? Scientists have been shocked by high temperatures in both Antarctica and the Arctic in recent days, with one Antarctic station recording a temperature more than 40C above seasonal norms. Photograph: Natalie Thomas/Reuters. Unusually high temperatures…

21/03/2022

The big idea: can forests teach us to live better?

Community, family, connection … how trees could be the model for a new way of being When you walk in the forest, breathe in the fresh air and notice how vibrant you feel. The oxygen entering your lungs is produced by photosynthesis, where plants turn light into chemical energy, at…

21/03/2022

Creating a Sustainable Tomorrow in Vietnam: Hoang Thi Minh Hong

For International Women’s Day 2022, The World Bank is talking with women leaders across East Asia and the Pacific who are advancing gender equality today to help create a more sustainable future for all. Hoang Thi Minh Hong is the founder and executive director of CHANGE – a dynamic Vietnamese…

08/03/2022

Wildfires likely to increase by a third by 2050, warns UN

Even previously unaffected countries likely to see uncontrollable blazes, says study, which calls for shift to spending on prevention Wildfires that have devastated California, Australia and Siberia will become 50% more common by the end of the century, according to a new report that warns of uncontrollable blazes ravaging previously unaffected…

23/02/2022

Greenland’s ice is melting from the bottom up — and far faster than previously thought, study shows

(CNN)The ice sheet covering Greenland is melting rapidly at its base and is injecting far more water and ice into the ocean than previously understood, according to new research, which could have serious ramifications for global sea level rise. “Unprecedented” rates of melting have been observed at the bottom of the…

22/02/2022

REVEALING 07 EXCELLENT ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS OF “VIETNAM LEADERSHIP CLIMATE CAMP” 2021

After a period of evaluation and careful consideration, the Organizers of Vietnam Climate Leadership Camp (abbreviated to VCLC) has selected seven ideas for environmental projects to continue the next phase of education and training. Previously, at the 2021 Vietnam Climate Leadership Camp, 50 young people from 15 provinces with 14…

15/02/2022

THE PEOPLE OF DA KAO WARD JOIN THE GREEN NEIGHBORHOOD EVENT

On January 16, 2022, CHANGE cooperates with the Consulate of Switzerland, the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) and the Youth Union, the Women’s Union of Da Kao Ward to organize the Green Neighborhood Festival at Apartment 1A-1B Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Quarter 8, Da Kao Ward, District 1. The event…

17/01/2022

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

We Created A Monster: 5 Alarming Facts About Plastic Pollution In Vietnam

An article by Hiezle Bual published on Vietcetera Did you know that an average Vietnamese person produces 37 kilograms of plastic waste per year? If you can’t visualize that, go see the Plastic Beast. Just last week, our social media platforms were flooded with photos and reels of trees and plants, oceans…

03/05/2022

Microplastics found in human blood for first time

Exclusive: The discovery shows the particles can travel around the body and may lodge in organs Microplastics cause damage to human cells in the laboratory. Photograph: David Kelly/Photograph David Kelly Microplastic pollution has been detected in human blood for the first time, with scientists finding the tiny particles in almost…

23/03/2022

Could a behavioural change campaign save energy and cut Russian gas imports?

A call for collective action could help UK pivot away from dependence on Russian fossil fuels There is a second world war poster showing a red-faced couple looking angrily at their daughter as she adds more fuel to their fire. The caption reads: “Save fuel to make munitions for battle.” It was…

23/03/2022

Air pollution linked to higher risk of autoimmune diseases

Illnesses including rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s more likely after long-term exposure to particulates, study finds Long-term exposure to air pollution can increase the risk of autoimmune disease, research has found. Exposure to particulates has already been linked to strokes, brain cancer, miscarriage and mental health problems. A global review, published in 2019, concluded that almost every…

15/03/2022

Walmart tests ways to ditch single-use plastics, as climate advocates urge the retailer to go faster

Walmart is trying to reduce its reliance on single-use plastic bags. It has a piolot program through its subscription grocery service, InHome. Kellyann Petry   When Walmart rolled out a new grocery delivery service, it tested a bold premise: customers letting a stranger walk into their homes to deliver milk, eggs and…

15/02/2022

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

A story from The Dreamland Hue

At CHANGE, we do not hesitate to be different, but always open our arms to accept the diversity of everyone. Thanks to that, the atmosphere at CHANGE is always bustling and joyful, filled with “cultural exchanges” between regions, from which creative ideas are always explored. This story was brought by…

13/03/2022

“CoVy” of CHANGE: the one who brings warmth to the office

As a member of the “Homie” team, as the name suggests, if anyone feels lonely, cold, or lost in CHANGE, you can find CoVy (this Vy won’t make you undergo quarantine, don’t worry) . Vy is currently in charge of human resources, and is always responsible for “taking care” of…

13/03/2022

Tam Anh’s story: a girl who loves making friends with succulents and wild nature

With love of the environment as the first stepping stone, as she comes to CHANGE, witnessing urgent environmental issues, photos and videos about wildlife poaching, getting in touch with more in-depth knowledge of the current ecosystem, Tam Anh – a girl who already harbors a great love for nature, becomes…

13/03/2022

Que Pham: The girl with “aromatic” name and the story of being “seduced” into CHANGE

Que is one of many young people who are called by the call of love for nature to become a CHANGEr. Que is handling many projects at CHANGE day by day, from Pollution to Wildlife. How did the girl from the land of Quang Ninh head to the South to…

13/03/2022

On the job trainees at CHANGE

On the job trainees at CHANGE 1. My Tam’s story in CHANGE: I had a busy and meaningful “interval”. The CHANGErs have been lamenting “oh I’m so old” every time upon hearing new members introduce their birth year. That’s what they call “talented youth”. Those who have just reached the…

13/03/2022

Minh Anh of “Green Neighborhood” and relentless weekends

Minh Anh (also known as MAnh, with a capital letter A) is currently a Pollution project officer at CHANGE. However, MAnh is also known for another “title”, which is the “weekend thief” of everyone in the office. What do you do at CHANGE? I am currently a Project Officer specializing…

13/03/2022

Pusa or Phuc Sang, the “multiple personalities” person of CHANGE with a series of super cool “titles”

If you’ve been following CHANGE for a while, you probably know that in addition to Facebook fan page, CHANGE also caught up on the trend and “invested” in a TikTok channel called Not So Breaking News. And on this special 9-year-old CHANGE’s birthday, we would like to reveal the face…

13/03/2022

Linh’s story: Protecting the environment and writing content, sounds unrelated but incredibly related

Every day doing word-related work and telling stories for CHANGE, but on special occasions like this 9-year-old “baby” birthday, Linh – a friend who “sells words” at CHANGE, doesn’t know where to start to tell the story of her “predestined relationship” with CHANGE. Linh’s impression of CHANGE? Actually, before I…

13/03/2022

“Design Department” is the name that CHANGErs exclusively gives the Beautifying team at CHANGE. As a top one welcomed person at CHANGE in every campaign and event season, the “arts team leader” also harbors his own confessions and stories. What is the daily work of a Designer at CHANGE? Collect…

13/03/2022

MC Phuong Vo and the untold stories

Ben Tre girl, “homegrown” MC Phuong Vo (also known as UP) of CHANGE has always been loved by campers of many seasons of Vietnam Climate Leaders Camp (VCLC). On the occasion of CHANGE’s 9th birthday, let’s discover the “showbiz secrets” of this famous girl! What is UP’s job at CHANGE?…

13/03/2022

CHANGE’s accountant – The”ordinary” person among the “dreamers” forest.

“Miss Chau, how do you do this paper?” “Miss Chau, does this need a payment request?” “Sister, how about this contract?”… That’s just one of many “calls for help” from CHANGErs every event season. And the “silent hero” who is always ready to answer 100,000 questions of “why”, to help…

13/03/2022

Cody’s story

Talking about this character, we only have a few favorite nicknames for the older brother, which are: “Spelling Police” or “Dream Slayer”, but often regards himself as a gentle, easy-going person. bullied. Up to now, he has also accompanied CHANGE for nearly 3 years. There are certainly happy stories, sad…

13/03/2022