Wildlife

6 dead two-horned rhinoceros in Nghe An, which weigh more-than-1-ton, were sampled and destroyed

Police are clarifying the cause of 6 rhinos raised at the zoo died simultaneously. The dead rhinos were 2-horned rhinoceros (Sumatran rhinoceros), each weighing more than 1 ton and all of them were sampled and destroyed. Rhinos are raised in the ecological zone. Photo: M.T Regarding the case of 6...

23/09/2022

Wildlife

6 dead two-horned rhinoceros in Nghe An, which weigh more-than-1-ton, were sampled and destroyed

Police are clarifying the cause of 6 rhinos raised at the zoo died simultaneously. The dead rhinos were 2-horned rhinoceros (Sumatran rhinoceros), each weighing more than 1 ton and all of them were sampled and destroyed. Rhinos are raised in the ecological zone. Photo: M.T Regarding the case of 6...

23/09/2022
Climate

Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ could meet its doom faster than scientists predict

VTV.vn – Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is facing an alarmingly fast melting rate. (Photo: Alexandra Mazur/University of Gothenburg) Underwater robots observing the Thwaites glacier – the river nicknamed “Doomsday” has realized its “doomsday” may come sooner than expected with the rate of melting ice increasing rapidly. A detailed map of...

22/09/2022
Pollution

Reduction of plastics use before the next step of banning single-use Plastics 

The World Bank (WB) has just released two reports on: “Analysis of plastic waste pollution in Vietnam” and “Towards a national roadmap on single-use plastics in Vietnam”. The expert group has proposed that to tackle plastic waste pollution, it must start from reducing plastic use, imposing fees, and finally banning...

12/09/2022
Pollution

Vietnam’s largest waste-to-power plant to begin operation

HA NOI – Soc Son waste-to-power plant, with a capacity of handling 4,000 tons of solid refuse daily, started operating on the morning of July 25, after many delays. At 8:05 a.m. Incinerator No.1, with a capacity of 15MW, successfully connected to the national grid. With the operation of Incinerator...

12/09/2022
Pollution

Vietnam releases 3.1 million tons of plastic waste into the environment every year

Statistics of the World Bank show that Vietnam has become one of the major sources of plastic waste in the world. An estimated 3.1 million tons of plastic waste is dumped on land each year, and the amount of waste dumped into the oceans is between 0.28 and 0.73 million...

12/09/2022
Wildlife

An illegal transportation of 30 civets caught in Tay Ninh

The illegal transportation of 30 Small Indian civets A driver transporting 30 Small Indian civets has just been arrested by the Tay Ninh Provincial Police. Specifically, at 3 p.m. on August 5, after receiving information that someone was driving a car with control plate 70A-192.04 transporting wild animals from Chau...

08/09/2022
Pollution

Saving the world’s most polluted river in Indonesia

The Citarum was once the most polluted river in the world which caused 15 million people living on it to suffer and struggle for a long time.   Source: Zing News; Unilad

07/09/2022
Wildlife

259 Rhinos Have Been Poached During The First Six Months Of 2022; Poachers Are On The Move In South Africa

Sanparks recently announced that a total of 259 rhinos have been poached for their horns in South Africa during the first half of this year. Sadly, the demand for rhino horns remains a constant threat to the population of the endangered species. Crime syndicates are continuing to operate within South...

10/08/2022
Wildlife

Kbang: Detecting a household illegally capturing wild animals

(GLO) – According to the locals, on August 1, The Forest Protection Department in Kbang District coordinated with the district police and Kbang town police (Gia Lai province) to inspect Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lai’s house (residential group 11, Kbang town) and discovered that there were wild animals in the freezer....

08/08/2022
Wildlife

3 Vietnamese arraigned over pangolin scale, tusk smuggling in Nigeria

The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) brought seven men, including three Vietnamese nationals, to the Federal High Court in Lagos, the African country’s largest city, for allegedly trafficking pangolin scales and elephant ivory last week. 3 Vietnamese arraigned over pangolin scale, tusk smuggling in Nigeria The arraignment took place on July...

03/08/2022

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6 dead two-horned rhinoceros in Nghe An, which weigh more-than-1-ton, were sampled and destroyed

Police are clarifying the cause of 6 rhinos raised at the zoo died simultaneously. The dead rhinos were 2-horned rhinoceros (Sumatran rhinoceros), each weighing more than 1 ton and all of them were sampled and destroyed. Rhinos are raised in the ecological zone. Photo: M.T Regarding the case of 6…

23/09/2022

An illegal transportation of 30 civets caught in Tay Ninh

The illegal transportation of 30 Small Indian civets A driver transporting 30 Small Indian civets has just been arrested by the Tay Ninh Provincial Police. Specifically, at 3 p.m. on August 5, after receiving information that someone was driving a car with control plate 70A-192.04 transporting wild animals from Chau…

08/09/2022

259 Rhinos Have Been Poached During The First Six Months Of 2022; Poachers Are On The Move In South Africa

Sanparks recently announced that a total of 259 rhinos have been poached for their horns in South Africa during the first half of this year. Sadly, the demand for rhino horns remains a constant threat to the population of the endangered species. Crime syndicates are continuing to operate within South…

10/08/2022

Kbang: Detecting a household illegally capturing wild animals

(GLO) – According to the locals, on August 1, The Forest Protection Department in Kbang District coordinated with the district police and Kbang town police (Gia Lai province) to inspect Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lai’s house (residential group 11, Kbang town) and discovered that there were wild animals in the freezer….

08/08/2022

3 Vietnamese arraigned over pangolin scale, tusk smuggling in Nigeria

The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) brought seven men, including three Vietnamese nationals, to the Federal High Court in Lagos, the African country’s largest city, for allegedly trafficking pangolin scales and elephant ivory last week. 3 Vietnamese arraigned over pangolin scale, tusk smuggling in Nigeria The arraignment took place on July…

03/08/2022

Wild tiger population has risen by 40%

Recent reports from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have shown that the number of wild tigers has increased by 40%, compared to the assessment from 2015. Tiger population has increased steadily over the years. D. Johnston According to IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species, the number of…

01/08/2022

Tiger conservation in Vietnam: Only lack of “Doing real things”!

The story of protecting, preserving, and combating illegal captives, trading, transporting, and making tiger bone glue in Vietnam has never been as hot as it is right now. In 2021, the largest tiger rescue in Vietnam’s history, with 24 adult tigers and cubs, escaped from the hands of illegal businesses….

22/07/2022

‘Inspiring to see’: scientists show how forests of kelp can potentially be brought back to life

Tasmania’s giant kelp has all but vanished, but worldwide restoration efforts provide hope the precious habitats can be rejuvenated Prof Adriana Vergés has found the most successful way of regenerating kelp forests is through transplants from a donor site. Photograph: John Turnbull The thick underwater forests off Tasmania’s east coast…

22/07/2022

Found a rare Bengal monitor lizard near the Hue Imperial City

On the afternoon of July 16th, the Hue branch of forest protection took in a rare Bengal monitor lizard from a local. Earlier, Mr. Tran Van Son (residing in No. 298 Le Duan St., Hue) found a group of men capturing a monitor lizard near the Hue Imperial City on…

22/07/2022

Turtle DNA database traces illegal shell trade to poaching hotspots

– Critically endangered hawksbill turtles have been hunted for their patterned shells for centuries to make tortoiseshell jewelry and decorative curios. – The exploitation and trade pushed the species to the brink of extinction; despite international bans on killing and trading the turtles and their parts, persistent demand continues to…

21/07/2022

Over 30 dying green sea turtles with stab wounds found in Okinawa

TTO – The case is still being clarified by the authorities. According to local media, the cause may be directly related to the fishermen’s conflict of interest. The turtles found in a critical stage in Okinawa. Photo: Ryukyu Shimposha According to The Mainichi (Japan), the local authority is investigating the case…

21/07/2022

How is the pangolin that was shot by 14 bullets now?

In early 2021, Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW) acknowledged a very special case of a pangolin with gunshot wounds. This pangolin, which was rescued in a smuggling case in Dien Bien province, was brought to the rescue center with 14 lead bullets on its body.   VIDEO: How is the pangolin…

21/07/2022

Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ could meet its doom faster than scientists predict

VTV.vn – Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is facing an alarmingly fast melting rate. (Photo: Alexandra Mazur/University of Gothenburg) Underwater robots observing the Thwaites glacier – the river nicknamed “Doomsday” has realized its “doomsday” may come sooner than expected with the rate of melting ice increasing rapidly. A detailed map of…

22/09/2022

Discovery reveals large, year-round ozone hole over tropics

An ozone hole, seven times larger than the Antarctic ozone hole, is currently sitting over tropical regions and has been since the 1980s, according to a Canadian researcher. An ozone hole over Antarctic on September 11, 2022. Photo: CAMS IIn AIP Advances, by AIP Publishing, Qing-Bin Lu, a scientist from…

22/07/2022

WION Climate Tracker: Western Europe sweltering in extreme heat | 20 wildfires across Portugal

Europe is witnessing a climate wrath; record-breaking temperatures, heat waves, and now deadly wildfires. The temperature in Spain has already reached 45.6 degrees Celsius.   Source: WION

22/07/2022

This Map Will Make You Optimistic About Fighting Climate Change

Một bản đồ cho phép tìm kiếm thể hiện các ước tính cơ hội việc làm và sức khỏe cộng đồng khi chuyển đổi ngưng việc sử dụng nhiên liệu hóa thạch. Ảnh chụp màn hình của Bản đồ Cơ hội Khí hậu (Climate Opportunity Map). Nguồn: Đại học Brown,…

21/07/2022

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

Reduction of plastics use before the next step of banning single-use Plastics 

The World Bank (WB) has just released two reports on: “Analysis of plastic waste pollution in Vietnam” and “Towards a national roadmap on single-use plastics in Vietnam”. The expert group has proposed that to tackle plastic waste pollution, it must start from reducing plastic use, imposing fees, and finally banning…

12/09/2022

Vietnam’s largest waste-to-power plant to begin operation

HA NOI – Soc Son waste-to-power plant, with a capacity of handling 4,000 tons of solid refuse daily, started operating on the morning of July 25, after many delays. At 8:05 a.m. Incinerator No.1, with a capacity of 15MW, successfully connected to the national grid. With the operation of Incinerator…

12/09/2022

Vietnam releases 3.1 million tons of plastic waste into the environment every year

Statistics of the World Bank show that Vietnam has become one of the major sources of plastic waste in the world. An estimated 3.1 million tons of plastic waste is dumped on land each year, and the amount of waste dumped into the oceans is between 0.28 and 0.73 million…

12/09/2022

Saving the world’s most polluted river in Indonesia

The Citarum was once the most polluted river in the world which caused 15 million people living on it to suffer and struggle for a long time.   Source: Zing News; Unilad

07/09/2022

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

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