Wildlife

STAR CHOREOGRAPHER QUANG DANG LAUNCHES NEW DANCE TO PROTECT PANGOLINS FROM POACHING IN VIETNAM

Popular Vietnamese choreographer, Quang Dang today launched his new dance video to encourage the general public to protect the endangered pangolin in Vietnam and all over the world. In the video, Quang Dang, who created the worldwide viral “Washing hands” dance in 2020, is dressed as a pangolin and dances...

16/06/2021

Wildlife

STAR CHOREOGRAPHER QUANG DANG LAUNCHES NEW DANCE TO PROTECT PANGOLINS FROM POACHING IN VIETNAM

Popular Vietnamese choreographer, Quang Dang today launched his new dance video to encourage the general public to protect the endangered pangolin in Vietnam and all over the world. In the video, Quang Dang, who created the worldwide viral “Washing hands” dance in 2020, is dressed as a pangolin and dances...

16/06/2021
Climate

Khanh Hoa: Proposals for waste treatment combined with electricity production

According to Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee, in the past, there have been quite a few investors who have applied to implement waste treatment plant projects which combine waste incineration with heat recovery to produce electricity. Specifically, there are approximately ten suitable investment documents for solid waste treatment projects under...

08/06/2021
Wildlife

“Pangolins are still the same” Campaign: An appreciation note for supporters

After more than a month of being launched on digital platforms, the campaign “Pangolins are still the same” has officially ended, with the message “The more we know about pangolins, the less pangolins harm,” and has been well received by the community, contributing to the changing behavior and consciousness to...

04/06/2021
Climate

PUBLISH SPECIAL REPORT: YOUTH FOR CLIMATE IN VIETNAM

“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Our Common Future (the ‘Brundtland Report’), 1987. United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has rightly called climate change ‘the defining issue of our time.’ It is running...

02/06/2021
Wildlife

Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scales

The People’s Court of northern Hung Yen province on June 2 sentenced a man to five years and three months in jail for storing 780 kg of pangolin scales – a type of banned goods – in accordance with Clause 3, Article 191 of the 2015 Penal Code (revised and...

02/06/2021
Climate

What do you know about greenhouse gases?

Apart from CO2, how many greenhouse gases are there? What countries produce the most emissions? Where does GHG come from? This article will answer all these questions. We will go through knowledge related to greenhouse gases, the leading cause of climate change, in each picture. Consequently, people will have a...

26/05/2021
Pollution

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
Climate

The World Environment Day: Let’s take action to protect the ecosystems

It is a sad fact that we are losing and destroying the foundations of human life at an alarming pace. Every year, millions of hectares of forest are cut down leading to the disappearance of wildlife species and worsening environmental pollution. The World Environment Day 2021 calls for emergency actions...

16/05/2021
Climate

Quang Tri builds a dream to become the center of renewable energy

From an unattractive-for-investment province in the central of Vietnam, Quang Tri has emerged with dozens of renewable energy projects, many of which are currently being implemented. Within this year, Quang Tri expects to have 15 wind power projects that will be connected to the national grid, allowing the province to...

15/05/2021
Climate

INTENSE SUNSHINE DOES NOT CAUSE ICE MELTING

So what causes 0.8 trillion tons of ice around the world to evaporate every year? Check out the article below to know why ice melts and the role of ice in the environment today. Thereby, we hope everyone will have a better overview of the current climate change issue and...

14/05/2021

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STAR CHOREOGRAPHER QUANG DANG LAUNCHES NEW DANCE TO PROTECT PANGOLINS FROM POACHING IN VIETNAM

Popular Vietnamese choreographer, Quang Dang today launched his new dance video to encourage the general public to protect the endangered pangolin in Vietnam and all over the world. In the video, Quang Dang, who created the worldwide viral “Washing hands” dance in 2020, is dressed as a pangolin and dances…

16/06/2021

“Pangolins are still the same” Campaign: An appreciation note for supporters

After more than a month of being launched on digital platforms, the campaign “Pangolins are still the same” has officially ended, with the message “The more we know about pangolins, the less pangolins harm,” and has been well received by the community, contributing to the changing behavior and consciousness to…

04/06/2021

Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scales

The People’s Court of northern Hung Yen province on June 2 sentenced a man to five years and three months in jail for storing 780 kg of pangolin scales – a type of banned goods – in accordance with Clause 3, Article 191 of the 2015 Penal Code (revised and…

02/06/2021

PSA “NOT-SO-BREAKING NEWS” AND REPORTER PANGOLIN: THE PLEA FROM PANGOLINS FOR HELP TO ESCAPE FROM POACHING AND CONSUMPTION

The “Pangolin still endangered” campaign organized by CHANGE and WildAid has released the Public Service Announcement (PSA) to call out to the community to raise awareness and change their behaviors to protect endangered pangolins from illegal poaching and consumption. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature report (IUCN),…

07/05/2021

VIEWS AWARDS CEREMONY 2020: RED-CARPET EVENT HONORING 4.0 WRITERS

CHANGE, WildAid, Pangolin Crisis Fund collaborated with GIZ to organize the exclusive ceremony event – VIEWS Awards 2020 at Sofitel Hotel, 17 Le Duan Street, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The event attracted more than 100 guests from the consulates, corporates, publishers, conservation organizations, and 18 individuals and groups who had won the top places of the awards.

27/01/2021

WORKSHOP WITH SHIRE OAK – GIVE NATURE A HELPING HAND

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – THE KEY FOR LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT OF COMPANIES On the 8th January 2021, CHANGE visited Shire Oak International (SOI) office to organise “Together with the Enterprise Protect Wildlife” workshop, to raise SOI’s employee awareness of environmental issues and the current global wildlife crisis. COVID-19 has caused much damage…

08/01/2021

ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE (ESG) – A NEW TREND AND THE KEY FACTOR IN PROVIDING LONG-TERM VALUE FOR COMPANIES

ESG and IMPACT INVESTING IN VIETNAM PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE GROWTH AND ROI The event ‘ESG and Impact Investing in Vietnam – Promoting Sustainable Growth and ROI’ was hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) and Saigon Asset Management (SAM) on January 4th 2021, at The Reverie Saigon…

04/01/2021

TAY NINH PROVINCE: DETECTED BIGGEST SEA TURTLES ILLEGAL TRADING OF THE YEAR

December 23, 2020, Tay Ninh authorities have captured a suspect for storing 39 specimens of rare sea turtles to illegal trading. Earlier, Go Dau District locals found a suspicious suspect on sea turtle illegal trading; therefore, they reported to Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV). As the time received information,…

23/12/2020

93KG OF ILLEGAL SEIZED HORN WAS SUSPECTED AS RHINO HORN

According to the Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City, 2 packages were suspected contain up to 93 kilograms of rhino horns at Tan Son Nhat airport. On December 22, 2020, Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City, Anti-Smuggling Department cooperated with Environmental Police (Ho Chi Minh Police Department) and…

22/12/2020

SEVERAL OF CELEBRITIES, TRAVEL BLOGGERS CALL FOR AN END TO WILD ANIMALS CONSUMPTION HABIT

In celebration of Wildlife Conservation Day ( annual December 04), CHANGE, WildAid together with more than 20 celebrities and travel bloggers called for community action and spread out the message “Stop wild meat, stop disaster”, in order to fully eliminate any abetting for illegal wildlife poaching, purchasing and consuming, which is madly escalating in Vietnam. This is also an effort of reducing the risk of dangerous diseases from wildlife to humans as the world has experienced such as SARS, MERS, HIV / AIDS, Ebola, etc.

20/12/2020

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM – THE KEY FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AFTER COVID

DU LỊCH BỀN VỮNG – CHÌA KHÓA PHÁT TRIỂN CHO NGÀNH DU LỊCH HẬU COVID Vào ngày 16/12/2020, CHANGE cùng với IMPACT Vietnam đã tổ chức một workshop với chủ đề “”Living In Harmony With Nature – Linking Wildlife And Biodiversity Conservation With Tourism”” (Tạm dịch: Sống hòa hợp với…

16/12/2020

WORKSHOP ON RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION IN WILDLIFE CONSERVATION (SBCC) At Cat Tien National Park (Tan Phu ward, Dong Nai province), from the 10th to the 12th of December 2020, CHANGE collaborated with the PanNature organisation to host training on “Responsible Tourism” for 40 representatives from 30 tourist conservation companies across…

12/12/2020

Khanh Hoa: Proposals for waste treatment combined with electricity production

According to Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee, in the past, there have been quite a few investors who have applied to implement waste treatment plant projects which combine waste incineration with heat recovery to produce electricity. Specifically, there are approximately ten suitable investment documents for solid waste treatment projects under…

08/06/2021

PUBLISH SPECIAL REPORT: YOUTH FOR CLIMATE IN VIETNAM

“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Our Common Future (the ‘Brundtland Report’), 1987. United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has rightly called climate change ‘the defining issue of our time.’ It is running…

02/06/2021

What do you know about greenhouse gases?

Apart from CO2, how many greenhouse gases are there? What countries produce the most emissions? Where does GHG come from? This article will answer all these questions. We will go through knowledge related to greenhouse gases, the leading cause of climate change, in each picture. Consequently, people will have a…

26/05/2021

The World Environment Day: Let’s take action to protect the ecosystems

It is a sad fact that we are losing and destroying the foundations of human life at an alarming pace. Every year, millions of hectares of forest are cut down leading to the disappearance of wildlife species and worsening environmental pollution. The World Environment Day 2021 calls for emergency actions…

16/05/2021

Quang Tri builds a dream to become the center of renewable energy

From an unattractive-for-investment province in the central of Vietnam, Quang Tri has emerged with dozens of renewable energy projects, many of which are currently being implemented. Within this year, Quang Tri expects to have 15 wind power projects that will be connected to the national grid, allowing the province to…

15/05/2021

INTENSE SUNSHINE DOES NOT CAUSE ICE MELTING

So what causes 0.8 trillion tons of ice around the world to evaporate every year? Check out the article below to know why ice melts and the role of ice in the environment today. Thereby, we hope everyone will have a better overview of the current climate change issue and…

14/05/2021

Why is the weather getting more extreme?

Hot summer days with high temperatures constantly break the previous year’s records. Storms become increasingly unpredictable and intense. These are all phenomena of extreme weather, which has become more and more frequent in recent years. So what is the actual reason behind these phenomena? Let’s find out in this article….

11/05/2021

Forest fire – the result of climate change or natural phenomenon?

Find all the answers here! In this article, we will explain the process of forest fires and the causes of this most dangerous phenomenon. Is this a natural or a man-made phenomenon? Let’s explore with CHANGE! The process and causes of forest fires: Why and how do wildfires start? The…

07/05/2021

Forests are not the only lungs of the Earth

When hearing about climate change, do you often think of polar bears or penguins next to icebergs? In fact, the first things in the food chain that climate change affects are phytoplankton and micro-algae – organisms that are considered the actual lungs of the Earth. In this article, CHANGE will…

07/05/2021

VIETNAM CLIMATE LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE PHASE 2

After a long time of social distancing due to the SARS-CoV2 pandemic, the "Vietnam Climate Leadership Initiative" program (VCLI for short) organized by CHANGE, with professional support of SIHUB and funding from UNICEF, will return for Stage 2, "Development Stage" from the 28th to the 31st May 2020 at Saigon Innovation Hub (District 3, Ho Chi Minh City).

16/06/2020

NO MORE LOOPHOLES: HSBC CLOSES DOOR ON NEW COAL PROJECTS

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) on April,24th announced it would no longer finance new coal power stations anywhere globally. Two years ago, HSBC permitted itself to continue lending to new coal projects in emerging markets. Now, it has tightened its energy policy, but experts worry the bank could…

03/05/2020

Staying at Home for Pollution

A “Staying at Home for Pollution” social challenge is the latest activity within the campaign "Clean Air, Blue Sky" by CHANGE which took place throughout 2019

02/03/2020

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 MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND TRADE PROPOSES TO EXTEND THE FIXED WIND POWER PROCE MECHANISM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed to the Prime Minister that the time period available for applications to the electricity price mechanism for wind power projects be extended. The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed to the Prime Minister that the time period available for applications to…

21/04/2020

NEWS TARIFF SCHEME APPROAVED TO ENCOURAGE SOLAR DEVELOPMENT

The Government has officially decided to approve a new feed-in-tariff mechanism to encourage development of solar power in Việt Nam. Under the new scheme signed by Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng, solar projects approved before November 23, 2019 and starting commercial operations between July 1, 2019 and December 31,…

15/04/2020

EARTH’S OZONE LAYER IS HEALING

The ozone layer above Antarctica has recovered so much, it’s actually stopped many worrying changes in the Southern Hemisphere’s atmosphere. If you’re looking for someone to thank, try the world at large. A new study suggests the Montreal Protocol – the 1987 agreement to stop producing ozone depleting substances (ODSs)…

14/04/2020

CARBON EMISSIONS ARE FALLING SHARPLY DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. BUT NOT FOR LONG.

CO2 emissions are crashing as the world winds down, but experts say the drop won’t last if governments don’t start moving to cleaner energy. IT IS BECOMING clearer every day that the scale of the societal disruption caused by the novel coronavirus is like nothing most people on Earth have…

10/04/2020

DELHI, MUMBAI, SEOUL AND WUHAN SEE RECORD-BREAKING CLEAR SKIES AS COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS SUBDUE AIR POLLUTION

“The Covid-19 pandemic has cleared the air in the world’s most polluted cities, most of which are in Asia. But for how long? The irony. A disease that attacks the lungs, which has killed more than 165,000 people since the beginning of the year, might actually be prolonging some lives…

04/04/2020

“NO, THANKS!” CAMPAIGN

“No, Thanks!” is a campaign that encouraged the community to reduce the use of single-use plastic products. Say “No, Thanks!” to single-use plastics is a habit that should be practiced by every individual as a modern and sustainable lifestyle. With the miraculously No, Thanks! jacket that can be turned into…

22/03/2020

Photo exhibition of air pollution in Ho Chi Minh City

CHANGE brought the exhibition to Ham Nghi bus station thanks to funding from the German consulate and the support of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transportation.

07/03/2020

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