CHANGE AND WILDAID VIETNAM’S COMMENTS ON THE POSSIBLE CAUSES FOR THE 8/17 TIGERS’ DEATH

On August 4, 2021, Nghe An Provincial Police had initial information about the seizure of 17 tigers illegally held in captivity at two households in Do Thanh commune, Yen Thanh district, on the morning of the same day. However, on August 6, Senior Colonel Tran Phuc Thinh, Head of the…

07/08/2021

17 TIGERS ILLEGALLY KEPT IN RESIDENTIAL AREA IN NORTH-CENTRAL, VIETNAM

On August 4, the Environmental Police Department in Nghe An Province – North-central of Vietnam coordinated with authorities to arrest 17 tigers illegally kept in captivity, in Do Thanh commune, Yen Thanh district (Nghe An).  On Wednesday evening, the Department of Public Security in Nghe An Province released early information…

04/08/2021

Using intelligence analysis to save tigers in Southeast Asia

With less than 3,900 tigers left in the wild, we need to focus on more impactful ways to tackle the trafficking of tiger parts and products. Investigating and analysing the convergence of wildlife crime with other forms of serious and organised crime can offer a strategic upper hand in the…

29/07/2021

VIEWS AWARDS 2021 season 2 is officially back

In response to the spirit of World Conservation Day 28/07/2021, VIEWS AWARDS 2021 with the topic “TRACING THE BUSHMEAT SPECIALTIES” was officially announced. This year’s theme will focus on aspects of the “culture” of eating bush meat in Vietnam, as well as the origin behind the names of bushmeat labeled…

28/07/2021

In fight against wildlife trafficking, Brazil police turn to nuclear science

New technology can tell if an animal sold in the legal wildlife trade was bred in captivity or captured illegally from the wild. Through analysis of stable isotopes in claw and fur samples, police in Brazil’s Amazonas state can now identify an animal’s geographic origin, as well as trace the…

21/06/2021

Two people trading precious sea turtle specimens were sentenced to 22 years in prison.

The subjects were sentenced to 12 and 10 years in prison for illegally storing and trading 39 tortoiseshell specimens – a precious sea turtle in Vietnam. On June 18, the People’s Court of Go Dau district (Tay Ninh province) opened a first-instance court hearing the most prominent case of trading…

21/06/2021

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