After many days of anticipation and numerous works received, the long search for the best writers for wildlife – VIEWS AWARDS 2022 has come to an end. The board of judges had to make tough choices to select the winners among the most passionate and outstanding articles from the participants. And to that we give our biggest thanks!

CHANGE and WildAid are excited to announce the results of this year’s awards with two categories of Press Awards and Social Media Awards. Congratulations to all the journalists and participants in the following list:

PRESS AWARDS CATEGORY

 First Prize of the Press Awards category: Journalists Pham Hong Hanh and Tran Quan 

The work is a series of 4 articles reflecting the status of buying and selling products from tigers on social networks and the tricks to scam consumers. We spread the message affirming that the tiger bones do not have medicinal benefits as rumored and calling on people to protect tigers.

The series consists of: 

First article: https://ref.vn/j65hva 

Second article: https://ref.vn/cf861m 

Third article: https://ref.vn/ac7mmp 

Fourth article: https://ref.vn/dyl8s9 

Second Prize of the Press Awards category: Journalists Vo Manh Hung and Vo Hoang Long

The work is a series of “The ivory trade in the Central Highlands” (including four investigative reports/ e-Magazine) reflecting the status quo of the ivory trade and proposing feasible solutions to handle and prevent this problem.

The series consists of: 

First article: https://ref.vn/cftxbi 

Second article: https://ref.vn/2nfmci 

Third article: https://ref.vn/9020z4 

Fourth article: https://ref.vn/2ezcmy 

Fifth article: https://ref.vn/rni04e 

Third Prize of the Press Awards category: Journalists Giang Chau (leader), Duong Dung, Quynh Nga, and Pham Hung

The work is a warning about the illegal wildlife trade on social media, together with the efforts to protect the nature of agencies and organizations in Vietnam. The purpose of the work is the desire to spread human love and responsibility for wildlife.

Article: https://ref.vn/k0a0ta 

Runner-up Prizes of the Press Awards category

Journalists Le Thi Tam (leader) and Trang Dieu Qui

The work includes four investigative reports, “Going to the market… ‘bushmeat’” on Tuoi Tre News from May 23 to May 26, 2022, showing the situation of wildlife trade on the busy “online market.” People can order wild cats and mountain turtles easily. The group hopes to contribute their voices and join hands to protect wildlife.

Article: https://ref.vn/8jrsub 

Journalist Nguyen Truong Son 

The focus is exposing the status quo of poaching and slaughtering migratory birds in Ha Tinh Province with the aim of propagating to change people’s awareness and urging authorities to intervene to protect migratory birds.

Article: https://ref.vn/bhmbja 

Journalist Hoang Van Chien 

The work is a story about old farmers who entered the forest of Vietnam and crossed borders to many countries in Asia to hunt wild animals and destroy forests. They were jailed and “handled” by robbers. The series has proposed propaganda, solutions, and punishment methods to deter offenses throughout the country.

First article: https://ref.vn/nek4hq 

Second article: https://ref.vn/dslzz9 

Third article: https://ref.vn/nczfci 

Fourth article: https://ref.vn/yzn7tg 

SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS CATEGORY

First Prize of the Social Media Awards category

Author: Cao Le Van Thuan (FB: Cao Lê Văn Thuận) 

The work depicts the intimate relationship of Humans – Forest – Wild animals, thereby contributing to promoting solutions to protect Forests & Wildlife.

Post: https://ref.vn/mqps8c 

Second Prize of the Social Media Awards category

Authors: Tran Le Quang Phu and Nguyen Minh Quan (FB: Trần Lê Quang Phú – Quan Nguyen) 

This video reportage raises young generations’ awareness on environmental protection and ecosystem conservation.

Post: https://ref.vn/ots592 

First Prizes of the Social Media Awards category

Author: Nguyen Hong Duyen (FB: Nguyen Duyen) 

The work reflects the state of wildlife trade on social platforms as well as the pressing problems that are happening in real life and the importance of how we use our online space to contribute to the conservation of wildlife. protect wildlife.

Post: https://ref.vn/p88f0z 

Author: Nguyen Hoang Duy Anh (FB: Hoàng Duy Anh Nguyễn) 

The work shares the author’s perspective on the wildlife trade, leading to the 6th genocide.

Post: https://ref.vn/w51243 

Runner-up Prizes of the Social Media Awards category

Author: Nguyen Van Bao (FB: Nguyễn Bảo) 

Post: https://ref.vn/811ts1 

Author: Nguyen Thi Thanh Tuyen (FB: Margaret Hoài Ngọc) 

Post: https://ref.vn/f3io6d 

Author: Nguyen Thu Hien (FB: Bát Nguyệt)

Post: https://ref.vn/cbad7n 

Once again we all the reporters, journalists, and participants on winning VIEWS AWARDS 2022. The organizer will send a email to further guide you on the procedure to receive the awards and the specifications of the award ceremony. We hope that in the future, CHANGE and WildAid Vietnam will continue to receive the attention and companionship of all of you on the journey to protect wildlife and biodiversity in our country.

To those who have yet to achieved the award, we hope you keep an optimistic attitude. Each of your entries, be it a winning entry or not, have raised a strong voice to help protect animals and conserve species and wildlife in Vietnam. We sincerely thank you. See you in next year’s awards with more fascinating prizes and interesting topics.

For further information, kindly contact:

▪️ Facebook Fanpage (CHANGE): https://www.facebook.com/CHANGEvn

▪️ Facebook Fanpage (WildAid Việt Nam): https://www.facebook.com/WildAidVietnam/

 

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