A group of Vietnamese artists have produced a music video titled “No, Thanks”, aiming to spread the message “Say no to single-use plastics.”
The Wildlife Street Art Bus Tour program which was kicked off on May 6 to raise awareness about wildlife crime ended in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27.
A graffiti campaign has been conducted in some Vietnamese localities to call for the public protection of wild animals.
About 8 tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales were discovered in a container at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang on October 4, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Customs officers of Noi Bai International Airport on September 28 seized nearly one tonne of elephant tusks, ivory products and pangolin scales transported from Nigeria.
Wildlife protection has become stricter under policies outlined in amendments to the Penal Code that took effect on January 1, said Lieutenant General, Associate Professor Tran Van Do, former Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and Chief Justice of the Central Military Court.
VOV.VN - Government leaders of Vietnam took a public stand Wednesday, August 30, against the ivory trade by signing on to a pledge to never purchase, possess, or give ivory to anyone as a gift.
Customs officers detected two consignments containing pangolin scales at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on April 4.
The traditional use of pangolin scales to treat blocked milk ducts is touted by a number of websites online, but doctors of traditional medicine said scientific research proves that it is ineffective.
VOV.VN - WildAid has launched a new campaign to raise the public awareness about the impact of the consumption of pangolin meat and scales in an effort to reduce demand for pangolin products in Asia.
Twenty famous Vietnamese musicians on August 13 performed in a televised music show Loi Khan Cau tu Thien Nhien (Solicitation from Nature) as part of the "Stop Using Rhino Horn" campaign.
The number of people who buy rhino horn in Vietnam has decreased 77% while there has been a 60% plummet in the number of people who think rhino horn has medical value, newswire Vietnamplus has recently reported.
A signing programme aimed towards ending the use of rhino horns launched by the Centre of Hands-on Actions and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) in conjunction with Save the WildAid has achieved positive results after a month since it was launched with over 30,000 signatures collected.
Renowned American actress Maggie Q said at a press conference on the “Stop Using Rhino Horn” campaign in Hanoi on April 10 that Vietnam can help save rhinos and become a leader by taking strong action and showing the world the country can end the trade in rhino horn.
(VOV) -Well-known American actress Maggie Q and her husband, actor Dylan Mc Dermott were warmly welcomed at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi on April 9.