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30 Tour Operators and Travel Agencies Pledged to Protect Vietnam’s Nature and Wildlife

Representatives from 30 tour operators and travel agencies signed a pledge to support responsible tourism, nature conservation, and wildlife protection during the training workshop “Responsible Tourism in Support of Nature and Wildlife Conservation”. The event was co-organized by People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) and the Responsible Tourism Club (RTC) at Cat Tien National Park from 11 to 12 December 2020.

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Data and the untold stories

Vien Dang Cong, a technical officer at WWF-Vietnam, had never taken a data-related course before. So, the Data Literacy Training organized by the Open Development Initiative (ODI) in collaboration with the People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) was his first exposure to data science. The training was held in two, one-week phases in July and October 2020 in Quang Ninh and Hanoi, Viet Nam.

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Thousands of wildlife farms in Viet Nam threaten biodiversity

In recent decades, along with the robust development of the economy, the demand for wildlife in Viet Nam, especially in big cities, has increased.

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Life differs from lore for elephants

Vietnamese children begin to associate elephants with images of mountainous Tay Nguyen (the Central Highlands) from a young age, through a popular song called Chu Voi Con O Ban Don (The Little Elephant in Don Village).

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Vietnam’s four top community-based tourism villages

Community-based tourism, with locals directly partaking in tourism products and service offerings, is slowly taking shape in Vietnam. According to the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA), which listed the four villages, the initiative helps create jobs, reduce poverty, preserve cultural identity, and boost the country’s tourism landscape.

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Workshop talks ASEAN wildlife protection

The People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 6 to discuss promoting cooperation among social organizations in the fight against wildlife and timber smuggling in ASEAN.

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Webinar discusses fate of Mekong River

PanNature, a Vietnamese not-for-profit organization, in collaboration with the Mekong Community Institute of Thailand (MCI) and the NGO Forum on Cambodia, organized a webinar themed “The Fate of the Mekong River: Current Development and Future Perspectives” on November 5 within the framework of the ASEAN People’s Forum 2020.

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Recommendations for VPA/FLEGT Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism

On August 14, 2020, at the People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) office, representatives of RECOFTC Vietnam, WWF Vietnam (participating online), and PanNature had a meeting with the VPA/FLEGT  Monitoring and Evaluation advisory group to provide recommendations on the development of the draft framework.

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‘Treasury’ of biodiversity discovered in Kon Tum

Surveys about biodiversity by Fauna & Flora International (FFI) have uncovered a ‘treasury’ of rare and precious rare animals in Kon Long district in Kon Tum province.

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Workshop “Promoting the Role of Ethnic Minority and Mountainous Communities in Environmental Protection”

Hai Phong, September 25th, 2020 – PanNature, in cooperation with Committee for Ethnic Affairs, held a workshop “Promoting the role of ethnic minority and mountainous communities in environmental protection – Orientation, mechanisms, and policies in the Environmental Protection Law”.

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