According to TRAFFIC, a non-profit organization dedicated to monitoring trafficking in wildlife, there were at least 236 online posts offering hornbill products and body parts for sale between last October and April this year.
Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia’s timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.
Despite the scale of the pangolin trade, little is actually known about it, even among prosecutors and law enforcement officials in its key market: China
Vũ Hùng penned 50 years ago, “Nowadays, humans chop down forests and hunt wild animals to benefit their capital need. If it doesn’t stop, it’s going to be destructive for all of us.”
Collaboration Key to Ending Plastic Waste
More than 500 million people live on deltas worldwide. The Mekong Delta provides a clear illustration of what’s at stake for many of those people—and some of the ways we may still be able to help them.
The major challenge for the Mekong basin, ranked second of five basins, is the absence of a River Basin Organisation (RBO which covers the entire basin with its tributaries as well as the main stream.
In 2018 – more than 35,000 people were forced to flee their homes every day – that’s one every two seconds.
Climate change is increasingly complicated, threatening the national development, especially the Mekong Delta, our rice and fruit basket and biggest aquaculture production base.