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lundi 1 avril 2019

Vietnam’s empty forests

The Asian nation is a hot spot of biological diversity, but local and international conservation groups are struggling to halt what amounts to animal genocide.

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lundi 11 mars 2019

European Parliament to vote on timber legality agreement with Vietnam

The European Parliament begins debate March 11 on a resolution to consent to the recently signed Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with Vietnam on the trade of timber and timber products from the Southeast Asian country.

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jeudi 8 février 2018

Timber trade to Vietnam up – again

Despite a ban on timber exports and the government’s repeated declaration that “large-scale” logging has been stopped, Vietnamese customs data compiled by watchdog Forest Trends show a significant increase in the import of Cambodian logs and sawn wood in 2017.

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mercredi 3 août 2016

Vietnam Television accused of fabricating deforestation reportage

The police department of a Central Highlands province has accused Vietnam Television (VTV) of airing an inaccurate account of deforestation in the area, the latest in a series of scandals to hit the national broadcaster.

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jeudi 13 août 2015

Vietnam ready to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

To cope with the consequences of climate change including high temperatures, rising sea levels, increases in natural disasters, landscape changes and economic damages, Vietnam has joined hands with the international community to protect and develop forests through an initiative to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation while fostering conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+).

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dimanche 4 janvier 2015

Vietnam may crack down on dam investors

Vietnam’s agriculture minister warned that the country may launch a crackdown on dam investors in the wake of growing deforestation in the country, Thanh Nien News reported Thursday.

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lundi 17 décembre 2012

Vietnamese guards brave attack to reverse destruction of the forest

Vietnam's remote forests have finally come to the attention of ecologists, but efforts to protect wildlife and people risk being stymied by the habits – and hardship – of poachers and loggers

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mardi 24 avril 2012

Vietnam's mangroves trees threatened by rising tide of deforestation

Clearances could contribute to coastal erosion and prove a missed opportunity to prevent climate change

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vendredi 29 juillet 2011

Vietnam makes millions off illicit log trade with Laos

Bangkok - Vietnam last year imported about 500,000 cubic metres of illegally harvested timber from neighbouring Laos, feeding its billion-dollar export industry of wood products to Europe and other markets, an environmental group said Thursday.

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mercredi 27 juillet 2011

Vietnam : on the trail of a declining timber species

Farming and defoliants stripped the Vietnamese landscape of its treasured tree. Now there are efforts to bring it back

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lundi 25 octobre 2010

Vietnam to restrict lease of forest land to foreign investors

The government has ordered the Ministry of Defense and concerned agencies to review foreign-invested forestry projects and reduce the size of those in areas deemed important for national security.

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