Authorities in Mondolkiri province seized eight trucks about to cross into Vietnam with illegally logged timber from the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary and arrested seven of the drivers, six of them Vietnamese nationals, a provincial military police commander said on Thursday.
Tag - loggers
vendredi 24 février 2017
jeudi 3 décembre 2015
Hundreds of trees are being cut down in Yok Don National Park in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam, despite efforts from forest management officers.
mercredi 27 novembre 2013
Exporting wooden furniture boosted Vietnam’s economy but weakened its natural resources through deforestation. Now EU regulations promoting sustainability are benefiting farmers as well as their land.
samedi 6 avril 2013
Two Vietnamese men and a Lao have been arrested for allegedly battering to death five Vietnamese in a forest along the border between the two countries when the latter were hunting for rare wood on March 23.
lundi 17 décembre 2012
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
vendredi 29 juillet 2011
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.
vendredi 30 octobre 2009
A forest ranger was killed and two others were badly injured when illegal loggers attacked them in a forest in Vietnam, police said yesterday. Huynh Lien, police chief of Cu Mgar district in Dak Lak province, said the rangers had underestimated the loggers' willingness to use violence.