forest fire

Update news forest fire

Social News Headlines 7/2

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Officials warn of forest fires

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local authorities must communicate better about forest fire prevention and fighting regulations to minimise practices that could cause forest fires during the dry season.

Deforestation decrease in first three months

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 450 instances of illegal deforestation were discovered in the first three months of this year, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry.

Over 1,000 people protect U Minh Ha forest

The baking sun can make tens of thousands of hectares of mangrove forests in U Minh Ha catch fire at any time. The ranger force has enhanced protection 24/7 and banned local residents from entering the forest.

Forest rangers also smuggle wood

Forest rangers, the ones assigned the duty of protecting the forests, have been found as lending a hand to illegal lumberjacks to smuggle wood.