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Serious case of illegal logging found in Quang Binh

 VietNamNet Bridge – The forest protection sub-department in the central province of Quang Binh has confirmed a serious case of deforestation which occurred in Quang Ninh District recently.

Vietnam to use smart apps, drones for forest protection

VietNamNet Bridge - Forests could be managed and protected more effectively with the use of smart apps, which would also increase transparency, experts say.

Ha Giang’s ancient trees damaged by unlawful deforestation

Valuable ancient trees in northern mountainous Ha Giang Province, some of which are hundreds of years old, are at risk of disappearing because of continued illegal logging that responsible agencies have been unable to curb.

Head of Cư M’gar District forest protection division prosecuted

 VietNamNet Bridge – The People’s Procuracy of Dak Nong Province has begun criminal proceedings against Bui Van Khang for abusing position and power while performing duties in the case relating to Phan Huu Phuong.

Illegal logging found in Quang Nam

 VietNamNet Bridge – An illegal logging site has been found in part of the Kon River protected forest – the fourth recorded case of logging violations in the central province since January.

PM orders probe into Dak Lak illegal logging

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked Dak Lak Province’s People’s Committee to investigate illegal logging in Ea Sup District.

The last nghien wood kingdom is being destroyed

VietNamNet Bridge - The nghien (excentrodendron tonkinense) kingdom growing on the rocky mountains in Ha Giang and Tuyen Quang is getting smaller because of illegal logging. 

Illegal logging, smuggling found in protected Central Highlands forest

 VietNamNet Bridge – Rangers and police in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai intercepted an illegal logging and timber smuggling operation in a protected forest area at midnight on Sunday.

Illegal logging in Quang Nam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local administration and provincial agencies are investigating illegal logging in the Bac Tra My District’s protective forest.

Officials punished for illegal logging in Quang Nam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The provincial Party’s Inspection Committee has punished several officials after illegal logging operations were discovered in La Dêê Commune in Nam Giang District.

Illegal logging decimating Ha Giang forests

 VietNamNet Bridge – Trees that are hundreds of years old as well as rare, valuable plants are at serious risk of being lost to rampant illegal logging and deforestation in northern mountainous Ha Giang Province.

Endangered langurs released into nature

 VietNamNet Bridge – Biologists, rangers and researchers are all working together on a reintroduction programme for Hatinh langurs run by the Endangered Primates Rescue Centre (EPRC) in Ninh Binh Province.

Vietnam falls short on forestry protection plan

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is facing a critical reduction in forest areas five years after it implemented the national forest protection and development programme, forest authority officials said.

National park ravaged by loggers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 100 trees are stolen from the Yok Don National Park in Dak Lak Province each month, while local rangers say that they can't stop the situation.

Dak Nong seeing heavy deforestation

The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has lost 26,000 hectares of forest in the last five years due to a management breach by state forestry companies that had been assigned by the government to protect the area.

Alarm grows at illegal logging

 VietNamNet Bridge – The rate of illegal deforestation in the central highlands province of Gia Lai has become alarming.

Logging, mining destroy Quang Nam's lake resort

VietNamNet Bridge – A recent uptick in illegal logging and gold mining operations have affected several mountains and hills located in Phu Ninh lake resort in central Quang Nam Province, one of the largest irrigation reservoirs in Viet Nam

Four rangers arrested for negligence over illegal logging

 VietNamNet Bridge – The central city's investigation police have arrested four persons for violating forest exploitation and protection regulations in the special-use Ba Na-Nui Chua zone.

Illegal logging destroys Dak Lak pine forest

VietNamNet Bridge – Over 90 per cent of the pine forest along the Ho Chi Minh Highway that runs through Krong Buk District in Dak Lak Province has been destroyed by residents as well as the local administration.

Authorities post decline in illegal logging

 VietNamNet Bridge – Forest protection efforts improved last year, with less violations reported than in 2012.