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Police find thousands of dead sea turtles in Nha Trang warehouses

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Environment Police Agency and Khanh Hoa Province’s police have found thousands of dead highly endangered sea turtles in two warehouses of a fine-art enterprise in the village of Phuoc Loi of Nha Trang City.

VN, US hold multilateral wildlife-trafficking workshop

The US and Vietnam have partnered to organize a multilateral wildlife trafficking workshop in Hanoi from November 19 – 21, with the participation of investigators and prosecutors from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.  

Viet Nam moves to reduce demand for wildlife products

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's rich biodiversity has made it a hub for illegal transportation of rare species and stronger efforts are needed to curb wildlife trafficking, experts said at a workshop that opened in Ha Noi on Tuesday.

Vietnam may destroy smuggled rhino horns, elephant’s tusks

 VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is considering destroying the rhino horns and elephant tusks seized in smuggling cases as the way to confirm that Vietnam does not allow trade and consumption of wildlife.