ENV activities: 2006
December 2006 - Marine Turtle Survey Indicate Success of Enforcement Efforts
A survey by ENV and WCS of shops in Hanoi selling marine turtle products suggests that government enforcement efforts were successful.
December 15, 2006 - ENV Training of Environmental Educators to Help Protect Freshwater Turtles in Cambodia
A press release on the training of the Cambodian Turtle Conservation Team in preparation for a project in southern Cambodia aimed at protecting turtles.
December 4, 2006 - ENV speech from bear exhibit
ENV called for and end to the illegal trade and consumption of wildlife in Vietnam in a recent speech before journalists at the “Bring Peace to Vietnam’s Bears” exhibit.
November 30, 2006 - Dong Xuan Wildlife Market Market Closed
A news brief from ENV’s Wildlife Crimes Monitoring Unit on the recent success closing down Hanoi’s largest wildlife market.
November 30, 2006 – Getting marine turtles off the wall
A news brief from ENV’s Wildlife Crimes Monitoring Unit on efforts to stop the illegal sale of marine turtles and marine turtle products in Vietnam.
November 16, 2006 - New Vietnamese-language Electronic Mailing List on the Environment
November 16, 2006 - Handbook on Urban Environmental Education
October 2006 - Rising to the Challenge: Vu Thi Quyen, Vietnam
July 22, 2006 - GEA Meeting Brings Environmental Leaders Together
A brief note on the Global Environment Action (GEA) meeting in June where representatives from seven Asian nations met to discuss action-oriented projects aimed at helping protect the environment.
July 2006 - New Postcards Promote Protection of Bears
June 28, 2006 - New Community Awareness Activity in Tam Dao Targets Adult Residents
A brief report by the Tam Dao Education Team on the use of a new awareness activity focused on adult residents in communities bordering Tam Dao National Park.
June 23, 2006 - New pillar house adds to the ENV Training Experience
ENV completed relocation of an authenic Thai pillar house from Hoa Binh Province to our new training center at Tam Dao National Park.
May 10, 2006 - Vietnamese wildlife trade campaigner wins recognition at prestigious UK conservation awards
On May 10th, Nguyen Thi Phuong Dung, received recognition at the UK’s top conservation awards ceremony, The Whitley Awards. Dung was recognized for her commitment to protecting Vietnam’s rare and endangered wildlife from illegal trade.
April 25, 2006 - ENV Launches New Environmental Education Center in Tam Dao
Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has officially opened the doors of its new environmental education (EE) training center at Tam Dao National Park. The new center will be used to carry out ENV’s training programs for environmental educators.
April 23, 2006 - New ‘Green Warriors’ to attack litter at public markets
On April 23rd, ENV launched its Green Warrior’s Program in Hanoi, holding the first extracurricular meeting of the student club at the United Nations International School (UNIS).
April 10, 2006 - Preparing ENV to Meet New Environmental Challenges
ENV Founding Director Vu Thi Quyen attended a course for environmental leaders on Governance and Environmental Democracy supported by the Foreign Commonwealth Office