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Reversing the loss of nature

China Daily 19 Dec 2022
"Prices for illegal wildlife parts plummeted, and stocks started to accumulate in transit countries such as Laos and Vietnam, due to the much greater risk of getting caught when taking them into China." ... The villagers then take the visitors into the valley to try and spot wildlife.
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Nepal’s missing rare vulture found in Bihar

The Telegraph India 20 Nov 2022
Its disappearance had been a matter of concern for Nepal’s wildlife officials till it was caught by the Bhagalpur bird ringing station personnel while the bird was sitting in a field at Benipur in Darbhanga in a weak and hungry condition on November 13, officials said.
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Nov. 18

China.dot.org 18 Nov 2022
VIENTIANE -- Lao, Thai and Myanmar officials have met to discuss joint efforts to crack down on transnational crime, especially drug trafficking in the Golden Triangle border area, a media report said Friday ... in northern Laos' Luang Prabang province. (Laos-Thailand-Myanmar-Drugs).
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Deadly cobra missing from Missouri ‘Venomfest’ reptile show presumed stolen

Beatrice Daily Sun 04 Nov 2022
The Popa langur, a monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes, is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund's latest update on the Mekong region ... 26, 2022, highlights the need to protect the rich biodiversity and habitats in the region, which includes Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.
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WWF launches campaign against high level of wildlife meat consumption in Việt Nam

Vietnam News 22 Oct 2022
Văn Ngọc Thịnh, Director of WWF Việt Nam, said that Việt Nam, Laos and Cambodia are showing high levels of wildlife consumption, especially mammals and birds that are easily found in markets and restaurants.
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Who IS Peter Daszak? The frog-focused zoologist 'northerner' and friend of Dr Anthony Fauci who ...

The Daily Mail 04 Oct 2022
EcoHealth Alliance's five-year experiment will investigate 'the potential for future bat coronavirus emergence' in Asia, with scientists set to trawl caves in Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam in the hunt to prevent another viral crisis ... Dr Daszak, who lives in New York with his wife Janet, joined EcoHealth — formerly The Wildlife Trust — in 2001.
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Nonprofit tied to Wuhan lab gets $650K more to study coronaviruses

New York Post 03 Oct 2022
According to a description on NIH’s website, the latest EcoHealth project will take place in Laos, Myannmar and Vietnam and study “the behavioral and environmental risk factors” that cause coronavirus wildlife-to-human transmission, “assess the risk and drivers of community ...
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Outcry as British researcher is given ANOTHER US grant to investigate COVID - despite fears ...

The Daily Mail 03 Oct 2022
The research will also include testing communities that live in close proximity to wildlife in south east Asia for coronaviruses ... The main aim of the research is described as conducting 'community-based surveys and biological sampling of people frequently exposed to wildlife in Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam, to find serological evidence of spillover.'.
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In Vietnam, farmers show a willingness to work with the elephant in the room

Mongabay 30 Sep 2022
Solving human-wildlife conflict is a complex issue and a pressing concern for a wide variety of endangered species, none more so than the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) ... Estimates of Vietnam’s wild elephant population vary, but it’s thought that there are around 100, mainly distributed along the border with Cambodia and Laos.
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Dong Thap wants to bring red-headed cranes back to Tram Chim

The Saigon Times 15 Sep 2022
HCMC – The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has written to the prime minister to import two red-headed cranes from Laos to Tram Chim National Park ... On September 5, the director of the Lao Wildlife Conservation Association issued a document on the red-headed crane subscription for a repopulation program in Tram Chim National Park.
photo: WN / Emiko Silalahi
Leopard was found at Wildlife Reserves Singapore, Singapore Zoo, Singapore on June 6th, 2019
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Southeast Asia’s big cats like their prey rare — as in really elusive

Mongabay 06 Sep 2022
... species, is likely to be important for the clouded leopard to persist and for tiger population recovery in some areas of Southeast Asia,” Akchousanh Rasphone, Laos conservation science director at the Wildlife Conservation Society and lead author of the study, told Mongabay.
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Meet Wally, an emotional support alligator that mingles among people

Beatrice Daily Sun 30 Aug 2022
The Popa langur, a monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes, is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund's latest update on the Mekong region ... 26, 2022, highlights the need to protect the rich biodiversity and habitats in the region, which includes Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.
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Laos finds itself in China's 'debt trap': Report

Beijing News 10 Aug 2022
Laos is at high risk as it is deeply indebted to China for large-scale infrastructure projects, financial experts said ... Environmentalists said that the construction damaged natural habitats and threatened endangered species in Laos, which already is a centre for wildlife trafficking.
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Japanese city alarmed by biting, clawing, attacking monkeys

Fremont Tribune 27 Jul 2022
Rare attacks on people by a bear, boars or other wildlife have occurred, but generally not by monkeys ... The Popa langur, a monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes, is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund's latest update on the Mekong region ... World Wildlife Foundation via AP ... World Wildlife Foundation via AP.

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