BirdLife International in Vietnam
BirdLife Direct Action Programmes
BirdLife International in Vietnam works closely with Viet Nature Conservation Centre to promote conservation of habitats, sites and species in collaboration with government agencies to:
- Provide support for improved planning and management of important habitats, sites and species;
- Introduce and advocate new ideas for integrating biodiversity conservation into planning and policy;
- Stimulate greater public interest in birds and biodiversity, and awareness of the need for biodiversity conservation;
- Develop capacity for improved management of habitat, sites and species; and
- Provide information on biodiversity and protected areas to planners, policy makers and other interest groups.
On the 31st of July, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), BirdLife in India, received the good news that two more veterinary drugs- Ketoprofen and Aceclofenac, could no longer be manufactured, sold and distributed throughout India. After 10 years of working with government agencies and other NGO’s, this official gazette issued by the Delhi High Court was a welcome step forward for the protection of vultures in India.
The wetlands of Kampong Trach are one of Cambodia’s most important sites for wintering Sarus Cranes, however decades of agricultural encroachment and pollution have left it highly threatened. BirdLife partner NatureLife Cambodia have been working closely with farmers to turn things around in a project that has shown promising early results for this enigmatic species.
Found on the forest floors of peninsular Malaysia, rapid deforestation has destroyed much of the enigmatic Malay Peacock-pheasant’s habitat in recent decades, and the species was sadly uplisted to Endangered on the IUCN Red List in 2022.