Covid suspends biodiversity projects in Central Vietnam


Over the last two years, Covid restrictions have negatively influenced biodiversity conservation projects and forest protection in Central Vietnam. More specifically, the Covid-19 prevention measures have hindered the field investigation and studies at national parks and reserves, awareness-raising programs on wildlife protection for ethnic groups and local people living in buffer zones, and possibly increased logging activities and illegal hunting. 

Source & further information: “Conservation programs put on hold with access denied due to spread of COVID” at, accessed on 11 August 2021.