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Entries for May 2018

Implementation of smartphone-based environmental DNA testing and capture technologies to detect Rafetus swinhoei in the wild

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Implementation of smartphone-based environmental DNA testing and capture technologies to detect Rafetus swinhoei in the wild
(May 24, 2018)   -   Ha Noi, April 26 to May 9, 2018: A training workshop introducing eDNA (environmental DNA)  and smartphone-based testing  for  the Swinhoe’s Giant Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) , also known as Hoan Kiem turtle,  took place at Dong Mo  and Xuan Khanh lakes from April 26 to May 9, 2018.

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The United States Helps Vietnam Combat Wildlife Crime

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The United States Helps Vietnam Combat Wildlife Crime
(May 21, 2018)   -   The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) officially launched the USAID Saving Species project.  U.S. Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Permanent Deputy Minister of MARD Dr. Ha Cong Tuan, representatives of the MARD Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Management Authority of Vietnam, and other government and NGO stakeholders attended the launch.

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