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Lao forests feeding Vietnam industry, group says

(AP) -- Despite an export ban, Vietnamese companies are smuggling logs from the once rich forests of Laos to feed a billion-dollar wood industry that turns timber into furniture for export to the Europe and the United States, ...

dateJul 28, 2011 in Environment
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Vietnam starts joint Agent Orange cleanup with US

(AP) -- Vietnam on Friday started the first phase of a joint plan with former enemy the United States to clean up environmental damage leftover from the chemical defoliant Agent Orange, a lasting legacy from the Vietnam ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Environment
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Vietnam's planned sale of tiger paste protested

(AP) -- A local conservation group voiced opposition Friday to the planned sale of tiger paste by Vietnamese authorities, amid warnings by the international community that the animal's survival is in serious jeopardy.

dateDec 03, 2010 in Ecology
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