VietnamPlus Writers Win Second Prize in Wildlife Journalism Award | Environment

VietnamPlus writers win second prize at the Journalism Award wildlife (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A series of investigative reports on the ivory trade in the central highlands by journalists of electronic diary VietnamMore won second prize in the journalism category at the VIEWS Awards 2022.

The authors were honored at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on October 19.

VIEWS Awards 2022 was launched in June this year by CHANGE – a center for action and cooperation for environment and development and WildAid – a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect wildlife from illegal trade. and other imminent threats. As the annual environmental journalism award, it honors journalists and social media users working on the environment and wildlife.

VietnamPlus writers win 2nd prize for wildlife journalism award hinh anh 2Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Speaking at the ceremony, CHANGE Director Hoang Thi Minh Hong said the 2022 VIEWS Awards are expected to involve news agencies, independent journalists as well as social media users in the protection of wild animals across the country. . VIEWS Awards 2022 also aims to change public awareness and perception of wildlife protection in Vietnam, and increase Vietnam’s prestige in the international arena.

Hong said she believes the works submitted to the competition will send important messages, helping to change the community’s perception on wildlife protection in Vietnam./.


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