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January 6, 2017

On December 30, 2016 China announced it vows to ban all commerce in ivory by the end of 2017. China’s illegal poaching and wildlife trade ranks the highest in the world, according to Daan P. van Uhm', author of The Illegal Wildlife Trade (Springer 2016). Vietnam’s own...

December 2, 2016

Read part one of this article, "Part 1 - Challenging the Stereotype: Do Vietnamese People Eat Dogs?" here.

Vietnamese people are often cast into a number of stereotypes. This often prevents meaningful interactions with those that do not know them.

In Andrew Lam's Bi...

November 28, 2016

The relationship between the canine and the Vietnamese is not a simple one. Not all Vietnamese embrace dog meat, and not all Vietnamese regard their dogs as companions.

In Vietnam, those who consume dog meat often try to compartmentalize their feelings toward dogs, just...

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