Kaeslin, A. (2007, August 5). Awareness is answer to poaching problem. Vietnam News Agency [Online]. Available: http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/showarticle.php?num=01SUN050807 [2007, August 5].
Vietnam; poaching; awareness; education; bushmeat; medicinal; trade; CITES
A Vietnamese saying goes, "We can eat anything with four feet except the table, anything in the ocean except submarines and anything in the sky except planes." Alex Kaeslin takes a journey to investigate how to stop wild animals from ending up in restaurants, traditional pharmacies and souvenir shops.
For the last 14 months I have been travelling through Asia at a slow pace to get in touch with its people, environment and culture. I am from Switzerland, where I was able to attend school for many years for free and learn four languages, so on this journey my mission is to give something back.
In Indonesia, I followed the labourers in a sulphur mine on Mount Ijen in Eastern Java, Malaysia