Run for Bears – End Bear Farming

The Red River Runner will host the 11th annual Hanoi Half Marathon (formerly Song Hong Half Marathon) on Sunday, December 10th in Hanoi. Especially, this year’s event will be professionally organized by Sporting Republic – an award winning, full-service sports management agency.


This year’s 21km half marathon, which also includes a 3km, 5km, 10km, and a 800m kid sprints, is themed as “Run for Bears – End Bear Farming” to encourage the public to help bring an end to bear bile farming in Vietnam.



An analysis of wildlife farming in Vietnam

Read full report here: http://bit.ly/2hhye4N 


Commercial wildlife farming is the practice of raising and breeding wildlife species in captivity with the goal of harvesting animals or animal products for commercial profit. Proponents of commercial wildlife farming believe that supplying the market with domesticated wildlife products will result in a decrease in the hunting of wild animals and aid conservation efforts by acting as a source for supplementing or reintroducing populations. 



Shark protection in Vietnam

Currently, there are no criminal punishments for violations involving sharks. Administrative fines are only applicable for a number of sharks with the maximum amount of VND 100 million, under Decree 103/2013/ND-CP (amended by Decree 41/2017/ND-CP).