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Vietnam’s Green Fence is Protecting Elephants and People

Gledatsia sinensis, known locally as Bo Ket, is a type of honey locust planted to create a barrier between elephants and the local community in the Green Fence Restoration Project, a partnership between USFS and Vietnam.
Asian elephants in Quang Nam Elephant Reserve are a striking example of Vietnam’s rich and diverse biodiversity. Photo/Quang Nam Elephant Reserve. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed March 21 as the International Day of Forest in 2012. Since then, the USDA Forest Service and its partners worldwide commemorate the day by showcasing the vast…
USDA Forest Service, international day of forests, Green Fence Restoration Project, Quang Nam Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forest Protection Department