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Monkeying around: farmers focused on langur protection

Starting out as a voluntary group since 2011 to safeguard some 20 flocks of Hatinh langurs (Trachypithecus hatinhensis), a team of 14 farmers in Tuyen Hoa District of Quang Binh Province is working hard to protect the endangered species.

First Delacour’s langur baby born at Ninh Binh's Trang An Complex

A Delacour’s langur baby has been born after its parents were released into the wild on Ngoc Island in Ninh Binh’s Trang An Landscape Complex last year.

Quang Nam works to improve endangered langurs’ habitat

The forest ranger department of Quang Nam has been assigned to strictly protect 30ha of remaining natural forests in Nui Thanh district and crackdown on illegal poaching to save the endangered gray-shanked douc langur.

Central province to restore forest for endangered langurs

The central province plans to allocate a fund of VND100 billion (US$4.4 million) to restore a 100ha forest as a safe habitat for a herd of gray-shanked douc langurs (pygathrix cinerea) living in Dong Co Village of Nui Thanh district in 2019-28.

Pu Mat National Park calls for support to stop illegal poachers

VietNamNet Bridge - Pu Mat National Park has always been a ‘hot spot’ of illegal poaching for many years. But local authorities say that measures to control poaching are not effective.

The sorrow of the forests

VietNamNet Bridge - Local authorities and investors who are developing road and hydropower projects have promised to plant forests to offset the trees they fell. However, they have failed to keep their word.

Conservation education combined with fun on Cat Ba Island

 VietNamNet Bridge - The Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project organized fun-filled summer activities for school children on Cat Ba Island as part of their conservation education program.

Three langurs butchered in the forest

 VietNamNet Bridge - Four hunters trapped three langurs in the National Park of Phu Quoc (Kien Giang province) and slaughtered the monkeys on the spot. Two were arrested and one escaped.

Douc langur is almost killed to make bone glue

Buying a monkey to make bone glue, a man in Quang Tri discovered that the monkey is an endangered Douc langur which is named in the Red Book of Vietnam. The man gave the langur to the authorities to release it back to the forest.

Images to save the Cat Ba langur dying art

 A US graduate-cum-artist who has made her home in Viet Nam is putting her skills to work to save an endangered species.

Killing langurs: Three people sent to jail

VietNamNet Bridge – The three people who caught and brutally slaughtered three shanked langurs have been sentenced to 12-28 months in prison by the Sa Thay District People's Court in Kon Tum province.

The world's most beautiful monkey species in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - With brightly colored hair, they are praised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) as the "beauty queen" in the monkey world.