sea turtle

Update news sea turtle

The Con Dao National Park in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau released 122,867 baby turtles into the ocean between January and September.

Bringing turtles back to Cham Isle

Turtles were absent from Cham Island until one recent day when hundreds of thel were seen crawling into the ocean.

Nghe An man to set free 30kg sea turtle

A rare sea turtle weighing 30 kilogrammes is being cared by a local in Quynh Luu district in the central province of Nghe An before it is released to the ocean.

Con Dao Park listed in IOSEA turtle conservation network

Con Dao National Park on Con Dao Islands lying off the coast of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province has been recognised as an official member of the Indian Ocean-Southeast Asia (IOSEA), becoming the 11th member of the marine turtles conservation network. 

Vietnam tries to protect sea turtles, the ‘ocean envoys’

Sea turtles lay about 100 eggs a few times each year, but the survival rate of the species is approximately 1 out of 1,000.

Biodiversity declining in Vietnam's central coastal areas

Because of pollution, climate change and overexploitation, marine biodiversity in the central region is declining.

Plastic waste in oceans killing marine life in coastal waters in VN

VietNamNet Bridge - In late December, a 10-year old sea turtle with broken legs was discovered by SASA, the rescue force, and carried ashore for treatment in Da nang.

Scientists successfully hatch turtle eggs on Cham Island

October 8, 2017 was a great landmark for turtle conservation experts, when 420 sea turtle individuals were hatched from 450 eggs and released to the sea. 

Development in coastal areas causing marine pollution

Vietnam has 28 out of 63 coastal cities/provinces, where 43.51 million people reside, and the population density is 1.9 times higher than the average density of the country. 

Dire threat to famed Con Dao flora, fauna

 VietNamNet Bridge – The famous Con Dao Island’s ecosystem and its biodiversity is seriously threatened by overexploitation and low environmental awareness of visitors and locals.

Oil pollution damaging sea environment

The sea near Vietnam has been seriously damaged by waste from industrial and agricultural production, aquaculture, domestic rubbish, and oil pollution caused by shipbuilding and shipping.

Police find thousands of dead sea turtles in Nha Trang warehouses

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Environment Police Agency and Khanh Hoa Province’s police have found thousands of dead highly endangered sea turtles in two warehouses of a fine-art enterprise in the village of Phuoc Loi of Nha Trang City.

Watching turtles laying their eggs in Con Dao National Park

Con Dao has a very large population of sea turtles. Every year in the breeding season, thousands of sea turtles lay eggs on the beach. Witnessing the moment sea turtles dig holes and lay eggs is an exciting experience.