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Over 1,130 wild animals rescued in VN in 2020

As many as 1,132 wild animals were successfully rescued in Vietnam last year, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).

Dozens of animals released into the wild

Authorities in Quang Binh Province have released 42 rare animals back to the wild.

Large number of traps for hunting wild animals in Da Nang seized

A large number of traps used for hunting wild animals on Son Tra Peninsular have been seized in the central city of Danang.


Organisation calls for end to commercial farming of endangered wildlife

The Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has appealed for an end to commercial farming of endangered wildlife, in an attempt to conserve biodiversity on the occasion of the World Environment Day 2020 (June 5).

Coronavirus: Fears of spike in poaching as pandemic poverty strikes

Conservation groups say poaching is on the rise as tourism income dries up at wildlife reserves.

Animals live streaming eases boredom at home

Many zoos and wildlife parks worldwide have been temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the animals still need lots of care, attention and of course, food! 

90% of respondents surveyed in Vietnam support closure of illegal wildlife market

According to new research for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), over 90% of respondents surveyed in Vietnam support government-led closure of illegal and unregulated wildlife markets.

Rare primate returned to nature in Tuyen Quang

A rare primate was released in Phieng Bung Natural Reserve in Nang Kha Commune, Na Hang District of the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on Tuesday.

Wild animal trade must be stopped

Doctor Nguyen Trong An – coordinator for the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control (NCDs Vietnam) talks on the country’s resolve to protect wild animals from hunters.


Sick sea turtle recovers after a month of care

A female Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys Olivacea) has been rescued and cared for by the SaSa Marine animal rescue team in Da Nang since it was found on the beach of Tam Thanh commune in Quang Nam Province on February 23.


SVW calls for ban eating of wild animals in Vietnam

Save Vietnam's Wildlife (SVW) has proposed to the Vietnamese National Assembly to ban the eating of wild animals.

Art book raises awareness of wildlife

Kim Dong Publishing House on March 11 released a new book dedicated to wildlife, Chang Hoang Da – Gau (Wild Chang and Bear), the first volume in a series about wildlife protection.

Vietnam to keep close eye on wildlife import, sale

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry has instructed province and city agriculture departments around the country to carefully monitor wildlife imports amid the public health emergency caused by the new strain of coronavirus.

Truong Son Rock Rat found in Vietnam

After the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park expanded, scientists discovered a mammal species believed to be extinct 11 million years ago.

5 tonnes of wild animals found on bus in Ha Tinh

Police in the central province of Ha Tinh on December 25 seized five tonnes of live wild animals on a bus that was moving from the south to the north.

Wild animals die while waiting for investigations in Quang Tri

The Quang Tri Province People's Committee have urged the local Department of Customs to quickly release the wild animals which are dying after being kept for half a month here.


Wild animal trading rampant in Vietnam's Central Highlands

Authorities of the Central Highlands provinces have found coaches illegally transporting wild animals.

Wild animals illegally traded in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Many wild animals have been found to be illegally kept at a household located in the buffer zone of the central province of Quang Binh’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Thailand culls 200 pigs in fear of African swine fever

Thailand has culled more than 200 pigs this week, authorities said on August 18, in the first such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of African swine fever.

Circus wild animals retire, pets get job

Over one year since the Asia For Animals Coalition’s call for not using wild animals in circus performance, Vietnamese kids have now been getting acquainted with familiar pets on stage.