Update news wildlife protection
Ninh Binh Bear Sanctuary announced on October 22 that they have received an Asiatic black bear which was previously rescued from a farm in HCM City.
It is common to see monkeys seeking food at a dumping site behind Linh Ung Pagoda. The habit has been formed as they are often given food by tourists, and they rush to the pagoda for food.
The report emphasised that the rate of apprehending violators in criminal cases related to wildlife transport and trade in Vietnam reached a significant high.
While many localities achieved high efficiency in handling wildlife-related violations reported by the people, HCM City is one of the localities that handled such cases with less efficiency.
A sea turtle has been spotted in the waters off Co To Con Island in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh, marking the first appearance of the reptile here after more than a decade.
The number of red-crowned cranes descending on the Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has been declining over the past years, with a mere three spotted in their latest return in 2021.
Con Dao National Park is the first place in Vietnam to conduct research on and successfully roll out an effective sea turtle protection model, and thus has become an important sea turtle conservation area of Vietnam, region and the world.
Two whales were seen 1,000m off the coast of De Gi beach in Phu Cat district, the south central province of Binh Dinh last weekend.
The film, a co-production of WWF-Vietnam and Melt Films, was made to honour a volunteer conservation group that inspired their community to protect the last remaining members of this langur species.
They belong to four species - long-tailed, rhesus, Assam, and stump-tailed macaques, scientifically known as Macaca fascicularis, Macaca mulatta, Macaca assamensis, and Macaca arctoides, respectively.
A collection of biopsy samples from 26 captive tigers for DNA analysis was completed at Đại Nam Zoo in the southern province of Bình Dương.
The Forest Protection Department of Dong Phu District in Binh Phuoc Province has received a Burmese peacock-pheasant, which is classified as a critically endangered and rare species of wildlife in need of conservation.
A network of journalists on investigating and preventing of illegal wildlife trade made debut in Hanoi on June 13.
The One-Square-Metre World exhibition has been held in Ninh Bình since late April, aiming to raise community awareness of animal welfare and call for an end to the practice of holding bears captive for bile extraction in VN.
Despite being stated in the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary laws, animal welfare is a new concept to Vietnamese farmers and consumers, with a lack of application and understanding.