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Conservation programs put on hold with access denied due to spread of COVIDicon

Conservation programs put on hold with access denied due to spread of COVID

Biodiversity conservation projects and forest protection in the central highlands region, over the past two years, have been either delayed or suspended as travel and mass gathering activities are limited by COVID-19 prevention measures.

 
Nearly 500 wild animals illegally traded rescued this yearicon

Nearly 500 wild animals illegally traded rescued this year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/07/2021

As many as 447 wild animals were rescued in Vietnam in the first six months of the year, according to Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).

Nearly 480 wild animals rescued in H1icon

Nearly 480 wild animals rescued in H1

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/07/2021

A total of 477 wild animals were rescued from violators or voluntarily handed over by people in the first half of 2021, the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) reported on July 16.

Performing bears handed over to sanctuary: a big step forwardicon

Performing bears handed over to sanctuary: a big step forward

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/06/2021

The recent hand over of four bears from Hanoi’s Central Circus to a sanctuary is a big step towards helping bears in Vietnam, said a representative of animal welfare organisation Animals Asia.

Protected zone established for endangered primates in Quang Binhicon

Protected zone established for endangered primates in Quang Binh

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/06/2021

The central province of Quang Binh has approved the establishment of a strict protection zone on 710ha of special-use forest area to protect 22 Hatinh langur herds in Dong Hoa Commune of Tuyen Hoa District.

Wildlife trafficking in Vietnam remains complex: reporticon

Wildlife trafficking in Vietnam remains complex: report

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/06/2021

Wildlife trafficking in Vietnam remains complicated both before and during COVID-19, a report released on June 18 by the People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) non-profit organisation showed.

First Vietnamese wildlife conservationist receives Goldman Environmental Prizeicon

First Vietnamese wildlife conservationist receives Goldman Environmental Prize

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/06/2021

Nguyen Van Thai, 39, director of Save Vietnam's Wildlife, has become the first Vietnamese wildlife conservationist and the only Asian to receive the 2021 Goldman Environmental Prize.

Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scalesicon

Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scales

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/06/2021

The People’s Court of northern Hung Yen Province on June 2 sentenced a man to five years and three months in jail for storing 780 kg of pangolin scales - a type of banned goods

Pangolin dance raises awareness about wildlife protectionicon

Pangolin dance raises awareness about wildlife protection

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/05/2021

Choreographer Quang Dang is known for his “Washing hands” dance, which reminded people during the first wave of COVID-19 last year about the health ministry’s hygiene recommendations on washing hands. 

Vietnam strengthens law enforcement to protect wildlife, biodiversityicon

Vietnam strengthens law enforcement to protect wildlife, biodiversity

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/05/2021

Vietnam has launched long-term and consistent efforts to strengthen law enforcement to protect wildlife and biodiversity and improve the livelihoods of people affected by declining biodiversity.

Largest-ever pangolin scale smuggling ring busted in Hanoiicon

Largest-ever pangolin scale smuggling ring busted in Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/05/2021

Police forces in Hanoi claimed on May 19 to have broken up the largest pangolin scale smuggling ring ever detected in Vietnam.

Wildlife violations reduced in Hue, Quang Nam and Da Nangicon

Wildlife violations reduced in Hue, Quang Nam and Da Nang

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/05/2021

At least 86 per cent of advertisements for illegal wildlife products in hotels, restaurants, bars, pet shops and herbal medicine shops in Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang and Quang Nam were removed by local authorities in 2019 and 2020.

Actions needed to combat illegal trade of ivory and wildlife in Vietnam: WWFicon

Actions needed to combat illegal trade of ivory and wildlife in Vietnam: WWF

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/03/2021

A survey of nearly 600 Chinese tourists who visited Vietnam showed that 17 per cent of them visited ivory shops during their visit and an estimated 2 per cent bought ivory products with an average spend of VND12 million (US$522).

Young woman devotes career to wildlife protectionicon

Young woman devotes career to wildlife protection

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/03/2021

Studying in the UK, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Thao had many opportunities to choose a job with a high salary. She, however, decided to go to Africa to take part in wildlife protection programmes and returned to Vietnam with many dreams.

Traffickers in tigers pays heavy price for illegal activitiesicon

Traffickers in tigers pays heavy price for illegal activities

FEATURE
11/03/2021

Despite ironclad moves taken by appropriate agencies, the trafficking and illegal transport of tigers to make tiger bone glue remains a burning issue in Vietnam.

Da Nang City urges protection of endangered primate populationicon

Da Nang City urges protection of endangered primate population

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/03/2021

Authorities of Son Tra District, in co-operation with the Centre of Biodiversity Conservation and GreenViet, have started researching the protection of the rhesus macaque monkey to drive troupes of monkeys back to the Son Tra Nature Reserve, Da Nang.

Vietnam to fine animal abusersicon

Vietnam to fine animal abusers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/03/2021

Animal abusers will be fined from VND1mil (USD43) to tens millions of VND as new decree takes effect.

Documentary highlights plight of abused animalsicon

Documentary highlights plight of abused animals

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/01/2021

An award-winning English filmmaker has made a documentary highlighting the plight of abused and unwanted animals in Vietnam.