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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).

More bears in Vietnam rescued

Seven illegally-held bears which were in captivity for up to 20 years in the southern province of Binh Duong have been rescued.

Rescuing malnourished crossbreed gaurs in Ninh Thuan

Ten crossbred gaurs (F1) found in Ninh Thuan province are seriously malnourished and may die at any time if the situation does not improve.

Vietnam Bear Rescue Center provides help to nearly 200 bears

The lives of 200 bears have been rescued from the caged life to Vietnam Bear Rescue Center over recent years.

‘Queen of primates’ through the lens

The red-shanked douc langurs, recognized as ‘queen’ of the primate species, have always been the inexhaustible inspiration of photography and wildlife lovers.

Wildlife supply chains for human consumption increases coronaviruses’ transmission risk to people

Samples taken from animals in the wild destined for human consumption contain a high proportion of coronavirus, a new study has revealed.

Nghe An police uncover wildlife trafficking ring from Lao to Vietnam

Police in the central province of Nghe An on Tuesday seized a man carrying dozens of animals which were allegedly smuggled from Laos to Vietnam for consumption in Chau Binh Commune, in the province’s Quy Chau District.

Two wild elephants spotted in Quang Nam forest

Two wild elephants have been found in a forest in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hiep Duc District.

No more bars for two Asiatic black bears in Vietnam's northern province

Two Asiatic black bears in Ha Nam province have been rescued on May 20 and brought to the Bear Sanctuary Ninh Binh by Four Paws, an international animal welfare organization, and Ha Nam province's Forest Protection Department.

Monkey injured by human activities on Son Tra Peninsula

Many monkeys have been injured by human activities on the Son Tra Peninsula in Danang City.

Son La releases wild loris back into nature

The Forest Protection Department of Phu Yen district, Son La province coordinated with the authorities of Gia Phu commune to release a loris to the nature on May 15.

Globally endangered species in Vietnam protected by laws, international agreements

Conservation of biodiversity, which plays an important role in sustainable development, is one of the central goals of the International Convention on Biological Diversity.

Coronavirus: Wild animals enjoy freedom of a quieter world

Lockdowns give parts of the natural world an opportunity to experience life with fewer humans around.

Cuc Phuong park home to rare turtles

Located at the Cuc Phuong National Park, the Cuc Phuong Turtle Conservation Centre is home to 1,700 individuals representing Vietnam's 22 native and rare species.

Dak Lak makes plan to rescue injured elephant

Authorities in Dak Lak Province are planning to rescue an injured elephant that can't return to the wild.

Eliminating ‘bird hell’: the uncompromising fight

After more than three days of reconnaissance, the Forest Protection Department’s taskforce on March 15 carried out a secret tracing of the largest "special bird zone" in the province of Long An.

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! 

Film launched to warn against wildlife consumption to prevent disease outbreaks

It is part of the campaign 'Don’t Consume Wildlife to Protect Your Health And Of the Community'.

Coronavirus: Great apes on lockdown over threat of disease

Fears are growing that gorillas, orangutans and others apes could contract the virus.