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VietNamNet Bridge – Hue and 45 other cities around the world have been listed in the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)’s We Love Cities, a global social media campaign for sustainability, for voting since April 26.  

Half of natural World Heritage sites at risk from industry: WWF

 Industrial activity such as mining and logging threatens almost half of the world's natural World Heritage sites, from Australia's Great Barrier Reef to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru,

Blue crabs released in efforts to restore population off Phu Quoc

 VietNamNet Bridge – Over 2,000 pregnant blue swimmer crabs (Portunus pelagicus) have been released in the sea off Phu Quoc Island during the Blue Crab Festival.

Vietnam's elephants on brink of extinction

 VietNamNet Bridge – Experts and conservationists are calling for increased funding and efforts to save the dwindling number of elephants in Viet Nam.

Project to restore wetlands reserve launched

 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a four-year long project to restore the Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve in the southern province of Long An.

Endangered bear species discovered in Quang Nam Province

 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has photographic evidence of the Ursus thibetanus bear species found in the central province of Quang Nam in June.

WWF report names 99 news species in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 99 new species have been found in Viet Nam, according to a World Wildlife Fund report released last Thursday.

National programme approved to protect tigers

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Prime Minister has passed a national programme on tiger protection for the 2014-2022 period, according to the Vietnam Government Portal.

Operational rules issued for climate plan

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on Thursday issued details of its operational framework for implementing an ecosystem-based adaptation for climate change, and will encourage its use across the country.

Saola in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - The discovery of saola in Vietnam in 1992 and the discovery of an individual saola recently when this species is facing extinction--are the key events in the world of animals for over 50 years.

Endangered species reappears in Vietnam after 15 years

 VietNamNet Bridge – The images of saola, the endangered species, have been recently recorded in the central province of Quang Nam, 15 years since the last time this species was seen in Vietnam.

Project launched to restore Truong Son forest

 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Forest Protection Department of the central province of Quang Nam have started the program to rehabilitate forest in the Truong Son range in the border area of Laos and Vietnam.

Rare giant muntjacs discovered in Saola reserve

VietNamNet Bridge – Staff of the Saola Nature Reserve in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have discovered the existence of giant muntjacs (Muntiacus vuquangensis), a rare animal species, in the area.

Protecting wildlife: Do it, but don’t be delusional

 VietNamNet Bridge - While the Vietnamese community has been trying to protect the wild animal and struggle for the green life, some people still keep indifferent to the environment protection movement.

Australian zoo says white rhino birth 'sign of hope'

 An Australian zoo said Tuesday the birth of a southern white rhinoceros was a "sign of hope" for the species given the escalation of poaching in Africa.

Forests of the Mekong in sharp decline

VietNamNet Bridge – Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its remaining forest cover over the next two decades without swift government action,

Delta ecosystems under threat

 VietNamNet Bridge – Uncontrolled exploitation of natural resources has weakened or completely destroyed many of the Cuu Long Delta's ecosystems, experts said at an annual forum last Friday.

Pilot project to save energy on prawn farms may be expanded

VietNamNet Bridge – The experience gained from a pilot energy-efficiency plan in Cao Trieu prawn farming area in Quang Cong Commune, Quang Dien District, Thua Thien - Hue Province as well as the experience from Thai Binh Province

The world's most beautiful monkey species in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - With brightly colored hair, they are praised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) as the "beauty queen" in the monkey world.