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WWF supports restoration on Tra Su Wetland Reserve

This region annually receives floodwater from the Mekong River during the rainy season to maintain the seasonal inundation (rotating wet-dry seasons) of a natural wetland.

WWF: 91 new species discovered in Vietnam in 2020

As many as 91 new species were discovered in Vietnam in 2020, including 85 endemic species, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in its report issued on January 26.

Eliminating wildlife markets amid Covid-19 is an uphill task as local officials neglect responsibility

Over 1,500 cases of violations of laws on wildlife protection were discovered within the 2013-2017 period.

WWF urges end to wildlife trade, consumption in Asia-Pacific

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has appealed for an end to the wildlife trade and consumption across the Asia-Pacific region amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and similar diseases in recent years.

Only severe punishment can help stop wildlife trafficking in Vietnam: NA deputies

A member of the National Assembly’s Legal Committee, Pham Van Hoa, said it is necessary to set up a mechanism which would supervise and severely punish the slaughter and trafficking of wildlife.

Survey finds public lacks knowledge about pollution levels

Contrary to the perception that the community ‘is shouting for help’, many people are not complaining much about pollution, while business households are indifferent to the problem.

WWF-Vietnam, GreenViet work to protect endangered primates

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Vietnam and the Centre of Biodiversity Conservation, GreenViet, will work together on a project to protect the gray-shanked douc langurs in the central province’s Nui Thanh District in 2020.

Red Book animals in danger, turtles threatened with extinction

Of hundreds of Red-Book wildlife species on sale nationwide, turtles are the most wanted species.

Farm produce market sells red-book wild animals

Along the border line with Cambodia is an area called the southern ‘wildlife metropolis’.

WWF launches Plastic Smart Cities initiative in Southeast Asia

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is calling on cities in Southeast Asia to join Patong (Thailand), Donsol (Philippines) and Phu Quoc Islands (Vietnam) in making a commitment to eliminate plastic pollution,

Wildcat sent to rescue centre

The Centre for Rescue, Conservation and Creatures Development at Cat Tien National Park in southern Dong Nai Province has received a rare leopard cat rescued from the Gia An 115 Hospital in HCM City.

The warrior who rescues rhinos

At the age of 28, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Thao, a Vietnamese student returning from the UK, had many job choices. Finally, she decided to go to Africa to attend a 2-year training course.

Experts discuss ways to protect tigers

Experts discussed Vietnam’s efforts to protect tigers and other endangered animals at a forum yesterday.

Towards plastic alternatives in Vietnam

New opportunities will come to plastic and packaging producers in Vietnam ready to change their business strategies.

Were sao la seen in Quang Binh after 10 years of no sightings?

VietNamNet Bridge - Described as a timid species only living in primeval forests, sao la, or Asian unicorn, ( Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) have been spotted in the central province of Quang Binh.

WWF launches global green city awards

 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) launched its “One Planet City Challenge 2019” on Tuesday.

Wildlife trafficking: how are tigers transported to Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - Tigers, weighing up to hundreds of kilograms, are brought to Vietnam from other countries, especially Laos, and go through customs agencies’ examinations.

Wildlife trafficking: The ring that provides tigers soaked in alcohol

Snake, wild cat and tiger cubs kept in alcohol have been selling well because of increasingly high demand. 

Responsible forest sourcing benefits businesses: report

 VietNamNet Bridge – Retail companies with responsible forest products sourcing policies are seeing numerous tangible business benefits, demonstrating that sustainability makes business sense,

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region: WWF

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday,