Kien Giang province recovers protective forests

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has recovered its protective forests along coastal areas by enlisting the help of local residents to plant and protect mangrove trees. The management board in cooperation with the local households and organisations that protect mangrove forest buffer zones has protected ...

Laos builds more dams, scientists worry about Mekong’s ecosystem

Instead of requesting additional data used in the building of Pak Lay hydroelectric dam in Laos, Dr Le Anh Tuan, a Mekong River expert and deputy head of the Institute for Climate Change Research at Can Tho University, believes that it would be better to ...

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521 endangered animals saved in 2018

As many as 521 endangered wildlife animals were saved in Vietnam in 2018 thanks to the engagement of people and law enforcement agencies, NGO Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) announced on February 11. Up to 1,666 wildlife-related violations were also detected, of which 64 percent involved illegally ...

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Dong Nai uses drones to protect elephants

The Forest Protection Department of Dong Nai Province has distributed new equipment to the forest rangers on January 29 in Dinh Quan District to prevent rampaging elephants.Keep reading ...

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Elephant conservation project receives more funding

NGO Animals Asia and Đắk Lắk Province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development have signed a co-operation agreement for elephant conservation in Việt Nam from 2019-22. AnimalsAsia said the agreement, which was signed on January 11, was part of the progress being made to protect endangered elephants ...

VNS Reporter

157 new flora, fauna discovered in the Greater Mekong, Việt Nam contributes 58

Scientists discovered 157 new animal and plant species in the Greater Mekong region last year, according to a report titled  “New species on the block”. It describes three mammal, 23 fish, 14 amphibian, 26 reptile, and 91 plant species discovered in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and ...

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Wild animals in sanctuaries threatened by poachers

Vietnamese laws impose heavy sanctions on wildlife trafficking, but many violations still occur.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Efforts needed to preserve wetlands

Wetlands play a major role in preserving biodiversity and fighting climate change in Vietnam, but the country is yet to establish firm strategies on how to preserve them. There are about 10 million hectares of wetlands in Vietnam spreading across eight ecological zones, including the Red ...

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Vietnam makes efforts in wildlife protection

Over the last decade, Vietnam has adopted policies and actions to fulfill its commitments to protecting rare and endangered wildlife, which is highly valued by the international community.Keep reading ...

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More guidance needed for judgment of wildlife crimes

Illegal wildlife traffickers face heavy punishment in Viet Nam, according to officials. Illegal endangered species hunters and traders face two to seven years in prison, or fines from VNĐ50 million (US$2,200) to VNĐ3 billion ($133,000).Keep reading ...

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