Protected areas

National parks and wildlife sanctuaries

Thirty tourism units sign commitments on environmental and wildlife protection

Representatives from 30 travel enterprises and conservation organisations signed a commitment to support tourism with high responsibility regarding theenvironment, nature and wildlife protection on December 17.The commitment highlighted the respect for nature, ecosystems and local culture in tourism business activities as well as the prohibition ...

Wetland communities practice citizen journalism

About 30 citizen representatives from the Mekong (Cửu Long) River Delta have joined a citizen journalist network to empower their roles in protecting the environment and boost natural conservation. The citizens of different ages and genders include members of women unions, youth union, forest rangers and officials from three ...

National parks focus on eco-tourism development

“Việt Nam’s nature reserves and national parks are aiming to boost eco-tourism to facilitate both conservation and economic growth, but their efforts have been hampered by a lack of planning, human resources and funds,” said Lê Văn Lanh of the National Association for Nature Reserves ...

VNS Reporter

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 ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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 ...

VNS Reporter

Kon Tum uses tech to fight fires

The Chư Mom Ray National Park’s use of advanced technology for management has reduced the number of illegal logging cases and forest fires.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Bac Lieu bird sanctuary faces high risk of fires

The Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu is facing a level-4 risk of fires, which is likely to be raised to level 5, the level of extreme danger, said the sanctuary management board on March 13.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

16 organisations call for strict handling of wildlife trafficker

The Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) on January 22 revealed that 16 international and social organisations in wildlife protection in Vietnam signed a letter calling on Vietnamese law enforcement agencies to strictly handle Nguyen Mau Chien, the suspected mastermind of a trans-national rhino horn trafficking ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Hotels, resorts threaten rare primates

Recent rapid construction of more than 20 hotels and resorts in Sơn Trà Nature Reserve is threatening the survival of highly endangered langurs and other wildlife. Human activities, such as illegal logging and hunting, also continue to badly affect the lives of the primates and wildlife in ...

VNS Reporter

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