Bird poachers target Nguyen Du Memorial sanctuary

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Bird poachers target Nguyen Du Memorial sanctuary

Nguyen Du Memorial Site, a three hectare sanctuary for a wide range of bird species in Ha Tinh Province, is being invaded by heavily armed poachers operating openly.

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Vietnam bile farm bear numbers down 72 percent to 4,300

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Vietnam bile farm bear numbers down 72 percent to 4,300

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported that there are 1,250 captive bears remaining on farms, a 72 percent decline since 2005.

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Viet Nam's elephants on brink of extinction

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 2 related news

Viet Nam's elephants on brink of extinction

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

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Vietnam’s last elephants dying due to poaching, deforestation

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Vietnam’s last elephants dying due to poaching, deforestation

The death of a young elephant in the Central Highlands on March 24 became the latest blow to the shrinking elephant population in Vietnam, which has been pushed to the verge of extinction recently.

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Police probe poaching of endangered langurs for bones in Da Nang

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Police probe poaching of endangered langurs for bones in Da Nang

Police in Da Nang are checking the number of langurs hunted and killed at the world’s major primate reserve in the city to build a case against five poachers.

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Poachers prosecuted for killing langurs

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Son Tra-Ngu Hanh Son's Forest Protection Department has decided to prosecute a criminal case for the illegal killing three Red-Shanked Doucs (Pygathryx nemaeus), an animal listed as endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

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Baby bear to arrive at rescue centre tomorrow

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Baby bear to arrive at rescue centre tomorrow

A six-month-old sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) will arrive at the Viet Nam Bear Rescue Centre tomorrow after having been rescued by AnimalsAsia.

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Poachers caught at Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Poachers caught at Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

The board of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in central Quang Binh Province has launched legal proceedings against two poachers accused of violating regulations on protection of endangered animals.

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Poachers set traps all over Vietnam’s under-patrolled national park

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Poachers set traps all over Vietnam’s under-patrolled national park

Rangers at a protected area in southern Vietnam have found more than a thousand traps so far this year and busted several cases of wildlife trafficking.

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Injured wild elephant rescued in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

A wild elephant is recovering well from severe injuries caused by poachers' trap and will be released to a forest in central Vietnam soon, rescuers say.

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Northern province sells rescued wildlife to restaurants, angers environmentalists

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 2 related news

Northern province sells rescued wildlife to restaurants, angers environmentalists

Conservationists are voicing their concerns after the northern province of Bac Ninh chose to sell 42 pangolins seized from poachers, warning that such a move would only encourage wildlife trade.

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Elephants for sale in Zimbabwe, where parks are starved for funds

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Elephants for sale in Zimbabwe, where parks are starved for funds

Zimbabwe is considering the sale of as many as 62 live elephants to China, France and the United Arab Emirates because Hwange National Park, the country’s biggest game reserve, isn’t receiving adequate state funding.

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Rhino poaching death toll reaches record in South Africa

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Rhino poaching death toll reaches record in South Africa

A record 1,020 rhinos have been killed by poachers for their horns in South Africa this year, more than all of 2013 and triple the number four years ago.

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Wild animals released back to nature

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Hanoi Wildlife Rescue Centre has released 331 wild animals into Tay Yen Tu nature reserve in the northern province of Bac Giang.

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Endangered primates released into wild

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Endangered primates released into wild

Three endangered primates, three turtles and a slow loris which were seized from poachers were released into a forest in central Vietnam, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper said Thursday.

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