Saving the Saola: a 20th century discovery, a 21st century challenge

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Saving the Saola: a 20th century discovery, a 21st century challenge

Another kind of war is being waged along the Ho Chi Minh Trail these days. It has nothing to do with the conflict that made the supply line between what was then North and South Vietnam famous around the world more than four decades ago. But it’s a war nonetheless, and riding on its outcome are the fates of one of the most biologically rich forests on the planet, the people who live there, and a shy, critically endangered creature...

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MFIs extend reach with branchless banking

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MFIs extend reach with branchless banking

Branchless banking, including mobile banking, is one of the hottest trends in Cambodia’s microfinance industry, helping financial institutions deliver their products conveniently and affordably to people living in rural areas, industry insiders said yesterday.

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WWF Vietnam launches "Save Saola" campaign

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WWF Vietnam launches 'Save Saola' campaign

The Vietnamese office of the World Wildlife Fund has launched a campaign to increase commitment from both the public and private sectors in the conservation of saola, one of the world’s most endangered mammals.

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22 endangered pagolins rescued by Vietnam wildlife center

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22 endangered pagolins rescued by Vietnam wildlife center

The conservation group Save Vietnam’s Wildlife in the northern province of Ninh Binh on Sunday received 22 individuals of an endangered pangolin species rescued by local police.

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50,000 USD to save elephants in Dak Lak

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50,000 USD to save elephants in Dak Lak

The Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) has pledged 50,000 USD of aid to save elephants in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak between 2016 and 2017.

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

Tra Vinh, the greenest city in the Mekong Delta, is seeking VND20 billion to protect around 420 old trees that are being threatened by rapid urbanization.

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Drought-hit Zimbabwe sells off wild animals

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Drought-hit Zimbabwe sells off wild animals

Zimbabwe put its wild animals up for sale on Tuesday, saying it needed buyers to step in and save the beasts from a devastating drought.

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Cambodia's last Royal Turtles on verge of extinction

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Cambodia's last Royal Turtles on verge of extinction

Efforts to save Cambodia's Royal Turtle, one of the world's most critically endangered species, are being hampered by dredging and illegal forest clearances, a wildlife conservation group warned Monday.

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Vietnam ramsar site’s core dries up

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Vietnam ramsar site’s core dries up

The core area of the Lang Sen Wetland Reserve in the Mekong Delta’s inland wetland Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds), a ramsar site in Vietnam, has fallen victim to the region’s severe drought.

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HCM City instructed to re-open landfill site

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HCM City instructed to re-open landfill site

The HCM City Inspectorate has asked the municipal People's Committee to re-open Landfill No 3 at the Phuoc Hiep solid waste treatment complex in Cu Chi District to avoid a company monopoly and to save city funds.

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First carnivore and pangolin conservation education centre opens

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First carnivore and pangolin conservation education centre opens

Vietnam’s first Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Education Centre was inaugurated at a ceremony jointly held by Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW) and Cuc Phuong National Park on February 20.

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16 Sunda Pangolins released back into the wild

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago 2 related news

16 Sunda Pangolins released back into the wild

As many as 16 Sunda Pangolins, the 17th this month, were released today in a safe and undisclosed location in Viet Nam.

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Vietnam to launch two new satellites in 2019

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Vietnam expects to launch two new satellites in 2019 to help boost agricultural production and minimize natural disaster impact.

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Money cannot save pangolins from the law

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Money cannot save pangolins from the law

VietNamNet Bridge - Billions of dong have been spent on food for pangolins seized in wildlife trafficking cases. However, the animals have died because they cannot live in captivity.

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

Bangkok, January 26 – In the Pacific Islands, many children don’t have enough safe water to drink and their education has been interrupted as a result of the severe, ongoing El Ninõ. Meanwhile, children in DPR Korea are struggling to recover from drought, and children in Myanmar are trapped in ongoing internal conflicts. These are just some of the children in the region caught in a series of conflicts and natural disasters, who need urgent help to survive.

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