Elephant slaughter, China ivory sales 'out of control'

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Elephant slaughter, China ivory sales 'out of control'

The slaughter of Africa's elephants and the illegal trade in ivory in China are "out of control" and could push wild elephants to extinction within a generation, conservationists said Tuesday.

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The dedicated bird conservationists in southern Vietnam park

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The dedicated bird conservationists in southern Vietnam park

Over the past few years, a group of veterinary engineers, forest rangers and volunteers have been dedicated to the rescue and caretaking of birds, particularly endangered ones, at a national wildlife reserve in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.

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Vietnam ministry blocks controversial cable car to world’s largest cave

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Vietnam ministry blocks controversial cable car to world’s largest cave

A half-cocked plan to build a gondola lift to Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, in Quang Binh Province was seemingly derailed this week by national tourism officials who insisted on further research.

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Conservationists cringe at Vietnam's alleged rhino horn progress

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Conservationists cringe at Vietnam's alleged rhino horn progress

Conservation groups have dismissed a recent poll that suggested Vietnam's rhino horn demand fell by nearly 40 percent in a single year.

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Seized pangolins saved by Vietnam’s conservation program

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Seized pangolins saved by Vietnam’s conservation program

Conservationists have successfully rescued a juvenile Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica) seized from illegal captivity in Binh Duong Province.

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Vietnam's Mekong Delta 'doomed': conservationists

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Vietnam's Mekong Delta 'doomed': conservationists

Vietnamese environmentalists say the hydropower race unfolding on the lower Mekong River will destroy the delta's downstream economy.

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Asian stars enlisted to fight African rhino poaching

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Asian stars enlisted to fight African rhino poaching

Increasingly desperate South African conservationists are turning to a multi-national team of "rhino ambassadors" to try to end the scourge of poaching -- and Vietnamese pop diva Hong Nhung has been recruited for a good reason.

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Speed limit lowered on City-Trung Luong hwy

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Asians eating scaly anteaters to extinction: conservationists

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Asians eating scaly anteaters to extinction: conservationists

The scaly anteater, which looks like an artichoke with legs and a tail, is being eaten out of existence as its tasty meat is served up at banquets across Asia, conservationists said Tuesday.

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Asians eating scaly anteaters to extinction: conservationists

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Asians eating scaly anteaters to extinction: conservationists

The scaly anteater, which looks like an artichoke with legs and a tail, is being eaten out of existence as its tasty meat is served up at banquets across Asia, conservationists said Tuesday.

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Scientists urge repairs to Vietnam’s damaged UNESCO-recognized complex

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Scientists urge repairs to Vietnam’s damaged UNESCO-recognized complex

Local historians, relic conservationists and archeologists have just petitioned to the government in unison to undo the extensive damage to the core area of UNESCO-recognized Thang Long Imperial Citadel in downtown Hanoi.

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Smuggled elephant ivory price triples: conservationists

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Smuggled elephant ivory price triples: conservationists

NAIROBI, July 3 - The price of ivory taken from African elephants slaughtered for their tusks has tripled in the past four years in China, the world's biggest market, conservationists said on Thursday.

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Vietnamese national park releases four rescued primates back into wild

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Conservationists released four stump-tailed macaques into their natural habitat in the north-central province of Nghe An, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper reported.

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Togo seizes nearly 4 tonnes of ivory headed for Vietnam

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Togo seizes nearly 4 tonnes of ivory headed for Vietnam

Authorities in Togo have seized nearly four tonnes of ivory - the tusks from over 500 dead elephants - hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.

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Rare bird at risk as farms encroach

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Rare bird at risk as farms encroach

The decline of the Sarus crane, the tallest flying bird in the world, is causing concern for conservationists.

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