Viet Nam's elephants on brink of extinction

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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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Fishermen earn higher incomes protecting park

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Fishermen earn higher incomes protecting park

VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Van Diem was living below the poverty line. His wife, who had been a petty trader, had died. He had no land, and he, along with everyone else, was banned from entering Tram Chim National Park, a protected forested wetlands near his home in Dong Thap Province. His four children were also gone, having left for Binh Duong Province to work in factories in industrial parks.

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Fishermen earn higher incomes protecting park

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Van Diem was living below the poverty line. His wife, who had been a petty trader, had died. He had no land, and he, along with everyone else, was banned from entering Tram Chim National Park, a protected forested wetlands near his home in Dong Thap Province. His four children were also gone, having left for Binh Duong Province to work in factories in industrial parks.

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Northern province sells rescued wildlife to restaurants, angers environmentalists

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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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Local authorities under fire for endangered animals sale

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Local authorities under fire for endangered animals sale

Local authorities in Bac Ninh Province are alleged to have illegally sold 42 rare, endangered pangolins seized in a raid on wildlife traffickers, effectively returning them to the illicit market and raising the hackles of conservationists.

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China demand threatens tiger protection

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China demand threatens tiger protection

Kathmandu – Soaring demand for tiger parts in China has emptied Asia's forests, frustrating efforts to protect the big cats, wildlife experts said as an anti-poaching conference opened in Kathmandu Monday.

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Vietnamese wildlife conservationist named among world's top ten

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Vietnamese wildlife conservationist named among world's top ten

Le Thi Trang often feels she lives a dangerous life.

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Danang woman nominated to Future for Nature Award for work on wildlife protection

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Danang woman nominated to Future for Nature Award for work on wildlife protection

Le Thi Trang has been nominated for an International Future for Nature Award 2015 for her red-shanked doucs protection plan and dangerous work in protecting wildlife from hunters and traffickers in the central and highlands regions of Vietnam.

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Danang woman nominated to Future for Nature Award

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Danang woman nominated to Future for Nature Award

Le Thi Trang has been nominated for an International Future for Nature Award 2015 for her red-shanked doucs protection plan and dangerous work in protecting wildlife from hunters and traffickers in the central and highlands regions of Vietnam.

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Heritage at stake

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Heritage at stake

VietNamNet Bridge – The old saying that reads: “God doesn’t give with both hands” seems to be correct here in Vietnam since there are multiple natural heritage sites which force local authorities to face tough choices between tourism development and heritage conservation. This time, with Son Doong Cave known as the most majestic in the world, the country once again faces up to two conflicting sides – commercial exploitation and preservation.

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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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