70 new Vietnamese species of plants, animals discovered in 2014

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VOV News English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

70 new Vietnamese species of plants, animals discovered in 2014

Seventy new species of plants and animals were discovered in Vietnam in 2014, including color-changing thorny frogs, fanged bats, and the world’s second-longest insect (Phryganistria heusii yentuensis), according to a newly released report of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

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70 new species of plants, animals discovered in Vietnam in 2014: WWF report

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70 new species of plants, animals discovered in Vietnam in 2014: WWF report

Seventy new species of plants and animals were discovered in Vietnam in 2014, including color-changing thorny frogs, fanged bats, and the world’s second-longest insect (Phryganistria heusii yentuensis), according to a newly released report of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

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Last elephants dying due to poaching, deforestation

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Báo Dân Trí English 21 month(s) ago

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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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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Last elephants dying due to poaching, deforestation

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VOV News English 21 month(s) ago 2 related news

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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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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Elephant herds need protection in Yok Don Park

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VietNam News English 22 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

An Asian elephant (elephas maximus) was found dead in a private forestry company's forest in Cu A Mung commune in the Central Highlands province's Ea H'leo district last week.

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Tram Chim, a bird paradise

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Báo Thanh Niên English 22 month(s) ago

For many tourists from Ho Chi Minh City and beyond, the Tram Chim National Park is an increasingly popular weekend getaway where they can go through melaleuca forests on boats, enjoy the fresh air and see birds sitting on treetops and meadows near lotus swamps.

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2015 Earth Hour activities begin in Ho Chi Minh City

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2015 Earth Hour activities begin in Ho Chi Minh City

Over 1,000 volunteers attended a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday to kick off the 2015 Earth Hour campaign, a global environmental movement launched by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to promote energy saving.

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Rising visitor arrivals put Tram Chim sanctuary under pressure

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VietnamNet English 23 month(s) ago

Rising visitor arrivals put Tram Chim sanctuary under pressure

A surge in the number of visitors to Tram Chim sanctuary has piled pressure on biodiversity preservation at the national park in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, heard a conference last week.

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Southern province to spend $500k restoring wetland reserve

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 26 month(s) ago

Southern province to spend $500k restoring wetland reserve

A project worth US$500,000 has begun to restore the Lang Sen Wetland Reserve in southern Vietnam’s Long An Province, the reserve management announced on Monday.

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Project to restore wetlands reserve launched

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Báo Dân Trí English 26 month(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Project to restore wetlands reserve launched

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a four-year long project to restore the Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve in the southern province of Long An.

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First VN shrimp farm meets sustainability standards

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VietNam News English 26 month(s) ago

Vietnamese shrimp exporter Quoc Viet has become the first company in Asia to receive Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification.

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EU-funded project helps boost timber production

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VOV News English 30 month(s) ago

EU-funded project helps boost timber production

(VOV) -The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNAF) in coordination with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) launched “Common Access to the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) Process in Laos and Vietnam” project in Hanoi on August 21.

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WWF says rhino war must be won in Asia as Africa plays for draw

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Báo Thanh Niên English 30 month(s) ago

WWF says rhino war must be won in Asia as Africa plays for draw

The WWF, an environmental group, endorsed South Africa’s plan to move rhinos from its Kruger National Park to safer sites, while saying the battle to save the species will be won in Asia, where demand for their horns is driving poaching in Africa.

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