Conference highlights elephant conservation

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 day(s) ago

Only around 100 wild elephants, and an additional 60 in captivity, remain in Vietnam, with most living in Đắk Lắk, Đồng Nai and Nghệ An provinces, a conference on elephant conservation heard on Wednesday.

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Elephants shouldn’t slave for tourists in Vietnam: experts

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Experts in Vietnam and other countries are voicing their concern over the use and overwork of elephants for tourism activities in Southeast Asia.

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Quang Nam to launch bamboo conservation project

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The central district Dien Ban - in cooperation with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) - has kicked off a local bamboo conservation project that will run from 2017-25.

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Seeking cash, Zimbabwe sells 35 elephants to China

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Zimbabwe's wildlife agency said Thursday it has sold 35 elephants to China to ease overpopulation and raise funds for conservation, amid criticism from animal welfare activists that such sales are unethical.

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How we shop hurts endangered species

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

PARIS: The hidden danger to wildlife posed by imported consumer goods - an expresso coffee in Beijing, a tofu salad in Chicago - can now be pinpointed and measured, researchers said Wednesday.

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Large-antlered Muntjac classified as CR

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Le Trong Trai – Director of the Viet Nature Conservation Center (Viet Nature) yesterday said that the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lifted the warning of the extinction of Large-antlered Muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis) like saola (siola).

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Many artefacts found in Thang Long Royal Citadel

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

The Thang Long–Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre in co-ordination with the Institute of Archaeology under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences organised a symposium in Hanoi on December 28 to announce a preliminary report on excavation results at the Kinh Thien Palace site in Thang Long Royal Citadel.

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Photo contest raises awareness of clean water concerns in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A clean water-themed photo contest was recently held as part of a UNESCO Vietnam initiative to supply clean water to the local community.

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87 new species discovered in Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam accounts for 87 of the 163 new species of animals and plants discovered in the Greater Mekong region, according to a report released on Monday by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

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Declining forested land triggers elephant conflict

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The continual erosion of forested land by local people has narrowed the living space for elephants in Dong Nai Province, leading to more conflict. In addition, the province’s elephant conservation project has still proceeded at a very slow pace.

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Nguyen Dynasty treasures on display in Hue

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

An exhibition featuring the royal treasures of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) opened on December 6 in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

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Fire on the mountain: sunset tours in Son Tra

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Da Nang’s tourism department will introduce the Son Tra Sunset Tour next March, the newest tourism service on top of Son Tra Mountain.

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Hue reopens exhibition hall of Champa antiques

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre reopened a sector displaying Champa antiques at the Hue Museum of Antiquities on November 23 on the occasion of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (on November 23).

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U.S., VN working together to combat wildlife trafficking

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago

VGP - U.S. Ambassador to Viet Nam Ted Osius announced the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Saving Species project to reduce wildlife crime in support of the Government of Viet Nam’s commitment to effectively enforce its conservation laws and international treaties to protect endangered and threatened species.

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Sea turtle conservation in Vietnam's Con Dao Island (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Bay Canh Island is one of the largest islands in the Con Dao archipelago, known for beautiful beaches, in southern Vietnam, but not for tourism.

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