HCMC compels restoration, repair of 100 year old demolished villas

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HCMC compels restoration, repair of 100 year old demolished villas

The Ho Chi Minh City Villas Classification Council has asked District 1 and Binh Thanh district to force owners of two hundred year old villas that have been demolished recently to repair and restore their status quo.

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Critics slam licensing for pangolin farming

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Critics slam licensing for pangolin farming

Conservationists have criticized the Tay Ninh Forest Protection Agency for illegally licensing many families to raise pangolins in the southern province.

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Cement producers killing wildlife in southern Vietnam: conservationists

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Cement producers killing wildlife in southern Vietnam: conservationists

International conservationists are warning that the cement industry in the southern province of Kien Giang is destroying limestone hills and threatening many unique species there.

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Six antiques of Nguyen Dynasty recognised as national treasures

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Six antiques of Nguyen Dynasty recognised as national treasures

Six antiques of the Nguyen Dynasty have been recognised as national treasures under a prime minister approved decision, according to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre.

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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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Đà Nẵng to supervise wildlife with camera traps

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Da Nang to supervise wildlife with camera traps

The Centre of Biodiversity Conservation (GreenViet), in co-operation with US-based San Diego Zoo Global and the management board of Bà Nà-Núi Chúa Nature Reserve has begun a wildlife supervision programme.

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Villa demolition sparks debate on heritage conservation

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Villa demolition sparks debate on heritage conservation

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has asked relevant agencies to investigate the case in which a French villa demolition triggers heritage management crisis.

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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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Endangered gaurs caught on camera in Central Highlands

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Endangered gaurs caught on camera in Central Highlands

Conservation efforts in Vietnam are proving successful after a herd of four gaurs was recently caught by a camera trap in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

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Ho Chi Minh City authorities slow to react to illegal villa demolition

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Ho Chi Minh City authorities slow to react to illegal villa demolition

A run-down European-style villa built in Ho Chi Minh City last century was torn down by its owner amid safety concerns, while city authorities blame a lack of legal grounds for belated conservation plans.

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U.S. charity loophole enabled trading of 1,300 endangered animals

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U.S. charity loophole enabled trading of 1,300 endangered animals

Last year, after a Minnesota dentist sparked an uproar by killing a popular lion named Cecil while on safari in Zimbabwe, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service placed similar African lions on the endangered species list, making it illegal to import them as trophies to the United States.

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Workshop raises awareness of not using rare wildlife products

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Workshop raises awareness of not using rare wildlife products

A workshop was held in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on June 23 to intensify communication calling for people to stop using products from endangered and rare animals and plants.

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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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Hunters’ answer to Cecil The Lion outrage is that we create 53,000 jobs

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Hunters’ answer to Cecil The Lion outrage is that we create 53,000 jobs

Hunters who travel to Africa to shoot big game had been keeping a low profile in the aftermath of global outrage provoked by the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe last year. Now they’re fighting back.

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Regulations issued for shipment of national treasures abroad

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Regulations issued for shipment of national treasures abroad

The Prime Minister has issued a decision regulating the shipment of national treasures abroad for exhibition, research or conservation purposes on a temporary basis.

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