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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The masterpiece of Ta Dung in Central Highlands

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The masterpiece of Ta Dung in Central Highlands

Ta Dung is a conservation area of 22,103 hectares in Dak P'lao and Dak Som commune in Dak Glong district of Dak Nong province. The Lake of Ta Dung is dubbed “Ha Long Bay of Vietnam’s Central Highlands”. Explore the beauty of Ta Dung through the following pictures.

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Police raid dozens of illegal gold mines in Quang Nam

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Police raid dozens of illegal gold mines in Quang Nam

Police in the central province of Quang Nam have raided dozens of illegal gold mines in the area.

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Coca-Cola’s EKOCENTER: The fruits of the “golden triangle” model benefit local communities

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Coca-Cola’s EKOCENTER: The fruits of the “golden triangle” model benefit local communities

EKOCENTER is a global initiative of The Coca-Cola Company to bring clean water, solar power, and community centres to cities and villages throughout the world. In Vietnam, EKOCENTER has been successfully deployed in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Danang since 2015. The project is heading to the Mekong Delta and some new provinces in the near future.

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President Barack Obama calls for conservation of Ha Long, Son Doong

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President Barack Obama calls for conservation of Ha Long, Son Doong

The natural wonders of Vietnam like Ha Long Bay and Son Doong Cave must be preserved for future generations, President Obama said in Hanoi.

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AAF supports $50,000 to save elephants in Dak Lak Province

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The Hong Kong-based charity that seeks to end cruelty to animals in Asia, Animals Asia Foundation (AFF), on May 23 signed an agreement with the People’s Committee of Dak Lak Province to finance a project on conserving elephants in Vietnam worth US$50,000 for the period of 2016-2017.

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Pangolin smugglers to face up to 15 years in jail

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Pangolin smugglers to face up to 15 years in jail

Pangolin hunters and smugglers could face a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison under the Penal Code No 100/2015/QH13, as from July 1, 2016, according to Nguyen Van Thai, Director of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife.

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Drought weighs on fishery production target

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Drought weighs on fishery production target

While Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries aims to increase fish production by 1.3 per cent this year, members of fishery organisations believe that is an unlikely target as drought conditions have tapped out natural resources.

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Wild elephants forage for food in inhabited areas in Central Highlands, scare locals

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Wild elephants forage for food in inhabited areas in Central Highlands, scare locals

A herd of 20 wild elephants foraging for food and water near residential areas in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is threatening the safety of local residents.

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PM approves Kinh Thien Palace conservation project

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PM approves Kinh Thien Palace conservation project

The Prime Minister has recently approved a project to restore a part of the Kinh Thien Palace – Doan Mon (The Southern Gate) site in the middle of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi.

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