Man fined for keeping endangered bird in central Vietnam

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Man fined for keeping endangered bird in central Vietnam

Wildlife protection officers in the central province of Nghe An on Wednesday fined a local man VND5.25 million (US$235) for keeping an endangered bird illegally.

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Palm oil alternative could help save orangutan

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A natural alternative to the controversial production of palm oil is being developed by researchers at the universities of York and Bath, which could mean saving the habitats of endangered species like the orangutan.

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Vietnam to host int’l wildlife trade conference in November

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Vietnam to host int’l wildlife trade conference in November

Vietnam declared to host the third International Wildlife Trade Conference (IWTC) in Hanoi this November within the framework of the 66th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Geneva, Switzerland on January 11-15.

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Primates under threat

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Primates under threat

VietNamNet Bridge – Primatologists have identified the 25 most endangered primates globally, of which three are endemic to Viet Nam, according to a press release from the Fauna & Flora International (FFI) - Viet Nam Programme.

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Woman punished in scheme to smuggle 7 Vietnamese into UK

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Woman punished in scheme to smuggle 7 Vietnamese into UK

A woman was handed a 30-month suspended sentence at a Hanoi court on January 12 for trying to smuggle seven Vietnamese to the UK with other people's passports.

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Save endangered Pangolins from illegal poaching

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Save endangered Pangolins from illegal poaching

(VOV) - Pangolins, also known as scaly anteaters, a creature native to Vietnam and a few other countries in Asia and Africa, are currently on the brink of extinction, threatened by illegal poaching and wildlife trade.

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Saigon restaurant buys 130kg endangered giant barb

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Saigon restaurant buys 130kg endangered giant barb

VietNamNet Bridge – A restaurant in District 3 in HCM City on January 12 bought a red giant barb (Catlocarpio siamensis) from a trader in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.

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Vietnam calls on international community to condemn China for compromising air safety

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Vietnam calls on international community to condemn China for compromising air safety

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has urged the international community to slam China’s recent activities that violated Vietnam’s sovereignty and endangered air safety.

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Rare animals found in Pu Hu Nature Reserve

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Rare animals found in Pu Hu Nature Reserve

Rare animals belonging to the deer family were discovered recently in the forests of central Vietnam.

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Camera trap system could help fight against poaching

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A camera system designed to track wildlife and trap poachers in conservation areas could help protect some of the world's most endangered species, according to the Zoological Society London and their co-developers.

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Phu Quoc hosts Dugong Festival

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Phu Quoc hosts Dugong Festival

Nearly 700 tourists, local leaders and residents on Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang participated in the Dugong Festival 2015 to raise awareness about the protection of Dugong and endangered marine creatures.

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Vietnam's first-ever Safari Phu Quoc zoopark opened

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Vietnam's first-ever Safari Phu Quoc zoopark opened

Vietnam’s first Safari half-wild zoo park called Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc officially opened to public on December 24.

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U.S. wildlife agency gives legal protection to African lions

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A U.S. agency lists two lion subspecies under the Endangered Species Act, offering them legal protection that will make it harder for hunters to import trophies into the country.

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2 arrested for selling endangered turtles on Facebook

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2 arrested for selling endangered turtles on Facebook

Police in Hanoi have arrested two local men who allegedly sold endangered animals via Facebook.

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Hashtag #Vietnam: The week's best photos

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A photo posted by The Economist (@theeconomist) on Dec 13, 2015 at 12:10pm PST

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