Giant fish sell like hot cakes in Ho Chi Minh City restaurants

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Giant fish sell like hot cakes in Ho Chi Minh City restaurants

A Siamese giant carp weighing 127kg was sold within three days at a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City at a costly price of three or four million Vietnamese dong (US$144-192) per kilogram.

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Rhino species to die unless science can help

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Rhino species to die unless science can help

The task was never going to be easy: Fly four highly endangered rhinos from a Czech Republic zoo to East Africa, drive them to the savannah grasses of Mount Kenya and hope that the natural environment helps produce a calf, staving off extinction.

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Giant barb caught and sold in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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A fishermen in the Mekong Delta’s Vinh Long Province caught an endangered giant barb weighing 128 kilograms and sold it to a dealer for around VND200 million (US$9,400).

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Prince William says some endangered species are worth more than gold

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Prince William, who heads charity "United for Wildlife" speaks at the World Bank in Washington and says some endangered species "literally worth more than their weight in gold."

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128kg giant carp caught in Vinh Long Province

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128kg giant carp caught in Vinh Long Province

A fisherman on the Mekong River, in Vinh Long province, thinking he had snagged a tree trunk in his net, was surprised when he hauled in an endangered giant barb, a rare species of carp, weighing 128kg, nearly ten times the biggest fish he had ever caught.

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Don Sahong dam “fatal blow” to Mekong Delta: scientists

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Don Sahong dam “fatal blow” to Mekong Delta: scientists

Laos’ new hydropower project on the Mekong will likely kill off an endangered species of dolphin and do further damage to Vietnam's delta region, which is already reeling from the effects of Chinese dams.

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Residents march to protect the dugong

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

At least 800 hundred locals in the southern province of Kien Giang took part in a parade yesterday around Phu Quoc Island to call for more efforts to protect the endangered dugong.

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Cultivating giant carps creates giant profits in Vietnam

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Cultivating giant carps creates giant profits in Vietnam

Listed as critically endangered due to the drastic decline in its population in the wild, the giant carp (cá hô in Vietnamese), or Siamese giant carp, can now be kept and reproduced in ponds in large numbers in Vietnam.

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Vietnam province to set up wild elephant conservation project

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Vietnam province to set up wild elephant conservation project

A wild elephant spotted wandering on a paddy field in Dong Nai Province. Photo credit: Dong Nai Forest Protection Department

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Vietnam to host first Dugong Festival on Phu Quoc Island

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Vietnam to host first Dugong Festival on Phu Quoc Island

A festival will be held on Phu Quoc on November 30 to raise awareness about the protection of the Dugong, an endangered marine creature that lives in the waters around Vietnam’s largest island.

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Police find thousands of dead sea turtles in Nha Trang warehouses

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Police find thousands of dead sea turtles in Nha Trang warehouses

VietNamNet Bridge – The Environment Police Agency and Khanh Hoa Province’s police have found thousands of dead highly endangered sea turtles in two warehouses of a fine-art enterprise in the village of Phuoc Loi of Nha Trang City.

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Sea turtle trafficking ring busted

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Environmental Police has confiscated thousands of sea turtles from a trafficking ring in the central province of Khanh Hoa.

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Vietnam police seize 1,000 stuffed endangered sea turtles

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Vietnam police seize 1,000 stuffed endangered sea turtles

Nha Trang police said they spent all of Thursday counting and classifying more than a thousand stuffed sea turtles which they seized the day before from two downtown warehouses.

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Endangered animals rescued from traders

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is caring for six endangered animals seized from illegal traders in the central province of Quang Binh, its management board said.

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The dedicated bird conservationists in southern Vietnam park

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The dedicated bird conservationists in southern Vietnam park

Over the past few years, a group of veterinary engineers, forest rangers and volunteers have been dedicated to the rescue and caretaking of birds, particularly endangered ones, at a national wildlife reserve in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.

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