Large population of the rare Delacour’s langur discovered in Vietnam

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Large population of the rare Delacour’s langur discovered in Vietnam

Fauna & Flora International scientists say they have discovered the world's second largest Delacour's langur population in northern Vietnam, bringing renewed hope for the critically endangered species.

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Three arrested for killing of 9 endangered primates in central Vietnam

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Three arrested for killing of 9 endangered primates in central Vietnam

Three men have been detained for an investigation into the killing of nine black-shanked doucs, an endangered species found in central Vietnamese forests, police said Monday.

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Indonesia seizes hundreds of frozen pangolins

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Indonesia seizes hundreds of frozen pangolins

Indonesian authorities have seized more than 650 critically endangered pangolins found hidden in freezers and arrested a man for allegedly breaking wildlife protection laws, police said Friday.

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Vietnam host city names red-shanked douc symbol for APEC 2017

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Vietnam host city names red-shanked douc symbol for APEC 2017

The Party Committee of the central city of Da Nang has decided to use the endangered red-shanked douc langur as the symbol for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum it is hosting next year.

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Rare endangered primate spotted in Vietnam

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Rare endangered primate spotted in Vietnam

Hanoi - A new group of critically endangered primates has been spotted in Vietnam, raising hopes the rare creatures may not be wiped out in the next decade as scientists had feared.

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World’s second largest Delacour’s langur population found

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World’s second largest Delacour’s langur population found

The world’s second largest population of the critically endangered Delacour’s langur was recently discovered by Fauna & Flora International (FFI), giving fresh hope for one of the planet’s rarest species.

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Red-shanked douc langur selected as Danang's symbol

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Red-shanked douc langur selected as Danang's symbol

Danang’s authorities have chosen red-shanked douc langurs as the city's symbol in the run-up to hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in 2017.

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World’s second largest Delacour’s langur population found

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World’s second largest Delacour’s langur population found

The world’s second largest population of the critically endangered Delacour’s langur was recently discovered by Fauna & Flora International (FFI), giving fresh hope for one of the planet’s rarest species.

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Vietnamese agencies in legal deadlock over turtle egg theft

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Vietnamese agencies in legal deadlock over turtle egg theft

Police and prosecutors from the southern island of Con Dao have been disagreeing for weeks over whether to start criminal proceedings in a theft case involving 116 sea turtle eggs.

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Endangered primates found in northern Vietnam

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Endangered primates found in northern Vietnam

Conservationists today announced that they had found the second biggest population of gray-shanked Delacour's langur (Trachypithecus delacouri) in a forest in northern Vietnam.

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France seizes 2,000 dead seahorses en route to Vietnam

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France seizes 2,000 dead seahorses en route to Vietnam

PARIS: French customs officials said Friday (Aug 19) they had intercepted some 2,000 dead seahorses, prized in Asia for use in traditional medicine and as aphrodisiacs.

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Endangered ocean sunfish, weighing nearly 1 ton, netted in north-central Vietnam

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Endangered ocean sunfish, weighing nearly 1 ton, netted in north-central Vietnam

A threatened ocean sunfish has been caught by fishermen in the north-central province of Nghe An.

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Indonesia urged to take stern action on illegal bird trade

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Indonesia urged to take stern action on illegal bird trade

A wildlife trade monitoring group has called on Indonesia to take strong action against traders of endangered birds who are driving several species toward extinction.

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Wildlife crime manual circulated

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Wildlife crime manual circulated

The People’s Police Academy has launched the Vietnamese version of a manual by an international counter-trafficking organisation to help officials fight the black market trade in endangered wild animals.

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Protection urged for endangered species in Vietnam

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Protection urged for endangered species in Vietnam

Conservationists and scientists have strongly called on the Government to stop allowing organisations and individuals commercially farming and trading endangered species in Viet Nam.

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