New frog found in southern Vietnam

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New frog found in southern Vietnam

A new species of frog, which is small with bright orange eyes, has been discovered in forested mountains in southern Vietnam, where it is believed to face extinction threat due to habitat loss.

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Green guards of Son Tra Nature Reserve

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Green guards of Son Tra Nature Reserve

VietNamNet Bridge – Son Tra Nature Reserve in Da Nang, known for its rich biodiversity, is home to 200 Red-Shanked Doucs - a kind of langur that was declared endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2013. Efforts have been made by biologists to protect the primate, which only lives in east-central Laos and Viet Nam, from extinction as well as from the rapid urbanisation of Da Nang. Hoai Nam reports.

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China tiger farms put big cats in the jaws of extinction

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China tiger farms put big cats in the jaws of extinction

A fearsome tiger snarled as a doomed chicken flapped helplessly in its mouth -- but campaigners say such "entertainment" in China is putting big cats further in the jaws of extinction.

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Biologist devoted to preserving terrestrial crabs in central Vietnam

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Biologist devoted to preserving terrestrial crabs in central Vietnam

For more than a decade, a Ph.D. holder has dedicated himself to promoting the sustainable exploitation of a variety of terrestrial crabs, which are indigenous to a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in central Vietnam, and improving the income of locals.

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Vinpearl Phu Quoc wants to join conservation of Dugong

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Vinpearl Phu Quoc wants to join conservation of Dugong

The Vinpearl One M ember Company Ltd Phu Quoc , owner of a recently-opened five-star resort on the country’s largest island Phu Quoc, has asked for permission to take up the rescue and care of Dugongs, a rare marine mammal species.

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Rare northern white rhino dies in US zoo

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Rare northern white rhino dies in US zoo

A northern white rhinoceros that zoo officials said was only one of six left in the world died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

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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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Elephant slaughter, China ivory sales 'out of control'

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Elephant slaughter, China ivory sales 'out of control'

The slaughter of Africa's elephants and the illegal trade in ivory in China are "out of control" and could push wild elephants to extinction within a generation, conservationists said Tuesday.

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Phu Quoc festival focuses on protecting dugong

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Phu Quoc festival focuses on protecting dugong

Nearly 1,000 students from secondary schools in the southern province of Kien Giang ’s Phu Quoc island district on November 30 joined a festival of protecting dugong, a species facing extinction in Vietnam.

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Paintings to help wildlife protection

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Education for Nature Viet Nam (ENV) has launched a painting contest to raise awareness about protecting wild animals.

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Vietnam police seeking ring behind 4.4 tonnes of confiscated dead turtles

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Vietnam police seeking ring behind 4.4 tonnes of confiscated dead turtles

Vietnamese police are trying to find out if there is any hunting ring behind tonnes of dead sea turtles they seized this week on the premises of a handicraft producer.

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Central Highlands elephants on the verge of extinction

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Central Highlands elephants on the verge of extinction

There was a time when Nhon Hoa Commune in Gia Lai Province was known for capturing and taming elephants. An elder of Nhon Hoa Commune, Kpah Kleng, said his household was once considered well-off because they had three elephants.

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Rescue centre saving bears from bile industry expands

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Rescue centre saving bears from bile industry expands

VietNamNet Bridge – Concerned agencies and non-government organisations in Viet Nam are working hard to save wild bears from extinction and from being used in the production of bile.

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Rescue centre saving bears from bile industry expands

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Rescue centre saving bears from bile industry expands

Concerned agencies and non-government organisations in Vietnam are working hard to save wild bears from extinction and from being used in the production of bile.

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Rescue centre saving bears from bile industry expands

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Rescue centre saving bears from bile industry expands

Concerned agencies and non-government organisations in Viet Nam are working hard to save wild bears from extinction and from being used in the production of bile.

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