Elephants push back against human encroachment

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Elephants push back against human encroachment

A growing number of incidents involving elephants pushing back against human encroachment on their natural habitat has prompted the Ministry of Planning and Investment to step up a monitoring programme to limit conflict.

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Giant barb caught and sold in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

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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VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Planning and Investment has approved a VND74 billion (US$3.44 million) budget for a project on urgent protection of wild elephants in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Department.

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Vietnam province to set up wild elephant conservation project

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

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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Viper bites up as forests disappear

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

Deforestation and habitat loss as well as climate change impacts explain the increased appearance of viper bite victims in emergency rooms in central Viet Nam.

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VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

VND74 billion for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has approved a VND74 billion (US$3.44 million) budget for a project on urgent protection of wild elephants in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Department.

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Central Region: Red-tailed vipers attacking people in their homes

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Central Region: Red-tailed vipers attacking people in their homes

VietNamNet Bridge – Climate change, which has led to habitat destruction, has prompted red-tailed vipers (Trimeresurus albolabris) to enter residential quarters in the central region and attack people.

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Red tail vipers attack people in Central Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Red tail vipers attack people in Central Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Habitat change may be one of the reasons for the abnormal growth and attacks against humans by red-tailed vipers in the central provinces of Quang Ngai, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An, scientists have said.

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Vietnam plans launch of City Prosperity Index

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Construction and a UN agency have taken the first steps to establishing a City Prosperity Index for Vietnam.

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Vietnam plans launch of City Prosperity Index

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The Ministry of Construction and a UN agency have taken the first steps to establishing a City Prosperity Index for Vietnam.

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Con Dao park is nation's sixth Ramsar site

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Con Dao National Park in the central coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been recognised as the first marine Ramsar site in Viet Nam.

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No space for Vietnam’s gayals to survive in ‘fight’ against humans

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No space for Vietnam’s gayals to survive in ‘fight’ against humans

Gayals, which are considered more aggressive than every wild forest animal but tigers, have become the victims of human beings in the ‘fight’ for living space in Vietnam over the last two decades.

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Con Dao National Park receives Ramsar recognition

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A ceremony in recognition of Con Dao National Park as an international wetlands area took place on October 31, according to the People’s Committee of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

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Connectivity key to southern economic region’s growth

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Urban specialists from the UN-Habitat programme in Vietnam and the World Bank and local experts sought to forge connectivity for the southern key economic region’s sustainable development.

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Key economic region urged to deal with urbanization

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Key economic region urged to deal with urbanization

(VOV) - The planning and development of the southern key economic zone was discussed at a seminar held in HCM City on October 23 by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the World Bank (WB) and Vietnam National University-HCM City.

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