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Three tons of ivory seized in Vietnam

'This is the largest seizure of smuggled ivory ever in Thanh Hoa province.'

Vietnam province closes popular jungle resort for environmental pollution

The retreat has been in service for around a year without a permit.

Century-old Saigon villa stuck in conservation quandary

The owner has been told she must retain its original colonial features rather than knock it down to build a new property.
May 28, 2017 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s tourism ministry questions impact of giant ladder in world’s largest cave

Cavers are concerned that the 100m ladder could damage stalactites that have taken tens of thousands of years to form.
May 25, 2017 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Endangered langurs safe for now after resort project put on hold in central Vietnam

The controversial project on Da Nang's Son Tra Peninsula could threaten the country's largest population of red-shanked douc langurs.
May 16, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Endangered species poached in protected areas - WWF

'Unless they [natural world heritage sites] are protected effectively, we will lose them forever.'
April 18, 2017 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Pangolin orphan prepared for second chance in the wild at Vietnam rescue center

She was just one week old when her mother died while they were being trafficked last December.
April 11, 2017 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Colorful rhinos storm Saigon alleys with a message: save them

Lively rhino graffiti has been popping up in Saigon's backstreets, bringing the illegal rhino horn trade to public attention.
March 23, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Vietnamese cops discover dozen rare monkeys dead on bus

The animals had been eviscerated, dried and stuffed in a suitcase.
December 29, 2016 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

Rare turtle returned to sea after escaping dining table in Vietnam

The restaurant owner spotted its rare color just before he was about to butcher the animal.
December 14, 2016 | 10:30 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man charged for killing 4,000 rare turtles for souvenir business

The illegal products were meant to be sold to China and Taiwan.
December 03, 2016 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Prince William warns of looming threat of extinction

'While we've made progress, the truth is we are still falling behind.' 
November 17, 2016 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Prince William visits Hanoi for wildlife conference

The Duke of Cambridge met with officials and visited the historic Old Quarter.
November 16, 2016 | 06:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam a 'supermarket' for illegal wildlife trade, hearing told

A village in Vietnam is accused of being 'an industrial-scale crime hub' for rhino horn and elephant products.
November 15, 2016 | 10:47 am GMT+7

309 kilos of suspected ivory seized in Hanoi

Around 309 kilograms of what are suspected to be elephant tusks from Nigeria were seized at Noi Bai Airport on Saturday.
October 02, 2016 | 11:11 am GMT+7