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Hanoi to conserve world’s rarest lake turtle

Comprehensive research will be done into the biological and reproduction traits of the world’s rarest turtle, found in Hanoi, for conserving it.

China-backed hydro dam threatens world's rarest orangutan

A billion-dollar hydroelectric dam development in Indonesia has sparked fresh concerns about the impact of China's ...

Experts slam tourism overexploitation plan for Vietnam national park

Experts have slammed a resort planned in the Bach Ma National Park, saying it will destroy and pollute the environment.
October 14, 2018 | 06:42 pm GMT+7

Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers

Hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts were destroyed Thursday as part of a crackdown on illegal wildlife trafficking.
October 04, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

As sand mining grows, Asia’s deltas are sinking, water experts warn

Sand mining from rivers is depriving many low-lying Asian deltas of the sediment they need to maintain themselves.
September 23, 2018 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Why dogs are not meant to be eaten

There are many reasons for people to avoid eating dog meat, health is one of them.
September 13, 2018 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Snakes on a plate: Vietnam's coiled cuisine

With their meat served up in a wide array of dishes and blood added to rice wine, snakes make a reputedly satisfying and nourishing meal in Vietnam.
September 11, 2018 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Meet the elephant nannies of the Central Highlands

Think babysitting is difficult? These caregivers have been taking care of forest elephants three times their size for over three years.
September 07, 2018 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Myanmar-Thailand highway branded 'ecological and social disaster'

Community and conservation groups in Myanmar have branded a planned highway linking a port project to Thailand an “ecological and social disaster.”
September 01, 2018 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Vietnam province scrambles to save endangered monkey

A central Vietnam province is trying to buy back acacia plantations to save critically endangered douc langurs.
August 10, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Australia to 'vehemently' oppose Japan push to ease whaling ban

Australia Thursday vowed to "vehemently" oppose a new push by Japan to undermine a global moratorium on commercial whaling.
August 02, 2018 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Behold the Amazonian eco-warrior drag queen

A gay biologist is fighting for the environment and inspiring children to do so in the most indigenous way he could.
July 27, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Mekong Delta’s splendors now a relic of the past

Development policies have all but destroyed the natural bounty that the delta was blessed with.
July 26, 2018 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Vietnam welcomes China collaboration in breeding rare Sword Lake turtles

Vietnamese officials say collaborating with China to breed the rarest turtle species in the world is a great conservation opportunity.
July 24, 2018 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

Ninth rhino dead after failed move to new park in Kenya

A ninth critically endangered black rhino has been reported dead after a botched operation to move the animals to a new reserve in southern Kenya.
July 18, 2018 | 02:24 pm GMT+7
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