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Mysterious herd of elephants marches out of hiding in southern Vietnam

While it’s great news for conservation efforts, it could be a curse on the family of 15, which includes four calves.

Don’t try to ‘improve’ Vietnam's cave system. Learn to appreciate it instead

'When nature is exploited for our comfort and need for instant gratification, we fail to see it for what it is.'

Vietnam’s PM endorses cable car plan to world famous cave system

The announcement comes on the heels of government assurance that Phong Nha-Ke Bang will be safe from construction until 2030.
August 26, 2017 | 11:54 am GMT+7

S.Africa opposes online rhino horn auction

The auction website is in English, but also in Chinese and Vietnamese.
August 20, 2017 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Giant electric fence shocks wild elephants away from farmland in southern Vietnam

Plantations are a major threat to wild elephants in Vietnam, according to conservation experts.
August 04, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Rare green turtle released by fishermen in central Vietnam

Vietnam outlaws the hunting of any of its five endangered turtle species.
August 02, 2017 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Three tons of ivory seized in Vietnam

'This is the largest seizure of smuggled ivory ever in Thanh Hoa province.'
July 09, 2017 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province closes popular jungle resort for environmental pollution

The retreat has been in service for around a year without a permit.
June 01, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

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