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Da Nang clears litter from coral reefs

Authorities in Son Tra Peninsula and other beaches in the central city of Da Nang performed a cleanup on Saturday to protect coral reefs.

Wild monkeys turn scavengers in Da Nang peninsula

In Da Nang’s Son Tra Peninsula, monkeys are foraging trash dumps for food, exposing themselves to diseases, experts warn.

Treated as food and pet, Asian water dragon endangered in Vietnam

The Asian water dragon has been hunted and caught in such large numbers in Vietnam, endangering it, that scientists are calling for its protection.
August 12, 2019 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Seven frozen tiger carcasses seized from trafficking gang in Hanoi

Three men were detained Thursday in Hanoi for allegedly trafficking seven frozen tiger carcasses from Laos to Vietnam.
July 26, 2019 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Inside Southeast Asia's largest bear rescue center

The Vietnam Bear Rescue Center in the northern province of Vinh Phuc provides a semi-wild environment for bears that get a second chance.
July 21, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Three-year project hopes to bring turtles back to central Vietnam islands

Vo Nghiem, 70, of Quang Nam remembers how sea turtles used to come to the central province's Cham Islands in the 1980s to lay eggs.
July 18, 2019 | 06:15 pm GMT+7

Endangered sea turtle saved from discarded net in southern Vietnam

An endangered sea turtle entangled in a net was saved by rangers in the Con Dao Island off Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province.
July 05, 2019 | 06:49 pm GMT+7

Moon bear owned by drug lord rescued in northern Vietnam

A moon bear once kept captive by a drug lord was rescued by the Animals Asia foundation in Lang Son Province Wednesday.
June 20, 2019 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Hanoi photo exhibition celebrates Vietnam insect diversity

An exhibition of pictures of 38 insect species found in Vietnam taken by Saulo Bambi and Vu Van Lien has opened in Hanoi.
June 05, 2019 | 09:37 am GMT+7

Preserving Vietnamese churches: The trees and the forest

A few days ago, all those who care about Vietnam’s heritage sighed in relief at the news that the demolition of the magnificent Bui Chu Cathedral had been suspended.
May 30, 2019 | 01:10 pm GMT+7

Ha Long Bay tourism boom sees illegal constructions mushroom

The tourism upsurge in Ha Long Bay has seen an explosion of illegal constructions in its core zone.
May 25, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Two endangered king cobras to be released back to the wild in Vietnam

Wildlife experts are considering returning a pair of king cobras to Cam Mountain in An Giang Province well away from human habitation.
May 21, 2019 | 09:50 am GMT+7

Malaysia jails Vietnamese man for illegal logging, reserve encroachment

Vietnamese man has got three years in jail and $3,100 in fines for illegal logging and forest reserve encroachment in Malaysia.
May 17, 2019 | 07:49 pm GMT+7

Dolphin species thought extinct in Vietnam caught in Mekong Delta

An Irrawaddy dolphin, not seen in decades in Vietnam, was caught by a fisherman in the southern province of Ben Tre on Wednesday.
May 17, 2019 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen butcher endangered whale shark

A ‘giant fish’ weighing nearly a ton caught, butchered and sold by fishermen in Thanh Hoa was a rare whale shark.
May 16, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7
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