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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.

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.

Sarus cranes visit Vietnam early this year

The endangered birds are flocking to Kien Giang Province, 20 km from their habitat in Cambodia.
March 26, 2019 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Malaysia jails two Vietnamese, one for 19 years, for possessing wildlife parts

Two Vietnamese men have been jailed for 19 years and six years in Malaysia for possessing body parts of threatened wildlife species.
March 14, 2019 | 07:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seeks CITES help to protect endangered reptiles

Vietnam has sent six proposals ahead of a CITES meeting, requesting help in saving some reptiles and other endangered species from extinction.
February 23, 2019 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman arrested for trade in moon bears

Hai Phong City police have detained a 27-year-old woman for illegal transport and sale of two newborn moon bears.
January 11, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Blood brother of Hanoi's revered turtle god found on city outskirts

The discovery brings the number of known Yangtze giant softshell turtles in the world to four.
April 13, 2018 | 12:59 pm GMT+7

Quackery and superstition: species pay the cost

A surge in demand in Vietnam is ascribed to a senior politician claiming in the mid-2000s that rhino horn cured his cancer.
March 25, 2018 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Court upholds Vietnamese poacher's jail term for killing endangered 'costumed apes'

The poachers sneaked into a nature reserve in 2015 with over 100 traps baited to catch wild animals.
May 16, 2017 | 03:22 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

Vietnam seizes rare turtles from Cambodian bus

Forest rangers found elongated tortoises and yellow-headed temple turtles wrapped in packing tape.
October 23, 2016 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Endangered civets spotted in central Vietnam

Camera traps have been used to capture images of the rare and elusive carnivores.
September 18, 2016 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Two endangered primates rescued in Vietnam

Both of them are listed in the red books of Vietnam and the world.
August 22, 2016 | 07:51 am GMT+7

Tractors bigger threat to wildlife than climate

Farming and hunting pose a more immediate threat to wildlife than climate change.
August 11, 2016 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Endangered pangolins rescued as police bust smugglers in northern Vietnam

Police in Vietnam's northern province of Ninh Binh yesterday successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle a group of rare pangolins from Hue to the north where they were to be sold.
June 21, 2016 | 02:51 pm GMT+7
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