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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.

US pledges $24 million to protect Vietnam's last remaining elephants

Keeping people away from the giant mammals and their habitat is the only chance they have of survival.

Say NO to illegal wildlife products!

The illegal wildlife trade is an urgent problem. A more urgent problem than most of us realize.
September 07, 2017 | 10:01 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

Endangered primate rescued after straying into town in central Vietnam

A local spotted the 'Queen of primates' being chased into his garden by dogs.
August 15, 2017 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man arrested in Thailand for smuggling rhino horn from Angola

The horn had been hacked into pieces, but was detected by an x-ray scanner at the airport.
August 11, 2017 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam province to revive forest to save last members of rare monkey species

A group of 100 critically endangered doucs has shrunk to 20 since their habitat was destroyed.
August 10, 2017 | 01:48 pm 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

Malaysia seizes rare animal parts worth almost $1 mn

The tusks had been sent from Nigeria, and the cargo was listed as food items.
August 02, 2017 | 02:56 pm 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

Vietnam seizes 5 kilograms of rhino horn smuggled from Cambodia

Three Vietnamese smugglers were busted transporting the horn to Saigon.
July 27, 2017 | 10:30 am GMT+7

South Africa rhino poaching dips from record high

Rhino poaching in South Africa surged during 2008-2014 to meet burgeoning demand in newly affluent Asian countries such as Vietnam.
July 24, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnam vows to free 1,000 bears from brutal bile farms by 2020

Commercial bear bile extraction was banned in 2005, but bile farming remains a problem after more than a decade. 
July 19, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Animal first: wild lioness photographed nursing leopard cub

Scientists long assumed lions were hard-wired to kill leopards on sight, until a wild lioness was caught on camera this week nursing a leopard cub.
July 15, 2017 | 07:58 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