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Six tons of pangolin scales seized in southern Vietnam

100 bags with six tons of pangolin scales were found hidden in two containers labeled dry cashew nuts shipped from Nigeria on Thursday.

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 ...

Eight tons of smuggled pangolin scales seized in Vietnam port

An 8-ton shipment of pangolin scales was seized at the northern Hai Phong port in March, the city’s customs department said this week.
May 16, 2019 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Hanoi circus hands over baby bears after audience complaints

Two one-year-old bears have been freed from performing for the Hanoi Central Circus after complaints from local and foreign viewers.
April 26, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Tropical forest the size of England destroyed in 2018: report

Last year humanity destroyed an expanse of tropical forest nearly the size of England, the fourth largest decline since global satellite data become available in 2001, researchers ...
April 25, 2019 | 06:32 pm GMT+7

Two arrested with 167 rhino horns in huge South Africa haul

South African police said on Sunday they had found 167 rhino horns believed to be destined for Southeast Asia and nabbed two suspects.
April 15, 2019 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Singapore makes second huge seizure of pangolin scales bound for Vietnam

Singapore intercepted a second shipping container packed full of pangolin scales destined for Vietnam in less than a week.
April 10, 2019 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

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

Hong Kong customs seize record haul of pangolin scales bound for Vietnam

Hong Kong customs busted a massive endangered species smuggling operation from Africa, officials said on Friday.
February 01, 2019 | 01:25 pm GMT+7

Saigon a hotspot for ivory trade: report

Saigon had the largest number of shops in Vietnam selling ivory items between 2016 and 2017, a wildlife trade report revealed recently.
January 08, 2019 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Vietnamese lion poachers arrested in South Africa to appear in court

Eight suspects will appear before a South African court to face charges of illegal possession of game products including lion parts and a tiger's carcass.
November 28, 2018 | 09:01 am GMT+7

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.
November 05, 2018 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Man arrested for smuggling endangered turtles, pangolins

Police in Nghe An Province in central Vietnam have arrested a man for allegedly smuggling in rare turtles and pangolins from Laos.
October 26, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Moon bear freed after 15 years of captivity in northern Vietnam

A bile farm owner in Lao Cai Province has voluntarily handed over a moon bear he had caged for 15 years.
September 27, 2018 | 04:58 pm GMT+7
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