Environment

Ha Giang works to prevent forest fires

The People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has sent a notice directing local cities and districts to proactively take measures to prevent and fight forest fires.
The fight to keep langurs swinging free Environment

The fight to keep langurs swinging free

A group of biologists have spent days trailing a troop of primates in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, before they eventually caught up with about 30 gray-shanked douc langurs having an afternoon meal in the treetops some 30 metres above the ground.
Environment

Rare gibbons protected in Cao Bang province

A project to protect Cao Vit gibbons (Nomascus nasutus), one of the rarest primate species in the world, in Trung Khanh district of the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang has not only achieved its ultimate goal but also raised people’s awareness in forest development and the efficiency of agro-forestry production.
Tigers appear in northern Yen Bai province Society

Tigers appear in northern Yen Bai province

Authorities in northern Yen Bai province's Luc Yen district have confirmed the existence of tigers in the local forest, according to Chairman of the district People's Committee Hoang Kim Trong.
Environment

Wild elephant deaths investigation ordered

The Yok Don National Park has asked local authorised agencies to conduct an investigation into why two wild elephants died on Aug. 25 in Central Highlands Dak Lak Province 's Ea Sup District.
Society

Wildlife classes to enlighten kids

Students at 40 secondary schools in Ho Chi Minh City have been learning about wildlife preservation through extracurricular classes offered in temporary tents set up on their campuses.
Environment

Communities key to conservation

Local communities must be involved in nature conservation within biosphere reserves and at World Natural Heritage Sites in Vietnam to ensure biodiversity is protected.
Environment

Lao Cai park fire out of control

A fire that broke out in Hoang Lien National Park in the northern province of Lao Cai remains out of control as 500 people including forest rangers and locals struggle to put it out.