WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking Environment

WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is coordinating with forest rangers of Zone 4 to organise a training course on combating wildlife trafficking, in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam Environment

Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam

Vietnam became a member of the Ramsar Convention in 1989. So far, nine wetlands in the country have been recognised as Ramsar sites – wetlands of international importance.
Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles Environment

Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles

The Vietnamese Government has engaged in various international commitments to enhance management and preserve vulnerable and endangered marine turtles, said Director General of the Directorate of Fisheries Tran Dinh Luan on October 21.
Some 200 dugongs spotted in Andaman Sea World

Some 200 dugongs spotted in Andaman Sea

After seeing the adorable baby dugong "Mariam," who has become an internet sensation, marine surveys in the Andaman Sea have discovered a 200 strong dugong population, mostly at Ko Libong Animal Sanctuary.
Agriculture ministry, IUCN work to protect saola Environment

Agriculture ministry, IUCN work to protect saola

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) signed a cooperation agreement in Hanoi on March 28 on the building of a protection and breeding programme for the saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet.
Illegal pangolin keepers caught in Quang Ninh Environment

Illegal pangolin keepers caught in Quang Ninh

A group of people keeping pangolins illegally were recently caught red-handed by the police of the northeastern border province of Quang Ninh and the Criminal Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security in the province’s Mong Cai city.