Cambodia has 4th Ramsar site World

Cambodia has 4th Ramsar site

Cambodia’s Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary, located in the heart of the Tonle Sap Lake, has been recognised as a Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar Site).
Pangolin threatened with extinction Environment

Pangolin threatened with extinction

All eight species of pangolins are on the brink of extinction, and two out of the four species in Asia are on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s red list of endangered species
Phu Tho saves ancient singing from oblivion Culture - Sports

Phu Tho saves ancient singing from oblivion

A massive effort by villagers in the northern province of Phu Tho has not only rescued the ancient form of dinh (community hall) singing, but also guided the way for similar efforts to save other parts of Vietnamese culture.
Business

Vietnam joins hands to prevent pangolin trade

Vietnam wants to cooperate with international organisations and countries worldwide to preserve endangered wildlife animals, including pangolins which are on the brink of extinction due to illegal hunting and trading for meat and scales.
Green guards of Son Tra Nature Reserve Environment

Green guards of Son Tra Nature Reserve

The Son Tra Nature Reserve in central Da Nang city, known for its rich biodiversity, is home to 200 Red-Shanked Doucs - a kind of langur that was declared endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2013.
Society

Women’s role critical to eliminating rhino horn use

The role of women as providers and caretakers is pivotal to eliminating the belief in and habit of using rhino horns as medication, said Do Quang Tung, Director of the CITES Management Authority of Vietnam, on March 13.
Environment

OGC cracks down on wildlife crime

The Operation Game Change (OGC) programme was launched in Hanoi on March 3, calling for joint efforts from the entire community to counteract wildlife crime.