Vinpearl Phu Quoc wants to join conservation of Dugong Society

Vinpearl Phu Quoc wants to join conservation of Dugong

The Vinpearl One M ember Company Ltd Phu Quoc , owner of a recently-opened five-star resort on the country’s largest island Phu Quoc, has asked for permission to take up the rescue and care of Dugongs, a rare marine mammal species.
Phu Quoc festival focuses on protecting dugong Environment

Phu Quoc festival focuses on protecting dugong

Nearly 1,000 students from secondary schools in the southern province of Kien Giang ’s Phu Quoc island district on November 30 joined a festival of protecting dugong, a species facing extinction in Vietnam.
Long-term strategy crucial for saving primates Environment

Long-term strategy crucial for saving primates

Located in a region dominated by a tropical monsoon climate, Vietnam is home to some of the world’s rarest wildlife species, including 26 primate species and sub-species, which play a crucial role in cultural life and scientific research.
Primate conservation faces challenges: int’l conference Environment

Primate conservation faces challenges: int’l conference

Vietnam and other nations across the world are coping with challenges in preserving species of primates since the animals are under the threat of extinction due to illegal poaching and trafficking, and fewer natural habitat areas, a senior Vietnamese official has said.
Environment

Mekong Delta urged to protect water resource

The Mekong Delta should raise a louder voice to protect its water resource, which is in risk of pollution due to hydropower development in mainstream Mekong River, experts said at a workshop in Can Tho city on August 8.
Environment

Rare flora preserved at Tram Chim National Park

Eight species of flora enlisted in Vietnam’s Red Book are being preserved at the Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, which enhances the ecological balance and the rehabilitation of regional species that are on the brink of extinction.
Travel

Cat Tien National Park an ecotourism paradise

Cat Tien National Park offers visitors an opportunity to discover nature and contemplate the beauty of mountains, glass-plots, forests of high trees, waterfalls and diversified ecosystems with rare plant and animal species. An insight by the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper.
Environment

Wildlife farming comes under scrutiny

A forum centred on the conservation and sustainable use of wildlife resources was held in Hanoi on April 22 by the Biodiversity Conservation Agency under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Environment

Course improves rhino horn awareness

A training course to raise awareness of women and business people of the threat to rhino’s existence posed by the demand for the animal’s horn has been held recently in Hanoi.
Environment

Smuggled rhino horns seized in HCM City

A Vietnamese man was caught on March 10 at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport while attempting to smuggle five African rhino horns weighing a total of 13.1 kg into the country.