Seminar looks to promote Dak Lak as elephant-friendly destination Environment

Seminar looks to promote Dak Lak as elephant-friendly destination

The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, in coordination with Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV), on October 25 held a seminar entitled “Tourism companies join hands to promote the image of Dak Lak – an elephant-friendly destination”.
Four smugglers of pangolin scales jailed Society

Four smugglers of pangolin scales jailed

The People’s Court of Hanoi on July 12 sentenced three women and one man to a total 18 years in prison for illegally transporting and trading 984kg of pangolin scales, one of the largest cases of wildlife trafficking detected so far in Vietnam.
Tens of wild animals released back to nature Environment

Tens of wild animals released back to nature

As many as 58 animals of eight species, including civet, king cobra, keeled box turtle, crested bird, cuckoo, yellow-billed starling, red-breasted parakeet, and Japanese zosterop, along with some cobras, were released back to Cuc Phuong National Park on July 2.
Cuc Phuong National Park rescues large number of wild animals Environment

Cuc Phuong National Park rescues large number of wild animals

The Cuc Phuong National Park in the northern province of Ninh Binh said on January 10 that the unit had just rescued a large number of wild animals including 6 species of turtles, masked palm civet, Chinese Water Dragon, and pangolin in Da Nang city and Quang Tri province in the central region.
Wildlife release tour promotes conservation of nature Environment

Wildlife release tour promotes conservation of nature

“Going home” - a free tour at Cuc Phuong National Park in the northern province of Ninh Binh launched in March - allows tourists to release animals back into nature, thereby helping spread the message of nature conservation among the public. For the first time in a national park in Vietnam, visitors can join authorities in releasing rescued animals back into their natural habitat.
Petting wild animals deemed risky trend: workshop Environment

Petting wild animals deemed risky trend: workshop

A risky trend of having wildlife pets have become more popular, particularly among young people in Vietnam in recent years, said Nguyen Thu Thuy from the Asian Turtle Program (ATP) at a workshop held virtually on September 28.
Nearly 480 wild animals rescued in H1 Environment

Nearly 480 wild animals rescued in H1

A total of 477 wild animals were rescued from violators or voluntarily handed over by people in the first half of 2021, the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) reported on July 16.