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.
Ministry targets 20 percent rise in planted trees in 2022 Environment

Ministry targets 20 percent rise in planted trees in 2022

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has asked localities to launch a tree planting festival on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) and encourage people from all walks of life to plant trees, aiming for at least 20 percent rise in the number of newly-planted trees compared to the figure of 2021.
National park launches programme inspiring love for nature Environment

National park launches programme inspiring love for nature

The Cuc Phuong National Park kicked off an education programme on December 30 with a view to inspiring the love for nature in the community by helping them take part in the care, treatment, and health recovery for animals, especially the ones at risk of extinction.
Wildlife conservation: Risks and efforts Environment

Wildlife conservation: Risks and efforts

Vietnam, though rich in biodiversity with a large number of precious, rare and endemic species, has seen a decline in the number of many rare species, requiring the country to work hard to preserve and protect them against risk of extinction.
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.