(VOV) -Ho Chi Minh City is exhibiting more than 100 images capturing Vietnam’s natural beauty in a 12-photographer collection on display from November 23–27.
The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed in Viet Nam for the first time in the last 15 years.
A workshop was held in Hanoi on October 22 to raise awareness of rhino protection and reduce demand for the animal’s horn.
(VOV) -Vietnam is one of few countries in the world home to species of primates which are at risk of extinction and in need of urgent protection, told an October 9 international conference.
Vietnam will expand the area of protected natural reserves by 2020 in line with the National Strategy on Biodiversity, which was introduced at a workshop in Hanoi on September 24.
A series of activities were held on September 21 in Hanoi to mark World Rhino Day, which falls on September 22.
(VOV) -Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) Bui Canh Tuyen on August 12 handed over the ASEAN Heritage Park certificate to Kien Giang’s U Minh Thuong National Park.
(VOV) -Fifty-nine more endangered sea turtles hatched on Quy Nhon beach in the central province of Binh Dinh on July 26 under close supervision of a group of local volunteers.
Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh declared that issues in the East Sea are a common concern for countries in the region during a speech at the 46th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Brunei on June 30.
(VOV) - The Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Vietnam has called on all its staff to protect wildlife.
Ho Chi Minh City has exported 3,985 crocodiles so far this year, nearly two times the total of 2012, according to the city’s Forest Protection Division.
(VOV) - This year’s International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD) with the theme “Water and Biodiversity” was celebrated in Hanoi on May 22, highlighting the roles biological diversity and eco-systems play in water security and sustainable development.
Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on May 20 found five kilos of rhino horns hidden in a suitcase of a Vietnamese passenger.
(VOV) - An action plan on Biodiversity Conservation and Protection was signed between the South African Ministry of Water and Environmental Affairs (MWEA) and the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Pretoria on May 6.
(VOV) - The HCM City Customs Office in coordination with Tan Son Nhat Airport police on May 4 seized 7.28kg of African rhino horn illegally transported by air into Vietnam.