(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.
A meeting of the Steering Committee of the “Wildlife Consumption in Vietnam ” (WLC) project took place on May 3 in Hanoi to strengthen biodiversity conservation in the country.
(VOV) -As many as 108 Vietnamese native animals have been illegally traded through the internet, a conference on wildlife trafficking was told in Hanoi on April 17.
Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) has coordinated with South Africa’s Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) to produce and release two new posters for their rhino-protection campaign.
(VOV) -Vietnam has proposed to ban the illegal trafficking of several wild species at the 16th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP) in Thailand March 3-14.
Located in the northern province of Quang Ninh, Bai Tu Long National Park comprises 40 islands, either earth or limestone, scattering across three communes, Ha Long, Van Yen and Minh Chau of Van Don district.
(VOV) -The northern port city of Haiphong has completed a dossier for its Cat Ba Archipelago seeking UNESCO recognition as a world natural heritage site.
A Vietnamese passenger was arrested at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, carrying more than 16 kilo of African rhino horn, the Customs at the airport said on January 8.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Indonesia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the protection of wild animals, including reptile, tortoise and pangolin.
(VOV) - Experts introduced solutions to climate change mitigation in Vietnam at an international conference held in Hanoi on December 1.
(VOV) -A December 10 press conference in Hanoi has discussed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Vietnamese and South African governments on preserving and protecting biodiversity.
The CITES Management Agency and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) jointly held a seminar in Hanoi on October 19 to introduce regulations on the management of wildlife samples.