(VOV) - The Cat Ba Tourism 2013 opened on March 31 with an art performance in Cat Hai island district of northern Hai Phong port city.
A northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) has been released into a forest in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
Situated in the North-East of Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang, the park has special and unique biodiversity values compared to other national parks across the country.
The Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project in conjunction with the US Embassy in Hanoi has launched a mural contest on the theme of langur monkeys to raise public awareness of the need to protect this rare species.
Vietnam’s beauty appears on National Graphic through pictures featuring its friendly people and magnificent landscape.
Nui Chua National Park in the central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is considered “a desert” thanks to its dry conditions and low rainfall.
The last Javan rhino in Vietnam was likely killed by poachers, as its horn had been cut off, announced the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Vietnam and the International Rhino Foundation on October 25.
White -eared night heron (Gorsachius magnificus), a bird species that was previously thought to be extinct in Vietnam, has been found in the Ba Be National Park, according to Director of the park Nong The Dien.
The central city of Da Nang has approved a project on conserving bio-diversity of the Son Tra natural reserve, the sanctuary of the Indochinese endemic species of Douc langur (Vooc Va).
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is helping prevent illegal trading of wildlife through a project, which is being carried out in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong and the southern province of Dong Nai.
The Thua Thien-Hue provincial People’s Committee has received a foreign-funded project to build a preservation zone for Sao La deer (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) and other endemic cloven-hoofed animals.
About 2,000 people participated in the day for cleaning environment and growing mangrove trees at the Biosphere Reserve in the southern province of Kien Giang on November 8.
The Ca Mau Cape National Park in the southernmost province of Ca Mau is home to rather big flocks of rare animals and birds that are listed in the Red Books of Vietnam and the world, the park’s top official has said.
The HCM City Eye Hospital conducted a cataract surgery on a rare animal for the first time on December 1, helping a langur, listed as endangered, to find food.
The total number of flora and fauna species in danger of extinction has increased from 725 in the 1992-1996 period to 882 in the 2005-2007 period, according to the 2007 Vietnam Red Book.