A flock of 500 darters, a species at risk of extinction, have been found at a tourist site in Buu Long ward, Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai.
For the first time in almost three decades, the silver-backed chevrotain or mouse deer that is thought to be on the verge of extinction has been spotted in a jungle in Vietnam.
Three turtle species endemic to Vietnam have just been included in an international list of species threatened with extinction, effectively outlawing their trade.
Conservation experts warn that 21 of Vietnam's 24 primate species are critically endangered.
(VOV) -Like many other wild species in Vietnam, primates are on the verge of extinction due to illegal poaching, smuggling and habitat loss, an international symposium heard in Hanoi on August 12.
Rhinos are being driven to extinction due to the demand for their horns and Vietnam is considered the main market for them, experts have said.
(VOV) - An adult male gaur (Bos gaurus) has been discovered wandering around the Sao La Nature Reserve buffer zone, and scientists plan to return him to the Nam Cat Tien Nature Reserve.
(VOV) -Elephants in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak are reportedly at risk of extinction, due to poor living conditions and increased tourism exploration.
(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.
More than 100 bears at the Bear Rescue Centre were condemned to almost certain death until Animals Asia Foundation established a Bear Rescue Centre in Tam Dao national park, the northern province of Vinh Phuc.
The number of snub-nosed monkeys, an endangered species, in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has grown to over 100, said Hoang Van Tue, head of the management board of the Khau Ca Species and Habitat Conservation Centre.
Scientists have discovered a specimen of ‘nepenthes thorelii’, a tropical pitcher plant indigenous to Indochina, in the Lo Go-Xa Mat National Park in the southern province of Tay Ninh, after it was believed to be extinct for a century.
An endangered bird species, Mi Langbian (Crocias langbianbis), has just been confirmed to be living in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum.
Documentary film “Tiger Traffic” will be screened in Hanoi on March 29 to publicize the ongoing fight against wildlife trafficking in Asia and spark discussion of solutions.