A scientific project to evaluate and preserve primates in Pu Hu Nature Reserve in the northern central province of Thanh Hoa in 2019-2021 was recently approved.
The north-eastern border province of Quang Ninh has held a meeting to appraise its biodiversity preservation plan through 2020, with a vision toward 2030.
A red-shanked douc langur (pygathrix nemaeus) was handed over to the Cuc Phuong national park in the northern province of Ninh Binh by forest rangers in Phu Loc district, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 14.
Over the past few years, a group of veterinary engineers and volunteers have been devoted to the rescue and care of animals, particularly the endangered red-shanked doucs, found on Son Tra Peninsula in the central Vietnamese city of Danang
The central province of Thua Thien – Hue is mapping out a project to preserve biodiversity in submerged lands in Lap An Lagoon and O Lau estuary, which cover a combined over 4,000 hectares and boast rich fauna and flora.
Two over-200-year-old trees in the Lo Go – Xa Mat National Park in Tan Bien district, the southern province of Tay Ninh province, have been granted heritage status.
Twenty Java pangolins, also known as the Malayan or Sunda pangolin, were released into the wild on August 10 after getting one-month care under the Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Programme (CPCP).
An 1.3 kg hawksbill turtle, a rare species listed in the Red Book of Vietnam and the world, was released in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on July 19.
Hundreds of Asian openbill storks, which are listed as an especially rare species in Vietnam’s Red Book, are making their home at the historical relic site of Dien Bien Phu battlefield this season, greatly delighting tourists.
The Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment has decided to crack down on investors who delay the issuance of land use certificates, known as "red books", to home buyers.
Experts are urging the building of a master plan on preserving marine biodiversity in its true sense to improve the efficiency of the work in the country.
(VOV) -Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve, which lies in the pristine Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds) in the Mekong Delta has been recognised as a new Ramsar site of the world and the seventh in Vietnam, announced by the Reserve’s Director, Mr. Truong Thanh Son.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism last week recognised Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong province of Dong Thap as a national heritage site.
Tourists visiting the old city of Hoi An in central province of Quang Nam rarely miss a chance to explore the Cham Islands with their terrestrial and aquatic marine ecosystem.
(VOV) -Tra Su melaleuca forest in the Mekong province of An Giang is seen as an ideal destination for tourists who want to run away from noisy cities to contemplate beautiful natural sceneries.
Located in Tam Nong district of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, Tram Chim National Park boasts a rich biodiversity, becoming the world’s 2000th Ramsar site in 2012.
Police in central Vietnam are hunting for a 40-year-old man who fled from the scene of a traffic accident, leaving behind 16 African elephant ivory tusks.
New measures to protect sea turtles are needed as their number has fallen sharply because of human impact and economic development, delegates heard at a conference on July 3 in the central province of Ninh Thuan.
The Cat Tien National Park, located in the south of Vietnam, is expected to welcome over 26,000 visitors in 2015 based on its ecotourism development.
(VOV) -HCM City customs officers on August 6 announced they seized three African elephant tusks sent from France to Danang city, with an estimated cost of VND3 billion (nearly US$150,000).