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Rare primate handed over to Cuc Phuong park

Rare primate handed over to Cuc Phuong park

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.

Activists dedicated to conserving endangered doucs in Danang

Activists dedicated to conserving endangered doucs in Danang

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

Thua Thien – Hue conserves submerged lands

Thua Thien – Hue conserves submerged lands

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.

Twenty Java pangolins released back into the wild

Twenty Java pangolins released back into the wild

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).

Rare hawksbill turtle released in Bac Lieu

Rare hawksbill turtle released in Bac Lieu

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.

Rare Asian openbill storks flock to Dien Bien

Rare Asian openbill storks flock to Dien Bien

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.

Hanoi launches “red book” crackdown

Hanoi launches "red book" crackdown

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.

Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve gets World Ramsar site status

Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve gets World Ramsar site status

(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.

Expat finds diving paradise

Expat finds diving paradise

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.

Images: Tram Chim in the flood season

Images: Tram Chim in the flood season

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.

Sea turtles need protection from extinction

Sea turtles need protection from extinction

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.

African ivory smugglers foiled in HMC City

African ivory smugglers foiled in HMC City

(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).