The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) plans to launch a communication campaign to promote the non-use of plastic bags as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on Ly Son Island in 2018.
A local resident handed in an endangered sea turtle to authorities in Long An Province on March 3.
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.
A workshop discussing a national plan on protecting marine turtles through 2025 was held in the central province of Ninh Thuan on July 3.
The Environmental Police has confiscated thousands of sea turtles from a trafficking ring in the central province of Khanh Hoa.