A report about a new species of damselfly (Coeliccia Lecongcoi) – found in central Vietnam – was officially published by Zootaxa (a peer-reviewed scientific journal on animal taxonomy) in early February.
A 40sq.m beach and water area on Cham Island will be restored and demarcated to protect and conserve the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) species.
Vietnam accounts for 87 of the 163 new species of animals and plants discovered in the Greater Mekong region, according to a report released early this week by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Scientists have once again proved that there are still so many strange and wonderful things in nature waiting to be discovered.
To earn a living, people in Bay Nui of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are willing to do a dangerous job: catching scorpions, millipedes, spiders and snakes.
The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh has reported three new species of eyeless spider in the park, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
Vietnam will take drastic measures to protect the white-crest pheasant, an unique type of bird indigenous to Vietnam facing imminent extinction, with the intent to fully recover the species by 2030.
(VOV) -Russian scientists have announced the discovery of two new spotted toad species after conducting a research in Bao Loc district, Lam Dong province.
A group of American, Canadian, Singaporean and Vietnamese scientists has discovered a new species of narrow-mouthed frog in the southern province of Dong Nai and the Central Highland province of Gia Lai.
The forest management department of Van Ban mountainous district in the northern province of Lao Cai released over 100 wild birds back into their natural habitat on September 17.
(VOV) - The Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Vietnam has called on all its staff to protect wildlife.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap held a forum on national conservation on May 21-22, coinciding with its reception of a certificate recognizing Tram Chim (bird sanctuary) National Park as a Ramsar site of Wetlands of International Importance.
An endangered bird species, Mi Langbian (Crocias langbianbis), has just been confirmed to be living in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum.
Every weekend, hundreds of people flock to U Minh Thuong National Park in the southern province of Kien Giang to go fishing for different kinds of fish far beyond their wildest dreams.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has provided US$340,000 to a project to protect the habitat of aquatic creatures in the Lang Sen (lotus village) Wetlands Reserve in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.
Vietnamese and French scientists have discovered a new species of scorpion in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said it would collect more opinions until June 24, 2011, before determining which species must undergo the “catfish” inspection programme.