VOV.VN - Consumption of fish is a traditional and vital component of the Egyptian diet, and a primary source of inexpensive animal protein for the growing population, said Vietnam Trade Counsellor Pham The Cuong recently.
Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW), Cuc Phuong National Park and Hanoi Wildlife Rescue Centre (WRC) have successfully released 33 Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) into the wild at an undisclosed secure site.
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).
Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City said they have discovered 42.2kg of pangolin scales hidden in the luggage of a passenger.
(VOV) - A photo exhibition entitled – Wild Birds in Mating Season – by photographer Tang A Pau will be held on January 24th - 28th at the city Youth Cultural House in HCM City aiming to promote wild bird conservation.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has approved a VND74 billion (US$3.44 million) budget for a project on urgent protection of wild elephants in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Department.
The number of wild tigers in Viet Nam has shrunk from 100 a decade ago to less than 50, says Le Xuan Canh, director of the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources.
A workshop took place in Hanoi on June 10 to discuss how to conserve the tiger habitat which is dwindling at an increasing rate.
Sixteen paintings on illegally-hunted and trafficked species of animals including tigers, bears, elephants, turtles and rhinos are being displayed at Hanoi’s Noi Bai international airport.