Ha Tinh: Vu Quang national park offers home for rare gibbon

The Vu Quang National Park in the central province of Ha Tinh announced on August 10 it received a rare white-cheeked gibbon from local forest rangers.

Earth Overshoot Day 2021 calls for good-enough life

Many Vietnamese celebrities, travel blogger, popular Youtuber and TikToker stars join the Earth Overshoot Day 2021 to call for environmental protection activities, the good-enough life to reduce the human impacts on the planet.

Central beach clean-up campaign launched

National footballer Phan Văn Đức will join local communities and young people in a beach clean-up campaign in Hà Tĩnh, Nghệ An, Quảng Bình, Quảng Trị, Quảng Nam and Thừa Thiên Huế provinces from July to September

Short film calls for end to rhino horn use

Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) on July 23 launched its latest short film entitled “When Rhinos Lose Their Face, Consumers Lose Face Too”.

Nearly 500 wild animals illegally traded rescued this year

As many as 447 wild animals were rescued in Việt Nam in the first six months of the year, according to Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).

Scientists complete collection of sea creature specimens in southern Vietnam

Scientists from the Institute of Oceanography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology have completed a collection of more than 20,000 specimens of sea creatures, with many new creatures discovered for the first time in Vietnamese waters or entirely new species.

Communications contest against plastic waste launched

The Green Development Support Centre (GreenHub) in collaboration with the For Vietnamese Stature Foundation (VSF) have recently launched the Plastic Talk contest that seeks innovative communications products aiming to promote plastic waste reduction.

Two women fined $43,000 for involvement in illegal wildlife trade

Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Nông have fined two women more than VNĐ1 billion (US$43,584) for their involvement in the illegal wildlife trade.

Human-wildlife conflict one of the greatest threats to wildlife species: WWF and UNEP report

Conflict between people and animals is one of the main threats to the long-term survival of some of the world’s, and Việt Nam’s, most emblematic species, a new report from WWF and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has warned.

Illegal wildlife trade cracked down nationwide

Law enforcement agencies have heeded the call of 14 NGOs working in nature and wildlife conservation and begun cracking down on the illegal wildlife trade at the Thạnh Hóa Farmers Market in southern Long An province.