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Save the Asian Unicorn From Extinction ACTION
Animals  (tags: protection, endangered, Asian unicorn, Vietnam, wildlife )

- 1998 days ago -
The saola, or Asian unicorn, lives in the mountain forests of Vietnam near the Laos border. Although it was only discovered 20 years ago, it is already facing the threat of extinction. Conservationists warn there could be only 200 of the rare species left
Save the Asian Unicorn From Extinction!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, saola, poachers, vietnam, extinction, protection )

- 2006 days ago -
The gentle Saola affectionately dubbed the "Asian Unicorn" was only discovered 20-years ago and is quickly approaching extinction because of poachers!
Vietnam Town to Crackdown on Bear Bile Trade
Animals  (tags: Ha Long, vietnam, bears, bear bile, animals, wildlife, protection, AnimalCruelty, animalrights, abuse, animalcruelty, endangered, suffering, law, GoodNews )

- 2117 days ago -
Provincial leaders have asked the police to cooperate with local agricultural and tourism agencies as well as authorities at the UNESCO heritage town to establish a special mission to arrest and duly punish any people from travel agencies and the bear far
Community of Rare Gibbons Found in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: Vietnam, rare, gibbons, discovered )

- 2310 days ago -
The lively morning calls of a rare species of gibbon has led to the discovery of the only known "viable" community of the talkative primates in remote Vietnamese forests, conservationists said yesterday.
Elephant Tusks for Black Market Seized
Animals  (tags: poaching, elephants, Tanzania, Kenya, China, Nigeria, crates containing ivory, illegal airport smuggling, CITES, sign petitions, African elephant, Asian elephant, black market trade, ivory stockpiles, Vietnam, Asian black market, ivory trade ban )

- 2343 days ago -
Victories in Kenya and Vietnam airports reveal a cautionary tale about the continued prevalence of black market industries manipulating around international trade mandates to facilitate the ongoing demand for elephant tusks.
Restaurant Raids Reveal Wildlife Crime Is Still Rampant in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildlife trade, Vietnam, protection, crime, cruelty, death, killed, killing, wildanimals, endangered, animalcruelty, animaladvocates )

- 2365 days ago -
In recent years, Vietnam has made a number of large wildlife seizures, but relatively few criminals in these cases have received strict punishments and almost none the maximum sentence of seven years imprisonment.
Conservationists Work to Save Hanoi's Famous Hoan Kiem Turtle
Animals  (tags: world, wildlife, protection, turtles, Vietnam, wildanimals, endangered, environment, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

- 2449 days ago -
Hundreds of people are working around the clock to clean up a lake in the heart of Vietnam's capital in hopes of saving a rare, ailing giant turtle that is considered a sacred symbol of Hanoi.
Tiger Farming Fails Eco Cause
Animals  (tags: tiger farms, tiger cubs, breeding programmes, tiger trade, killed, vietnam, destruction )

- 2799 days ago -
An investigation into tiger farming has found that the practice does not help the conservation of tiger populations in Viet Nam. Van Anh said there were signs, such as wear on tiger paw pads, that the tigers were from tiger farms.
ENV Calls on Community to Join Hands to Protect Tigers
Animals  (tags: ENV, communities, vietnam, fight for survival of tigers, tiger protection )

- 2805 days ago -
As trading and illegal hunting have seriously diminished the tiger population, Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) has called on the community to join hands to protect wild tigers. At a press briefing in Hanoi on Mar. 15, Nguyen Thi Van Anh,
It's the Year of the Tiger and Actions Needed to Preserve Tigers
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Vietnam, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2825 days ago -
Vietnam has only 30 wild tigers. If we don't take action now then their survival is very much in doubt.
Thousands Give Last Rites to Dead Whale in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: dead whale, memorial, funeral, homage, vietnam, fisherman )

- 2827 days ago -
Thousands of Vietnamese fishermen are giving a royal send-off to a 15-ton dead whale, gathering at a southern Vietnamese village to pay homage at a funeral for the creature they call "Your Excellency."
Vietnam Bear Cub Dies, Mother Freed at Bile Farm
Animals  (tags: sadness, bear cub, died, animals asia, rescued mother, bear bile farm, vietnam, bear welfare )

- 2827 days ago -
A bear cub died at the weekend after its unexpected birth to a bear rescued with 18 others from an illegal bile farm in Vietnam, according to an animal welfare group. The week-old moon bear cub, named "Tiger" for the new Lunar Year, died Sunday morning
Bears Rescued From Bile Trade Arrive at Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: bears, rescued, bear bile farm, vietnam, safe, animals asia, sanctuary )

- 2854 days ago -
Nineteen bears rescued from cramped containers at an illegal bile farm in Vietnam's southern region arrived safely at a rescue center near Hanoi on Thursday, an animal welfare group said.
Bears Rescued From Bile Trade in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: animals asia, bear bile farm, vietnam, rescued 19 bears )

- 2863 days ago -
AN animal welfare group in Vietnam has rescued 19 bears that were living in cramped containers on an illegal bile farm, the group says. Hong Kong-based Animals Asia Foundation said on Monday the bears were being driven to the group's Moon Bear Rescue
Only 80 Wild Elephants Left in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: tragedy, studies, 80 wild elephants, remain, endangered, vietnam )

- 2913 days ago -
There are only 80 elephants left in the wild in Vietnam and they are in danger due to illegal hunting and deforestation, state media reported Friday. The state-run newspaper Lao Dong quoted experts at a Vietnam Forest Management

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