Southeast Asian nation first to start commercial production. Deadly hog virus slashed herds in China, elsewhere in Asia.
Within shoreline communities, whales are gods of the southern sea
Monkeys riding dogs and bears wearing tutus, while driving a buggy. These kind of stunts might make a few tourists laugh at one Vietnamese resort, but others call it ‘torture island’.
The cold spell that has hit northern Vietnam since last week has killed 1,000 buffaloes, cows and goats in some mountain provinces.
The custom of eating dog meat has waned as incomes rise and the affluent keep the animals as pets
A Hanoi court has sentenced Do Minh Toan to 14 years’ imprisonment for trading and trafficking rhino horns, a tough verdict welcomed by experts.
Only one in every seven wildlife seizures made in Vietnam in the past decade has resulted in convictions, a new report by the U.K.-based Environmental Investigation Agency has found.
Poachers in Vietnam have shot dead five critically endangered langurs, a type of monkey killed for bushmeat and traditional medicine, state media said Tuesday.
Local public has voiced anger and objections against a decision of health authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau to cull 13 dogs belonging to a married couple returning from Long An Province after the owners were found…
A citizen’s video capturing a rare pink dolphin swimming in the Do Son beach area in Hai Phong City has been widely shared online.
Vietnam on Friday confirmed its first outbreak of H5N8 avian influenza at a chicken farm in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
The director of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, Nguyen Van Thai, has been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for his work in protecting pangolins.
The People’s Court of northern Hung Yen province on June 2 sentenced Nguyen Van Long, 36, to five years and three months in jail for storing 780 kg of pangolin scales – a type of banned goods – in Vietnam.
As a small girl, Trang Nguyen saw a bear stabbed through the chest with a giant needle at her neighbour’s house in northern Vietnam.
Vietnamese scientists have for the first time successfully cloned pigs using the somatic cells of ear tissue.
Vietnam has culled more 100,000 poultry so far this year in a bid to contain the spread of bird flu in the Southeast Asian country, the government said on Monday.
A freshly killed 250 kg tiger was found after police raided a house in the central province of Ha Tinh.
Find is chance for species’ survival say scientists as DNA results confirm turtle found in Hanoi district is a Swinhoe’s softshell
A Can Tho court sentenced a Vietnamese man to 12.5 years in jail Tuesday for illegally transporting white rhino horns weighing 28.7 kilograms from Mozambique.
The police seized 93 kilograms of what is thought to be African rhinoceros horns from a warehouse near HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on Tuesday.
Country cracking down on illegal wildlife trade after coronavirus originated in Chinese wet market
Vietnam has banned the country’s wildlife trade with immediate effect in order to reduce the risk of new pandemics, the government says.
A new report has found an alarmingly high rate of coronaviruses in wildlife about to be served at restaurants in Vietnam.
Animal rights activists say black cats are being boiled, skinned, cooked then turned into paste sold as coronavirus medicine in Vietnam.
The current COVID-19 virus health crisis is said to have been passed on by animals to humans. Suspected wildlife pinned for the spread of the pandemic include bats and pangolins – both considered delicacies in China where the virus first emerged.
Vietnam has been rated one of the two worst-performing countries in Asia along with Myanmar in terms of policies and laws to protect animals.