‘Aphrodisiac’ of the ocean: how sea cucumbers became gold for organised crime

Overfishing and smuggling of this crucial animal are affecting biodiversity and the livelihood of local fishers in Sri Lanka A sea cucumber in a marine protected area in Lakshadweep union territory, a group of small islands off the south-west coast of India. Photograph: Jafer Hisham It’s after sunset in Jaffna when Anthony Vigrado dives into the […]

Selling wild animals on Facebook, a younger is fined 2 million VND

The Nam Dong District Forest Protection Department has just sanctioned an administrative violation of 2 million VND  for an individual for illegally advertising and keeping wild animals in captivity. Pictures for sale of wild animals on the social network Facebook. Image. KLH. On April 8, the Forest Protection Department of Thua Thien – Hue province […]

De-trapping wild animals in nature reserve in Quang Tri

Many kinds of illegal animal traps in Bac Huong Hoa nature reserve (Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province) threaten wild animals. Therefore, the forest protection force must regularly organize long-term patrols in areas with high biodiversity and primeval forests to find and destroy animal traps. Officials of Bac Huong Hoa Nature Reserve remove animal traps. […]

Dong Nai: Arresting the subject of hunting wild animals in Cat Tien National Park

On April 11, the Forest Protection Department of Dong Nai province said that it had just arrested a subject of hunting wild animals in the special-use forest area managed by Cat Tien National Park. Specifically, around 7 a.m. on April 10, the rangers of Ta Lai Forest Protection Station and Doi Doi Forest Protection Station […]

Rescue of a rare Chinese pangolin by aircraft

A citizen discovered a rare Chinese pangolin on the street and reported it to authorities. Rescuers were forced to fly this man to the rescue center. Cuc Phuong National Park announced on April 1 that the unit has recently successfully rescued a rare Chinese pangolin in collaboration with the Vietnam Wildlife Conservation Center. Earlier, a […]

Rescuing 59 endangered big-headed turtles

Hundreds of big-headed turtles, which are listed as highly endangered in the Red Book, were apprehended and confiscated from unlawful transit. The leader of Pu Mat National Park said on April 6 that the unit had just cooperated with the Wildlife Conservation Center in Vietnam to receive and rescue 59 big-headed turtles. All of the […]

A Close-up of harsh wildlife dragging traps in the Son Tra Peninsula

Pictures of wild creatures such as monkeys and brown-shanked douc langurs dragging on one foot of a trap are becoming increasingly common in Da Nang’s Son Tra peninsula. As they saw the human shadow, they fled for their lives, wailing in agony… A ferret that had become entangled in a trap was rescued. Screenshots Screams […]

Countless complex tricks in the wildlife trade and captive breeding

Even though the functional forces have taken extreme measures, the issue of trading, storing, transporting, and keeping wild animals in captivity in Nghe An province remains fraught with possible difficulties. Countless subtle tricks Nghe An is home to several pristine primeval planks of wood of great conservation and scientific research importance, including Pu Mat National […]

Endemic Southeast Asian birds seized far from home raise questions

Native only to very specific parts of Southeast Asia, hornbills endemic to the Philippines and Bowerbirds found only in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea have turned up in a seizure thousands of miles away near the India-Myanmar border. This unusual find was made by police in India’s state of Mizoram on 6 March while conducting […]