An illegal transportation of 30 civets caught in Tay Ninh

A driver transporting 30 Small Indian civets has just been arrested by the Tay Ninh Provincial Police. The illegal transportation of 30 Small Indian civets Specifically, at 3 p.m. on August 5, after receiving information that someone was driving a car with control plate 70A-192.04 transporting wild animals from Chau Thanh district, Tay Ninh province […]

Kbang: Detecting a household illegally capturing wild animals

According to the locals, on August 1, The Forest Protection Department in Kbang District coordinated with the district police and Kbang town police (Gia Lai province) to inspect Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lai’s house (residential group 11, Kbang town) and discovered that there were wild animals in the freezer. A deceased red-bellied squirrel. (Photo provided by […]

Citizens voluntarily surrender many wild animals

Recently, many people have voluntarily surrendered many wild animals to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. The Center for Rescue – Conservation and Biological Development of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park (Quang Binh) has coordinated with authorities to release 17 wild animals to their habitats. 17 individuals were released, including: 2 Asian […]

3 Vietnamese arraigned over pangolin scale, tusk smuggling in Nigeria

The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) brought seven men, including three Vietnamese nationals, to the Federal High Court in Lagos, the African country’s largest city, for allegedly trafficking pangolin scales and elephant ivory last week. Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) confiscates a smuggled shipment of pangolin scales and elephant ivory. Photo: NCS The arraignment took place on […]

Wild tiger population has risen by 40%

Recent reports from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have shown that the number of wild tigers has increased by 40%, compared to the assessment from 2015. Tiger population has increased steadily over the years. D. Johnston According to IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species, the number of tigers in the wild has […]


The story of protecting, preserving, and combating illegal captives, trading, transporting, and making tiger bone glue in Vietnam has never been as hot as it is right now. In 2021, the largest tiger rescue in Vietnam’s history, with 24 adult tigers and cubs, escaped from the hands of illegal businesses. The nearly 20-year prison sentence […]

Rare Bengal monitor lizard found near Hue Imperial Citadel

On the afternoon of July 16th, the Hue branch of forest protection took in a rare Bengal monitor lizard from a local. Earlier, Mr. Tran Van Son (residing in No. 298 Le Duan St., Hue) found a group of men capturing a monitor lizard near the Hue Imperial Citadel on his way to work. Mr. […]

Turtle DNA database traces illegal shell trade to poaching hotspots

Critically endangered hawksbill turtles have been hunted for their patterned shells for centuries to make tortoiseshell jewelry and decorative curios. The exploitation and trade pushed the species to the brink of extinction; despite international bans on killing and trading the turtles and their parts, persistent demand continues to stoke illegal trade. Experts say they hope […]