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vendredi 7 décembre 2018

Vietnam steps up measures to prevent African swine fever

Vietnamese authorities on Wednesday conducted drills to prevent the spread of African swine fever should there be an outbreak of the disease in the country, as the risks of transmission from neighboring China increase.

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mercredi 24 octobre 2018

Vietnam’s first ethical elephant tours launch

Yok Don national park has stopped offering elephant rides and now encourages travellers to see elephants in their natural habitat

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mardi 9 octobre 2018

Asia Vietnam's dog meat culture clashes with modern tastes

Vietnamese officials in Hanoi have asked residents to stop eating dog meat, citing health and public image concerns. Vendors and enthusiasts now fear a nationwide ban on what they consider to be a traditional delicacy.

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vendredi 5 octobre 2018

Vietnam seizes eight tonnes of ivory, pangolin scales

Vietnamese authorities have seized more than eight metric tonnes of pangolin scales and ivory in one of the Southeast Asian country’s largest wildlife trafficking cases for years, the government said on Friday.

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dimanche 30 septembre 2018

Nearly a tonne of pangolin scales, ivory seized in Vietnam, which has banned the trading of both

Vietnam has seized around a tonne of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside airline cargo packages, state media reported, as the country struggles to rein in wildlife smuggling across its borders.

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mercredi 25 juillet 2018

Vietnam welcomes China collaboration in breeding rare Sword Lake turtles

Vietnamese officials say collaborating with China to breed the rarest turtle species in the world is a great conservation opportunity.

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dimanche 11 février 2018

Vietnam strengthens law enforcement efforts to protect wildlife

Criminals convicted of breaking Vietnamese laws protecting endangered species now face up to 15 years in prison and fines up to US$660,000.

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mardi 10 octobre 2017

Shrimp diseases continue to vex farmers in Vietnam

White spot virus, early mortality syndrome (EMS), Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHS), and white feces disease continue to be of concern for Vietnamese shrimp farmers and their economic peace of mind.

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vendredi 22 septembre 2017

Bird trade escalating in Vietnam

Việt Nam’s sizeable trade in wild birds is going unchecked and could harm wild populations if not managed, a new study by wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic warns.

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jeudi 7 septembre 2017

Vietnam seizes over 1 ton of ivory smuggled in from Africa

Authorities have seized more than a ton of smuggled ivory at a Vietnamese port where some 6 tons were seized last year.

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mercredi 22 mars 2017

Five frozen, gutted tigers found in Vietnam

Five frozen tigers have been discovered in a Vietnamese man's freezer with their organs removed, according to official reports Tuesday, in a country seen as a global hub for the illegal wildlife trade.

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mercredi 28 décembre 2016

Crocodiles In Vietnam skinned alive in service of fashion

Footage taken from inside several crocodile farms in Vietnam shows the horrific way in which the animals skins are harvested.

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dimanche 2 octobre 2016

Over 300kg of alleged elephant tusks seized at Vietnam airport

Customs officers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have seized more than 300 kilograms of tusks, allegedly belonging to elephants, shipped from Lagos Airport in Nigeria on Thursday.

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samedi 24 septembre 2016

Vietnam’s role in Africa’s poaching crisis cannot be ignored

In South Africa, nearly 6,000 rhinos have been poached since 2007

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lundi 18 juillet 2016

Exporters suspended from supplying Australian cattle to Vietnam

In a rare move, two exporters — as yet unnamed — have been suspended from supplying Australian cattle to Vietnam.

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vendredi 17 juin 2016

Australian cows 'killed with sledgehammers' in Vietnam

Vietnamese abattoir workers have been secretly filmed bludgeoning Australian cattle with sledgehammers, animal rights activists say.

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dimanche 10 janvier 2016

Vietnam's first safari zoo opens on Phu Quoc island

Vietnam's first safari zoo, featuring more than 150 animal species, has opened on the island of Phu Quoc in the southern province of Kien Giang.

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dimanche 7 juin 2015

Cruel trade: the flourishing cat-meat restaurants of north Vietnam

Cats destined for the pot are transported in squalid conditions before a cruel death. With policemen and military officers their most devoted customers, the illegal restaurants appear safe from prosecution, Simon Parry finds

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lundi 13 avril 2015

Vietnam poachers charged for killing langurs

Five people have been charged with killing three primates listed as endangered by International Union for the Conservation of Nature, a Danang official said Monday.

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mercredi 28 janvier 2015

3 tons of living cats caught on way from China to Vietnamese restaurants

Hanoi police Tuesday seized a truck smuggling more than three tons of cats, all alive, to sell to restaurants in Vietnam.

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samedi 17 janvier 2015

Alleged 'Chinese spy pigeons' that aroused suspicion in Vietnam are actually innocent

Pigeons believed by Vietnamese residents to have been sent to spy on the country by the Chinese government actually belong to a racing club, police have said.

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jeudi 16 octobre 2014

Rhino horn demand in Vietnam drops by more than 33% in one year

Information campaign successfully changes minds of people who think rhino horn has medicinal value

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mercredi 20 août 2014

Vietnam dogs not just for dinner

As disposable incomes rise, Vietnam's pet industry is growing alongside the nation's traditional appetite for dog meat.

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lundi 17 mars 2014

Australia's buffalo industry resurrected by new trade with Vietnam

The buffalo industry in Australia's north has been resurrected thanks to the establishment of a live export trade with Vietnam.

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vendredi 14 février 2014

Vietnam moves to end dog trade

HANOI - Animal rights activists on Thursday welcomed a move by the Vietnamese government to crack down on illegal imports of dogs in a bid to curb rabies.

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dimanche 17 novembre 2013

Saola rediscovered ! ‘Asian Unicorn’ sighted in Vietnam for first time in 15 years

The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed in Vietnam for the first time in the 21st century. The enigmatic species was caught on film in September by a camera trap set by WWF and the Vietnamese government’s Forest Protection Department in the Central Annamite mountains.

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samedi 19 octobre 2013

Vietnam's Khmer bull race losing ethnic flavor

Several young Khmer men wait on muddy ground outside the fence, looking left and right to make sure the guards are not there so that they can slip in to see the bull race.

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jeudi 10 octobre 2013

Vietnam seizes massive shipment of illegal ivory

Vietnam has seized two tonnes of illegal elephant tusks found stashed in bags of shells being shipped to China, state media reported Wednesday.

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mardi 8 octobre 2013

Vietnam fails to stop slaughter of bears

Vietnam authorities have been powerless to stop bear farmers from slaughtering the animals illegally to sell for meat amid plunging prices for their bile, officials acknowledged on Monday.

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vendredi 27 septembre 2013

How eating dog became big business in Vietnam

Every year, hundreds of thousands of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam, destined for Hanoi's top restaurants and street stalls. Demand for dogmeat is so high that supply has become a highly lucrative – and brutal – black market

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