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New Species for the world

In cooperation with Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (IEBR) and the Cologne Zoo (Germany), one of the exited results of the biodiversity survey at Ta Dung National Park (Before 2019, Ta Dung Nature Reserve) of Dak Nong province. The biodiversity survey which was organized and facilitated by Wildlife At Risk (WAR) has yield a [...]

Release sea turtles to Hon Cau Marine Protected Area – Binh Thuan province

On the 3th March 2017, Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in cooperation with The Marine Resource Protection and Quality Management Department of Ho Chi Minh city releases successfully two (02) sea turtles, Eretmochelys imbricate, in the sea of Hon Cau Marine Protected Area – Binh Thuan province The turtles had been checked by WAR’s Vet and tagged before […]

Wildlife return “home”

On 13th April 2017 – Four ferret-badger (Melogale personata), four Indo-Chinese Rat snake (Ptyas mucosus), two Asian sunbeam snake (Xenopeltis unicolor) were successfully released to Lo Go Xa Mat National Park, Tay Ninh Province by Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in cooperation with Binh Duong Province Forest Protection Department. All of the wildlife were cared by WAR’s experienced staff before release. Most […]

Release 30 birds to nature

On the 7th June 2017, a request to Wildlife At Risk (WAR) from a dedicated temple to tackle donated wild birds. WAR assists to contact the Rescue Centre of U Minh Thuong National Park and nominates veterinarian as well as experienced specialists on rescue to provide technical supports to the Center. Technical activities of  WAR’ supports include, take care the birds, healthcheck, species identification and distribution of the birds. The 30 donated birds fall into species which are living and breeding in wetland area in Mekong delta region. The total released wildlife […]

Publish the Book of Sea Snakes in Vietnam

Sea snakes, one of wildlife species is being exploited in Vietnam’s sea water. Many species have deadly venom and somel is rare or new record recently the other one Aug. 2016 Wildlife At Risk incorporated with  Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography published a small book of Sea Snake in Vietnam. Hope this book will help for who […]

Relocating agresssive male macaques at Tay Ninh Temple

WAR receives a call to help from Forest Protection Department (FPD) of Tay Ninh province on relocating agresssive male macaques those had attack local residents and visitors to the Tay Ninh Temple and release the wildlife back to the other forest Total of eight (08) individuals pig-tailed macaque and long-tailed macaque were captured and relocated […]

Publish Sea Education book of Con Dao Island

The book titled “Biển Côn Đảo của em” and “Giáo Dục bảo tổn biển Côn Đảo” that was partly supported by Wildlife At Risk (WAR) was published in July 2016 in Vietnamese. These books sent to VQD Con Dao now  widely distributed to teachers and pupils ​o​n Con Dao

Origami contest at Wildlife Protection Ceremony

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 19th March 2016 – Over 200 children aged 12-15 years old, teachers and education managers actively participate in exciting contests and games at the Wildlife Protection Ceremony today at Tan Binh District Department of Education and Training (DOET). The ceremony organised by Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Tan Binh District DOET aimed […]

Dugong Festival 2015 on Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island, dated 27th December 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperated with Phu Quoc Marine Protected Area to organise the Dugong Festival 2015 at Ham Ninh, Phu Quoc island. The event aims to to raise awareness and gain the attention of leaders, students and teachers, locals and tourists for the protection of Dugong and […]

Raising capacity on environmental education for national parks and protected areas in Vietnam

Dong Nai Province, dated 10 October 2015 –Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperated with Dong Nai Culture Nature Reserve organised a training course entitled “Environmental Educations for National Parks and Protected Areas of Vietnam”. Lasted for six days from 5 to 10 October 2015, the state-of-the-art training course aimed to raise capacity of environmental educators on […]

“Buy No Rhino”: Cycling to Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station in aid of Rhino.

Ho Chi Minh City, 2nd September 2015, Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station (WRS) was honored to be a destination of Ness and Vicky, the two sisters cycling across South East Asia countries in a journey entitled “Buy No Rhino”.  At Cu Chi WRS, Ness and Vicky talked to over 60 students and six teachers from An […]

Vietnamese students contributed for their visit Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station

Cu Chi, 09thJune – Over 30 Vietnamese students aged from 12-18 years old and teachers from Sai Gon Practice High School visited WAR’s Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station (WRS). This is a great opportunity for the students to  interact with wild animals and learn about wildlife rescue activities. A huge remark of this field trip […]

Campers are ready for Wildlife Summer Camp 2015 – Press release #2

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 12 June 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Douc Langur Foundation (DLF) announcedthat 40 excellent university students from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi Capital, and Vung Tau and Can Tho provinces have been chosen for the Wildlife Summer Camp 2015 – Connecting youth to wildlife conservation. And the Wildlife Summer […]

Gekko badenii was recored for the 1st time in Kien Giang Province

Gekko badenii was recorded for the 1st time in 1994 in Ba Den Mountain, Tay Ninh Province in the South of Vietnam. This species was also found in Kon Tum Province further north of Vietnam in 1994. There is no other place where the species is found. However, in May and November 2014, Gekko badenii were found a few […]

Awarding best power point lectures those include wildlife protection content

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 22 May 2015 –On the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2015, Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training (DOET) organised an awarding ceremony of the contest on developing power point lectures for any lesson that includes wildlife protection content […]

Short video clip contest for Wildlife Summer Camp 2015

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 22 April 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Douc Langur Foundation (DLF) announced a contest on creating short video clips to select participants for the Wildlife Summer Camp 2015. This annual camp was launched by WAR in June 2013 entitled “Wildlife Summer Camp – Connecting youth and wildlife conservation”. In […]

Opening of the Lucky Wildlife photo exhibition on Phu Quoc island

Phu Quoc, dated 16 April 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Mango Bay Resort officially openned the photo exhibition entitled “Lucky Wildlife” at 6pm yesterday at Mango Bay Resort. Participated in the opening was roughly 40 people including local leaders, staff and leaders of Phu Quoc Marine Protected Area, Phu Quoc National Park and Mango […]

Photo exhibition “Lucky Wildlife” is comming

Phu Quoc Island, dated 7th April 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Mango Bay Resort will organize a photo exhibition entitled “Lucky Wildlife”. The exhibition will last for a month from 15th April to 15th May 2015 at Mango Bay Resort, Ong Lang Beach, Cua Can, Phu Quoc Island. The exhibition will clude large photos of over roughly […]

Dugong is being traded and consumed extremely secret on Phu Quoc Island.

October and November are peak time for Dugong to be hunted and traded on Phu Quoc Island. In Oct 2014, a survey on Dugong trading and consumption was secrectely conducted on Phu Quoc Island by WAR. Major findings of the survey contribute to enforcement activities and also help WAR to strengthen its activities on Phu […]

Opening of the Photo exhibition: “Wild Birds in Mating Season”

Ho Chi Minh City, 24th January 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and the Youth Cultural House of Ho Chi Minh City successfully launched a photo exhibition entitled “Wild Birds in Mating Season” by photographer Tang A Pau at 3pm today. The photo exhibition shows the beauty and unique characteristics of wild birds in the forest and […]

Photo exhibition: “Wild birds in Mating Season”

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 16th January 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) will cooperate with The Youth Cultural House of Ho Chi Minh City to organise a photo exhibition entitled “Wild Birds in Mating Season” by photographer Tang A Pau. The photo exhibition is scheduled from 24th to 28th January 2015 at the City Youth Cultural House; and […]

Set up visitor centre for U Minh Thuong National Park

Kien Giang Province, January 2015 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) supported U Minh Thuong National Park (UMTNP) to develop content, design and set up a new visitor center at the Park. The Visitor Centre aims to provide information, educate and inspire tourists to take action in protecting the nature of UMTNP. It also helps tourists to […]

Transfer Northern White-cheeked Gibbons to Me Linh Biodiversity Station

Ha Noi, 13th December 2014 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperated with Ho Chi Minh City Forest Protection Department to successfully transfer two male individuals Northern White-cheeked Gibbon to the Me Linh Biodiversity Station – Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (Vietnam Academy). This activity was proudly supported by Cologne Zoo – Germany. The two individuals of […]

Dugong Festival 2014 on Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island, dated 30th November 2014  – This morning, over 800 people including local leaders, teachers, students, public and tourists participated in the Dugong Festival 2014 at Phu Quoc Cultural House, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island. The festival aims to raise awareness and gain the attention of leaders, students and teachers, locals and tourists for the […]

SOS Travelling Exhibition is back in the City

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 17th October 2014 – The SOS Travelling Exhibition with the message “Say No to illegal wildlife products” had been successfully operated in Tan Binh and Hoang Hoa Tham Secondary Schools, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City. In the academic year 2014-2015, the SOS Exhibition will travel to approximately 20 secondary […]

Park staff learnt to use open source application in natural resource management.

From the 8th to 12th September 2014, Wildlife At Risk (WAR) co-operated with U Minh Thuong National Park – Kien Giang Province, to organise a training course titled “Using open source applications in natural resource management” for 23 staff from national parks and protected areas in the Western South Provinces. The training course introduces open […]

Discover a new plant species for Vietnam

August 2014 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) has just announced a new plan species for Vietnam i.e the Hoya yuennanensis or “Cẩm cù vân nam” in Vietnamese. Hoya yuennanensis was recorded during a biodiversity survey conducted by WAR in Bidoup – Nui Ba National Park, Lam Dong Province, last May. The plant with a few clusters of fragrant star-shaped flowers […]

The teacher training workshop on integrating wildlife protection into Biology Subject Grade 7.

Please see our press release and photos of the teacher training workshop on integrating wildlife protection into Biology Subject Grade 7. The activity was conducted this morning with the participation of approximately 300 teachers from all secondary schools in Ho Chi Minh City.  Please download photos here  Press release here

“Grown with love” at Wildlife Summer Camp 2014

Kien Giang, dated 20 June 2014 –The Wildlife Summer Camp that lasted for five days and four nights at Hon Me Wildlife Rescue Station had an exciting atmosphere. A series of meaningful and entertaining activities at the Camp aimed to connect youth and wildlife conservation. This Wildlife Summer Camp, also called “Summer Move”, is an […]

Photorgaphic Checklist of Reptiles – Amphibians at Ba Hon, Hon Dat District, Kien Giang Province

This thirty-four-page booklet, sized 14.5X20.5cm, in Vietnamese, introduces 34 species of reptiles and amphibians living in the wild at Hon Me and the surrounding. The booklet includes seven amphibian species belonging to four families, and 27 reptile species belonging to seven families. Each species also includes information about its level of common and observation time. […]

Wildlife Summer Camp 2014 is coming

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 24 April 2014 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) is pleased to announce that the annual programme titled “Wildlife Summer Camp 2014” or also called “Summer Move”, which was launched last year, will be organised this coming June with financial support from Beyond Cosmetic.    Wildlife Summer Camp 2014 is designed to […]

Study tour on marine conservation at Nui Chua National Park

April 2014 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Phu Quoc Marine Protected Area (MPA) organised a five-day study tour on marine conservation and education at Nui Chua National Park, Ninh Thuan Province for approximately 30 leaders and staff from relevant functional agencies on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province. This is one activity of the project […]

Tan Phu and Binh Tan Districts integrate wildlife protection into school curriculum

February, 2014 – Approximately 70 leaders and teachers from Tan Phu and Binh Tan Districts respectively participated in two meetings organised at Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station to conclude the plan to integrate wildlife protection into Biology Subject Grade 7. This activity is under the framework of the SOS programme for academic year 2013 – 2014. Participated […]

Imprison the four killers of Indochinese Silvered Langur on Phu Quoc Island

The People’s Court of Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang Province has just punished by terms of imprisonment the four killers of the Indochinese Silvered Langur on Phu Quoc Island. According to this sentence, each indictee is going to be imprisoned from two to two and a half year.  At 8.30AM on 30 July 2013, Vo Van […]

Hoang Phap Pagoda joined WAR save endangered wildlife

Since April 2012, Hoang Phap Pagoda, Hooc Mon District, has handed over 41 individuals of endangered wildlife in 17 times to Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station (WRS). This is the first pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City that has joined WAR rescue and release endangered wildlife. The species those were handed include Siamese Crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis), […]

SOS Exhibition at the camp titled Youth for a Green City

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 29 December 2013–  Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and HCMC Forest Protection Department (FPD) operated the SOS Traveling Exhibition at the camp titled “The Youth for a Green City” at the Centre for Teenager Outdoor Activities, Can Gio District, Ho Chi Minh City. The activity aims to improve knowledge of the students on […]

Integrating wildlife protection into school curriculum

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 6th December 2013 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperated with Binh Thanh District Department of Education and Training (DOET) of Ho Chi Minh City DOET to organise a workshop on integrating wildlife protection into Biology Subject for Grade 7. The workshop included a sample lesson for students of Truong Cong Dinh Secondary […]

Discovered a new species of skink

During WAR’s survey in the forest of Ba To District, QuangNgai Province in May and June 2012, a new forest skink species of the genus Sphenomorphus was described. The species is named as Shea Forest Skink (English), Thằn lằn phê-nô shea(Vietnamese), and Sphenomorphussheai Nguyen (Latin name).  The species was named after an Australian scientist, PhD. Glenn Shea who has great contributions to […]

Parade for Dugong and endangered marine creatures

Phu Quoc Island, dated 6 October 2013 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Phu Quoc Marine Protected Area (MPA) organised a parade to raise awareness of Dugong and Endangered Marine Creatures at Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island. The parade aimed to get attention of leaders and local people to protection of Dugong and other endangered marine […]

SOS Programme2013 – 2014 Ceremony

Ho Chi Minh City dated 26 September 2013 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) co-operated with the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Education and Training (DOET) and the HCMC Forest Protection Department (FPD) to start the SOS Programmefor the period 2013 – 2014 at Dong Khoi Secondary School, Tan Phu District, HCMC. Focusing on the Asian […]

Seven otters born at Cu Chi WRS

During this quarter seven individual Asian Small-clawed Otters (Aonyx cinerea) were born at Cu Chi WRS in June, July and September.  All three mothers became pregnant while at Cu Chi WRS.   The father of the three otters born in September was handed over to Cu Chi WRS by a local in early 2012.  The mother […]

Endangered Silvered Langur hunted and killed

Kien Giang Province, dated 2nd August 2013 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) is assisting Department of Forest Protection of Phu Quoc National Park identify and preserve three bodies of Silvered Langur (Trachypithecus villosus) those are evidences of an illegal poaching at Phu Quoc National Park. This activity is to support the official identification, investigation and judgment of the illegal […]

MegaStar joins WAR save endangered wildlife

Ho Chi Minh City, July 2013 –The Media MegaStar Ltd.Co. provided generous supports for Wildlife At Risk (WAR) to rescue endangered wildlife as well as to promote rescue activities amongs its clients. The Community Service Responsibility Fund that was raised last May through selling attached combo of the environmental film entitled Epic was contributed to […]

Summer Move – Connecting youth and wildlife conservation

Kien Giang, 28 June 2013 – Today 24 students from different universities of Ho Chi Minh City complete three days learning and working at Hon Me Wildlife Rescue Station, Kien Giang Province. This is an activity of a newly launched pogramme entitled “Summer Move” organised by Wildlife At Risk (WAR). “Summer Move” is an annual programme […]

Discovering of Onychophora (Peripatidae) for the second time in Vietnam

May 2013 – One individual of Onychophora (Eoperipatus sp.)belonging to Peripatidae Phylum was recorded by Vietnamese and international scientists of Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in a forest of Quang Ngai Province. This is the second time, Onychophora has been recorded in Vietnam. This discovery was announced openly to international community on some international magazine. The […]

Launch computer games to protect wildlife.

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 22 May 2013 – On the occasion of the World Biodiversity Day 2013, Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Khan Quang Do magazine launched two computer games on wildlife protection for the public in general, especially children aged 12-15 years old. These two games titled “Wildlife Savior” and “Guess my name” are […]

Publish photography identificaltion book on Birds of Vietnam

The book titled “Introduction of some Birds of Vietnam” that was partly supported by Wildlife At Risk (WAR), authored by Doctor Le Manh Hung – Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources was published in October 2012 in Vietnamese. This photography book describes over 50 percent of wild bird species in Vietnam. The book is for […]

Snake rescuing stories hissing New Year of the Snake

Snake is one of the most frequent consumed wildlife in Vietnam. Many snake species are in the brink of extinction due to illegal hunting for alcoholic drink and bush meat. Fortunately, hundreds of endangered snake individuals have been successfully rescued by Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station (WRS) that is managed by Wildlife At Risk (WAR) […]

Awarding best ideas for computer game “Call of the Forest” contest

Ho Chi Minh City, dated 13rd January 2013 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperated with Khan Quang Do magazine to award 17 best ideas for computer games of the contest entitled “Call of the Forest”. This awarding ceremony is to praise the best game ideas and to raise awareness of children and the public of endangered wildlife […]

Competition launch to submit your ideas for wildlife computer games about conservation of endangered species

Ho Chi Minh City, September 2012 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperated with Khan Quang Do magazine, to launch a competition that submitting the ideas for wildlife computer games titled “Call of the forest” for all children aged 11 to 15 years old, throughout Vietnam, from 5th September to 30th November 2012. This contest is part of the […]

Illegal trade network of Dugongs on Phu Quoc Island uncovered

6th September, 2012 – An illegal trade network of dugongs (Dugong dugon) on Phu Quoc Island was detected by Wildlife At Risk (WAR). These illegal trading activities also include other endangered marine wildlife. A few days before, local people on Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province informed WAR that an individual dugong weighing about 100 kg was killed and […]

Pangolin born in at Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station

Ho Chi Minh City, 24th July 2012 – A Javan Pangolin (Manis javanica) was born at Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station (WRS).The baby pangolin that’s weighed roughly 300 gram and covered by soft scales is in very good health. The pangolin’s mother breast feasts its baby and the baby always cling to her mother tail […]

Inauguration of Hon Me Wildlife Rescue Station

Kien Giang, 27 thJuly 2012 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) successfully inaugurated Hon Me Wildlife Rescue Station (WRS) in cooperation with Kien Giang Provincial Forest Protection Departments (FPD), and Kien Giang Union of Friendship Organisation. With a total area of three hectares at Hon Dat District, Kien Giang Province, Hon Me WRS rescues bears and […]

Discovering nature of Can Gio Mangrove Forest

Ho Chi Minh City, 15th July 2012 – About 30 children aged 11 to 15 years old from the “I Love Nature” Club and “Young Media” Club – Khan Quang Do magazine participated in a study tour to discover the nature of Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve. The study tour helped children to understand more […]

Hundreds of species recorded for Quang Ngai province

Quang Ngai, 18th June 2012 – Many new species were recorded for the first time in the forest of Ba To district, Quang Ngai province, including 55 plants species and approximately 200 species of animals including butterfly, moth, fresh-water fish, amphibians, lizards, snakes, stag beetles (Lucanidae), long-horned beetles (Cemrabycidae) and other insects. Some of these […]

Hundreds of endangered wildlife rescued and released back to the wild

Ho Chi Minh City, June 2012 – Over 210 individuals of 26 endangered species were rescued successfully in the first six months of 2012 by Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in cooperation with Ho Chi Minh City and Kien Giang Provincial Forest Protection Department (FPD), Cat Tien and Lo Go Xa Mat National Park. Rescued species […]

Release native fish and help wildlife on Celebration of the International Day for Biodiversity

Ho Chi Minh City, 20th May, 2012 – To celebrate the International Day for Biodiversity 22nd May, 30 children aged 12 to 15 years old from “I Love Nature Club”- Khan Quang Do magazine released native fishes to the wild and then visited Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station (WRS) to help Wildlife At Risk (WAR) staff prepare food […]

More than fifteen thousand students and teachers enjoyed the SOS Travelling Exhibition

Ho Chi Minh City, 7th May, 2012 – By the end of this school year 2011-2012,more than 15,000 students aged 12-15 years old and teachers from 36 secondary schools in Ho Chi Minh City have participated in the SOS traveling exhibition since it was launched in December 2011. Leaving the exhibition, students and teachers were totally committed […]

International film crew visits Cat Tien Bear and Wild Cat Rescue Station

14th April, 2012 – An Italian film crew from La7 television channel came to film the Moon Bears and Sun Bears at Cat Tien Bear and Wild Cat Rescue Station operated by WAR. Footage from the Station will be used to create a documentation film about Vietnam wildlife that will be broadcasted on La7 channel.  The bears […]

Ten thousand secondary school students and teachers visit SOS Travelling Exhibition

Ho Chi Minh City, March 2012 –Wildlife At Risk (WAR) has successfully operated the “SOS Travelling Exhibition – Education on wildlife consumption” in 20 secondary schools in Ho Chi Minh City. Approximately 10,000 secondary school students and teachers participated in this exhibition, under the supervision of 20 young and enthusiastic volunteer students. Visiting the SOS […]

More than 200 native fish released back to the wild

Ho Chi Minh City, 3rd March 2012 – More than 200 native rasbora (Rasbora paviana) and fighting fish (Betta splendens) were released to Cau Do canal, a tributary of the Sai Gon River. This is the fifth time, Wildlife at Risk (WAR) has released native fishes back to the wild, helping repopulate native fish species […]

Former Prime Minister Phan Van Khai visited Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station

On 19th December 2011, Mr. Phan Van Khai – Former Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam visited CCWRS with his family members. He was totally pleased to see endangered animals those were being rescued at the station. After getting to know more about the station and its achievements in the past five […]

Launching the SOS traveling exhibition

Ho Chi Minh City, 3rd December, 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Education and Training, HCMC Forest Protection launch the “SOS traveling exhibition – Education on wildlife product consumption” at Minh Duc Secondary School, District 1. The launching ceremony not only officially launches the SOS traveling […]

Official launch of the SOS traveling exhibition – Remembrance poster for the Javan Rhino

Ho Chi Minh City, 28th November, 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training and Ho Chi Minh City Forest Protection Department announces that the “SOS traveling exhibition – Education on wildlife product consumption” will be officially launched on Saturday 3rd December 2011, at Minh Duc […]

Vietnam dragonfly stamp sets published

Ho Chi Minh City, 11 July 2011 – Under the technical support of Wildlife At Risk (WAR), Vietnam Post published Vietnam dragonfly stamp sets including four samples on post net at home and abroad.This activity introduces the public about dragonfly species – these insects are abundant and are native to Vietnam with nearly 300 species found […]

Discovering nature of Dong Nai Culture-Nature Reserve

Ho Chi Minh City, 8th July 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) in cooperation with Khan Quang Do Magazine successfully conducted a one-day trip titled “Discovering nature of Dong Nai Culture-Nature Reserve (Vinh Cuu)”. More than 25 members of the “I Love Nature” Club and “Young Media” Club – aged 12 to 15 years old, […]

Results of biodiversity survey from Quang Ngai Province

Ho Chi Minh City, 15 June 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) announces the results of its latest biodiversity survey from Ba To district, Quang Ngai province. The result from this survey is one of the first sources of biodiversity information of this area. The survey was conducted in two weeks by WAR in cooperation with national […]

Award Ceremony of drawing contest on the conservation of the Javan Rhino and other endangered species

Ho Chi Minh City, 01 June 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperates with Khan Quang Do magazine awards the 17 chosen paintings of the drawing contest entitled “Treasures of the Forest”, focusing on “conservation of the Javan Rhino and Vietnams’ endangered species”. This award ceremony that is organised at Phu Tho Sport Stadium, Ho Chi […]

Awarding Ceremony of the drawing contest on the conservation of the Javan Rhino and other endangered species on 1st June

Ho Chi Minh City, 26th May, 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Khan Quang Do magazine announce that the awarding ceremony of the drawing contest titled “Treasures of the Forest” which focused on the “Conservation of the Javan Rhino and other endangered species” will be organised at 9AM on Wednesday 1st June 2011, at Phu […]

Consumption of wild animal products in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, 23 May 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) announces the latest findings on consumption of wild animal products in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). These findings are results of a survey, which was carried out on 4000 HCMC residents and nearly 3600 secondary school students in HCMC from August 2010 to April […]

Launch the drawing contest on conservation of the Javan Rhino and endangered species

Ho Chi Minh City, 23rd March 2011 – Wildlife At Risk (WAR) cooperated with Khan Quang Do magazine to launch a drawing contest titled “Treasures of the Forest” for all children aged 11 to 15 years old throughout Vietnam. This contest lasted from 23 March to 20 May 2011 is organized in memory of the Rhino […]

New dragonfly species for Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, 19 April 2011 – A new dragonfly species was discovered the first time in Vietnam by the Wildlife At Risk (WAR), the Aethriamanta aethra. This species does not have an English name while it is named in Vietnamese as “Chuồn chuồn tràm”. Aethriamanta aethra was recorded during WAR’s survey in U Minh Thuong National Park […]

Secondary school students leant to write articles about nature

Ho Chi Minh City, 13 March 2011 – Twenty children aged 11 to 15 years old learnt and practice to write article about nature. These children come from the Young Media Club and I love nature Club of Khan Quang Do Magazine. This is an effort of the Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Khan Quang Do […]

New programme for students to discover the forest of Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc Island, 6 March 2011 – A programme entitled “One day in the forest” was successfully developed for secondary school students to visit Phu Quoc National Park. This one-day trip is an opportunity for the students to experience the beauty of the nature and to appreciate the forest values. The trip helps the students to […]

Set up five Green Clubs in Phu Quoc’s secondary schools

Phu Quoc, March 2011 – Under the cooperation among WAR, Phu Quoc National Park and Phu Quoc Department of Education and Training, five Green Clubs was set up in five secondary schools including Cua Can, Cua Duong, Bai Thom, Bai Bon, and Ganh Dau. Green Club is a playground for secondary school students to learn and […]

Teenagers implemented environment communication at secondary schools

Ho Chi Minh City, from February to March, 2011-  Sixteen members of “I love nature” Club, Khan Quang Do magazine has formed three groups to initiate and conduct four environment communication projects for more than 3500 students in four secondary schools of Ho Chi Minh City. This is the opportunity for the children aged 11 […]

Discover 12 new species of fresh water fishes for Vietnam

Discover 12 new species of fresh water fishes for Vietnam Wildlife At Risk (WAR) announces 12 new species of fresh water fish for Vietnam. These species were recorded during WAR’s surveys in Phu Quoc Island since the end of 2008. Some of these species are very common on the island. Some species have been recorded […]

Green Talk finds winners

Ho Chi Minh City, 18 December 2010 – The final round of the Green Talk – the English Eloquence contest on environment protection was successfully conducted by WAR, UNESCO’s Center for Culture, Education and Training, Business World Magazine, Viet Light Media, and Phia Nam Media. The Green Talk Contest aims to raise awareness of the public, […]

Green Talk winners of round 1 visit Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station

Ho Chi Minh City, 12 December 2010 – Thirty five university students who are authors of the best 20 initiatives of the round 1 of the Green talk Contest join a study tour at Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station. This study tour that is a reward for the winners helps the students to understand more about […]

Green Talk – Eloquence Contest in English About Initiatives Toward a Green Environment for students in Ho Chi Minh City

From 15 November to 18 December 2010, Wildlife At Risk will cooperate with UNESCO to organise an Eloquence Contest in English for students in Ho Chi Minh City. The Green Talk Contest aims to raise awareness of the public, especially youngsters, about the environment and also encourage young people to creatively and actively participate in […]

Phu Quoc Programme

DISCOVERING THE BOUNTIES OF A JEWELLED ISLE Introduction   The Island of Phu Quoc is the largest island of Vietnam and it still contains a valuable and relatively undisturbed wildlife habitat.  . It is located in the Gulf of Thailand and is a part of the Kien Giang Province.  It has a rainy season from […]

About the Rhino death

In early May, a Rhino carcass was found in Cat Tien National Park. A bullet was found in the left fore leg, and signs of horn removed were found on the skull. The Rhino must be dead for several months. No body knows why the Rhino died and a big investigation is being conducted to […]

Thousands of people speak up to save the forest and to break Vietnam record

WHAT: Thousands of local people, leaders and university students join together in a public event entitled “Speak up to save the forest”. In this event, they will sing a song comprised of only one word “KHONG”, in English it means “NO”, in order to call for people to “Say NO to illegal forest products”. This […]

Drawing to protect the nature of Phu Quoc National Park

From November to December 2009, students aged from 12 to 15 from Duong Dong 1, Cua Can, Ghenh Dau and Bai Bon Secondary Schools of Phu Quoc Island have created more than 1000 paintings in a drawing contest called “Protecting the natural resources of Phu Quoc National Park”. The students were asked to express the beauty […]

Fundraiser In Melbourne

The big news in this edition of our Quarterly Newsletter is about the huge success of the recent fundraising function in Melbourne on 8 Oct 09.  Some $15,320 gross takings were raised.  All funds netted from the night will go direct to developing the Cat Tien Wildlife Rescue Station.  No money will be spent on […]

WAR work changes younger attitude!

Oanh is an active 17 year-old-girl from Binh Duong province. She has heard about wildlife protection and nature conservation from different channels but does not really understand it or knows how she feels about it, thus she does not really care. However, after spending one day at the Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station (CCWRS) and […]

Support FPD Ranger on street patrolling illegal trade of wildlife

The Forest Protection Department of HCMC (FPD-HCMC) and WAR have cooperated to implement a project to support activities of a Mobile Team consisting of members of the FPD-HCMC.  The Mobile Team started its activities from August 2008.  Programme Objective  The programme seeks to eliminate the illegal trade of wildlife on the streets of HCMC and […]

A brief note on freshwater fishes around Da Lat, Lam Dong province

During a short two-day trip to Da Lat, Lam Dong province on last week of August 2010, WAR staffs have recorded a short list of fresh water fishes in the area. The preliminary list is as follow: – Macropodus opercularis– Channa orientalis– Puntius binotatus– Rasbora paviana– Clarias batrachus– Carassius auratus– Xiphophorus helleri (introduced species)– Xiphohorus sp. (introduced species)– Gambusia affinis) (introduced species) The Paradise fish (Macropodus […]

Introduction to Vietnam

WAR’s CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES IN CONTEXT The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is situated on the south-eastern margin of the Indo-China peninsula.  It stretches over 1,600km from north to south, and is less than 50km wide at its narrowest point.  The population exceeds 86 million, comprising mainly Viet (Kinh) people (87%), and 53 other ethnic minority groups, most […]

Chidren Are the Future

SCHOOLS Environmental Education Programme for Schools   The future of wildlife conservation in Vietnam lies in the hands of today’s school children.  Inspiring them to appreciate the value of, and take pride in, their unique natural heritage is vital.   In early 2007, WAR commissioned a well-known Vietnamese TV personality and natural history enthusiast to […]

Survey on consumption of wild animal product in HCMC

From August 2010 to April 2011, WAR has conducted a survey on consumption of wild animal product in several districts of Ho Chi Minh city. The report can be downloaded here.

Fresh water fish survey

WAR is conducting freshwater fish surveys in several locations within Viet Nam such as Phu Quoc island, U Minh Thuong National Park and Vinh Cuu Nature Reserve. The main focus of freshwater fishes survey is on Phu Quoc island. There are very few information about feshwater fish fauna on this island. So far WAR biologists […]

Discovering the beauty of a jewelled isle

The Island of Phu Quoc is the largest island of Vietnam and it still contains a valuable and relatively undisturbed wildlife habitat.  . It is located in the Gulf of Thailand and is a part of the Kien Giang Province.  It has a rainy season from May to late November and is rapidly becoming a […]

Set up five Green Clubs in Phu Quoc’s secondary schools

Combating the illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam  WAR is dedicated to protecting the biodiversity of Vietnam. This includes combating illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products.   In pursuit of his protectionist activities, WAR has been cooperating with the following international organizations:   1. ENV: Education for Nature Vietnam 2. AAF: Animals Asia Foundation 3. WSPA: World […]

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