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RECEIVING TWO CRITICALLY ENDANGERED WILD ANIMALS KEPT IN CAPTIVITY OVER SEVERAL YEARS

In the morning of July 27st, 2022, a rescue team of Wildlife At Risk was quickly mobilized to the field to receive two gibbons after getting the information requiring assistance [...]

A warm hug in a new normal day

After receiving the news that the Forest Protection Department of Tu Nghia district, Quang Ngai province needed to help take care of a Gray-shanked Douc langur (Pygathrix cinerea) on November [...]

Dong Nai Culture and Nature Reserve – A peaceful home of our widlife

July 14th, 2020, five (05) Leopard cats (Prionailurus bengalensis), three (03) Stump-tailed macaques (Macaca arctoides), one (01) Pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) and a Reticulated python (Malayopython reticulatus) has been released [...]

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 [...]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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”, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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