Lâm Đức Du, a forest ranger on Côn Đảo Island in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu, wakes up at midnight, picks up his flashlight and goes down to the beach to collect turtle eggs.
The number of sea turtles coming to inland areas in Núi Chúa National Park in the south-central province of Ninh Thuận has decreased, according to the national park management board.
An endangered green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) has been released to the sea after being captured and kept at a house in the central city, a source from the city’s sub-department of Aquatic Resource Protection said yesterday.
The islands of Cù Lao Chàm have a special place in my mind as a pristine paradise. The reality is a little more complex.
Central Nha Trang City People’s Court on Monday sentenced a wildlife trafficker to four-and-a-half years in prison for smuggling and processing more than 10 tonnes of sea turtle.
A man who illegally purchased around 7,000 dead sea turtles several years ago is expected to be sentenced to two to seven years in prison, a more severe punishment than what was proposed last year.
The People’s Procuracy of Nha Trang City has finished the indictment to sentence Hoàng Tuấn Hải to two to seven years in prison for smuggling sea turtles.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a communication campaign to cut the use of plastic bags on Lý Son Island, as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on the island
It is important for sea turtles to have clean water, especially around places where they come to lay their eggs. Plastic bags do not help them. People on Lý Sơn Island are being asked not to use plastic bags for the sakes of the turtles.
Two sea turtles have been released to their natural habitat after being caught by fishermen in the southern province of Kiên Giang, the Economic Department of Hà Tiên Town People’s Committee announced early this week.