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9 07, 2016

World Saola Day

By | 2016-07-09T13:28:40+00:00 July 9, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Today marks the first annual World Saola Day, a day to encourage conversation of a species unknown to most of us. The saola, which resembles an antelope and is in the cattle family, was discovered in Vietman in 1992. When scientists found a skull of a deceased saola, they knew they had stumbled upon something [...]

22 04, 2016

Mass Fish Deaths in Vietnam, Investigation Underway

By | 2016-04-22T01:40:31+00:00 April 22, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It's Earth Day, and we see another grim reminder of the consequences of environmental pollution this week, as authorities begin investigating a wave of recent fish deaths along the coast of central Vietnam. Several tons of fish have been found along the beaches and include deep water and rare species. Current speculation points to pollution [...]