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CEPF Report on findings of ATP survey and awareness activities for critically endangered Tortoises and Freshwater turtle species in Central Vietnam

This report presents findings by the Asian Turtle Program (ATP) of survey and awareness activities for critically endangered Tortoise and Freshwater turtle species in Central Vietnam. The report summarises interview surveys in 11 provinces and field surveys at key sites. Particular focus was made on the critically endangered endemics occurring within Central Vietnam for which little previous knowledge was available. These were the Vietnamese Pond Turtle (Mauremys annamensis), Bourret's Indochinese Box Turtle (Cuora bourreti) and the Lesser Indochinese Box Turtle (Cuora picturata). In the report also gives a review on awareness activities completed by the ATP including school programs and novel approaches to community engagement as well as enforcement training.

Download the report here: English





We would like to thank the provinces Bình Định, Đà Nẵng, Đắk Lắk, Đắk Nông, Gia Lai, Khánh Hòa, Kon Tum, Phú Yên, , Quảng Nam, Quảng Ngãi, Thừa Thiên-Huế and donors
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (CMZ), U.S Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Turtle Conservation Fund (TCF), the Turtle Survival Allicance (TSA) who have all contributed to various activates presented in the CEPF report here. As well as our local partner Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV)

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Asian Turtle Program (ATP) of Cleveland Metoparks Zoo,
Office: Room#1301, Thanh Cong Tower, 57 Lang Ha Street,
Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: +84 (0) 4 3514 7875




MBZ ATP would like to thanks the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund for supporting this website
Asian Turtle Program - Indo-Myanmar Conservation
Room#1806 CT1, C14 Bac Ha Building, To Huu Street, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
PO Box 46
Phone:+84 (0) 24 7302 8389

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