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conservation activities

World Heritage treasure in Vietnam

Culture - Sports

World Heritage treasure in Vietnam

Over the past two decades, eight sites and eight cultural practices in Vietnam have been inscribed in UNESCO’s lists of world tangible and intangible heritage, while four national documentary heritage were added to the Memory of the World list.

Vietnam broadens partnership in heritage preservation

Culture - Sports

Vietnam broadens partnership in heritage preservation

Vietnam has proactively expanded its cooperation with other countries and international organisations in preserving and upholding values of UNESCO-recognised heritage pieces, a representative of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said.

Bach Ma National Park preserves valuable tree genes

Environment

Bach Ma National Park preserves valuable tree genes

Scientists have conducted seven field research projects to preserve and develop gene sources, especially that of two rare tree species, scientifically called Hopea pierrei and Sindora tonkinensis, at Bach Ma National Park in central Thua Thien-Hue province.

Scientists find home of rare turtle

Society

Scientists find home of rare turtle

Scientists announced that they have discovered the natural habitat of a rare turle species, the Vietnamese box turtle (Cuora picturata), in forests on the Langbian Plateau in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.