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Ramsar sites - “Home” to rare marine species

Environment

Ramsar sites - “Home” to rare marine species

Wetlands play a very important role in the country’s socio- economic development, environment, culture and history, particularly biodiversity conservation, because they are "home” to a lot of rare species which are at high risk of extinction.

More new species discovered in Vietnam

Environment

More new species discovered in Vietnam

Vietnam accounts for 87 of the 163 new species of animals and plants discovered in the Greater Mekong region, according to a report released early this week by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

New species discovered in Mekong during 2014 studies

Environment

New species discovered in Mekong during 2014 studies

A bat with nightmarish fangs (Hypsugo dolichodon), the world's second longest insect (Phryganistria heusii yentuensis) and a colour-changing thorny frog (Graciaxal lumarius) were among the 70 new species found in Vietnam in 2014, according to a report from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Ben En home to many rare species

Environment

Ben En home to many rare species

The Ben En National Park, one of the most relaxing parks in northern Vietnam, is home to valuable and rare species of animals and birds, such as red wolf, black gibbon, great hornbill, gayal, tibetan bear, red-face monkey, elephant, bear and, until recent years, tiger.

Trang An to receive UNESCO certificate

Culture - Sports

Trang An to receive UNESCO certificate

A ceremony to celebrate the Trang An tourism Complex as a world cultural and natural Heritage site will be held on January 22-24, said Tran Huu Binh, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of northern Ninh Binh province.

Cat Tien National Park an ecotourism paradise

Travel

Cat Tien National Park an ecotourism paradise

Cat Tien National Park offers visitors an opportunity to discover nature and contemplate the beauty of mountains, glass-plots, forests of high trees, waterfalls and diversified ecosystems with rare plant and animal species. An insight by the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper.

Can Gio mangrove forest endowed with diverse ecosystem

Environment

Can Gio mangrove forest endowed with diverse ecosystem

Can Gio mangrove forest, which was recognised by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve in 2000, is a complex of terrestrial and aquatic flora and fauna, formed downstream of the Dong Nai-Saigon river system in the southeast gateway of Ho Chi Minh City, with a total area of 7,740 ha.