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First soil bank in Mekong Delta

Environment

First soil bank in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has established its first ever “soil bank”, also the first of its kind in the Mekong Delta, according to the government’s e-newspaper at baochinhphu.vn.

Precious trees recognised as heritage

Environment

Precious trees recognised as heritage

The Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment has recognised a group of 400 Po Mu (Fokienia hodginsii) trees in the forest of mountainous Tay Giang district in Quang Nam province as Heritage Trees.

Thua Thien-Hue eyes sustainable forest development

Environment

Thua Thien-Hue eyes sustainable forest development

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue plans to grow 13,000 hectares of large-timber forest by 2020, with 40 percent of which received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)’s certificate, ensuring that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.