Exploring 11 world biosphere reserves in Vietnam  Travel

Exploring 11 world biosphere reserves in Vietnam

Two Vietnamese sites – Kon Ha Nung Plateau in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai and Nui Chua Biosphere Reserve in the central province of Ninh Thuan - were recognised as new world biosphere reserves by UNESCO at the 33rd session of its International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB-ICC) in Nigeria from September 13-17.
New species of plants found in Lam Dong province Environment

New species of plants found in Lam Dong province

Four new species of camellia (a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae) and Begonia (a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family of Begoniaceae) – have been found in Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park in Lam Dong province by a group of Vietnamese and international scientists and researchers.
ASEAN Heritage Parks of Vietnam Society

ASEAN Heritage Parks of Vietnam

ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs) represent the efforts of ASEAN member states to conserve biodiversity and promote tourism in the region. With 10 ASEAN heritage parks, Vietnam is home to the highest number of such parks in the region.
Legendary Lang Biang Travel

Legendary Lang Biang

The Lang Biang Natural Reserve in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong, home to rich biodiversity and unique local cultural features, has been recognised as a Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO.
Environment

Bidoup Nui Ba National Park’s hidden secrets

A team of scientists from Australia, the US and Vietnam have recently discovered a new species of toad known to the scientific world as leptobrachium leucops, in Bidoup Nui Ba National Park, in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
Environment

Transparency helps promote REDD+ effectiveness

Increasing people’s participation and strengthening measures to promote transparency while identifying responsibilities of reporting and preventing corruption are key solutions to the effective implementation of programmes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in developing countries (REDD+).