Green guards of Son Tra Nature Reserve Environment

Green guards of Son Tra Nature Reserve

The Son Tra Nature Reserve in central Da Nang city, known for its rich biodiversity, is home to 200 Red-Shanked Doucs - a kind of langur that was declared endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2013.
The fight to keep langurs swinging free Environment

The fight to keep langurs swinging free

A group of biologists have spent days trailing a troop of primates in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, before they eventually caught up with about 30 gray-shanked douc langurs having an afternoon meal in the treetops some 30 metres above the ground.
Biotechnology prioritised in science, tech development Sci-Tech

Biotechnology prioritised in science, tech development

The programme "Research on Development and Application of Biotechnology" (Ministry of Science and Technology) and the Institute of Biotechnology (Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology) on September 27 co-organised the National Workshop on Biotechnology.
Environment

New species of lizard discovered in Vietnam

A new species of lizard in the Agamidae family has been discovered in southern Vietnam by German and Russian biologists according to the Vietnam Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (IEBR).
Netherlands presents new tulip to Hanoi Society

Netherlands presents new tulip to Hanoi

The Netherlands Government on Oct. 5 presented the capital city of Hanoi with a new species of tulip named after Thang Long-Hanoi, as a special gift to mark the city’s 1,000th anniversary.
Environment

Rare wild cattle on verge of extinction

An international working group dedicated to saving the sao la , a rare species of wild cattle in the mountains of Viet Nam and Laos, has warned of its possible extinction.