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.
Society

Provincial turtle conservation project needs funds

A project to save the rare Vietnamese pond turtle in the central province of Quang Ngai has yet to get off the ground due to lacks of funds, said Nguyen Van Hang, head of the provincial Forest Protection Department.
Society

US helps isolated communities increase incomes

The US government is to help isolated communities in Vietnam to increase their incomes by producing bamboo furniture, flooring and construction materials, according to a press release issued by the American Embassy on July 20.