Hungry wild elephants hurt domestic ones Environment

Hungry wild elephants hurt domestic ones

Shrinking and degrading wild elephant habitats in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have led to a shortage of food and more conflicts between wild and domestic animals, according to Director of the Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Centre Huynh Trung Luan.
New plant species found in Son Tra Nature Reserve Environment

New plant species found in Son Tra Nature Reserve

The Southern Institute of Ecology has discovered three new plant species unknown to the world in the Son Tra Nature Reserve during a three-year research and revaluation of its biodiversity, Dr Luu Hong Truong told a recent scientific conference in Da Nang.
Bach Ma Park to host saola breeding centre Environment

Bach Ma Park to host saola breeding centre

The Bach Ma National Park has been selected as the site for the world’s only breeding centre for the saola, the extremely elusive forest-dwelling bovine only found in the forests of Vietnam and Laos.
Son Tra National Tourism Site plan halted Travel

Son Tra National Tourism Site plan halted

By August end, any activity related to implementation of the Son Tra National Tourism Site Development Plan or construction on the Son Tra Peninsula in the central city of Da Nang must be suspended.
Hungry wild elephants trash crops, property Society

Hungry wild elephants trash crops, property

Wild elephant habitats in the southern province of Dong Nai are being reduced and degraded, leading to a lack of food and more conflicts between animals and humans, according to local authorities.
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.