Volcanic rocks found on Phu Quy island Sci-Tech

Volcanic rocks found on Phu Quy island

Experts from the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources have found a unique complex of sedimentary rocks that were formed from eruptive volcanoes 12 million years ago on Phu Quy island, off the coast of south central Binh Thuan province.
Vietnam to host first GEOSEA Congress Society

Vietnam to host first GEOSEA Congress

The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will host the first Regional Congress on Geology, Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA 15) on October 16-17.
National Tourism Year 2015 to connect world heritage Travel

National Tourism Year 2015 to connect world heritage

Vietnam’s National Tourism Year 2015 will take the theme of “Connecting world heritage” with a series of activities taking place in the northern central province of Thanh Hoa, the designated main venue, local officials announced in Hanoi on December 9.
Society

More geo-parks to be acknowledged by UNESCO by 2030

A number of geological parks will be recognised as national or global geo-parks by 2030 under the project “geological heritage conservation and geo-park network development in Vietnam” which was recently certified by the Prime Minister.
Environment

Geological heritage tourism in Vietnam

The sustainable exploitation of natural resources, mineral resources in particular, has always been a hot issue and priority for developing countries. Among the potential solutions to this issue is the harmonisation of exploitation and conservation of the national natural and geological heritage to promote tourism.
Culture - Sports

Photos display natural beauty

A collection of photographs featuring Vietnamese landscapes is on display as part of an exhibition titled Dialogue with Geological Heritage at the Hanoi Opera House until July 24.
Travel

Stone plateau declared world geopark

Dong Van Stone Plateau in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has been recognised as a member of the Global Network of National Geoparks (GGN).