Vietnam's tourism resources under threat Travel

Vietnam's tourism resources under threat

The emerging mass tourism in coastal provinces in recent years has destroyed natural beauty spots at a furious pace. And in the next five years, Vietnam may lose all tourism resources.
Man spends years to grow forest Environment

Man spends years to grow forest

A forest of trees covering several hundred hectares at the foot of Hoanh Son mountain in central Ha Tinh province has come back to life, thanks to the efforts of one man.
Son Tra master plan needs amendments Society

Son Tra master plan needs amendments

The central city of Da Nang plans to petition the Prime Minister for adjustments to the Son Tra Master Plan in order to better protect the eponymous nature reserve.
Can Gio Mangrove biosphere reserve Environment

Can Gio Mangrove biosphere reserve

Nearly 60 kilometres away from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio Mangrove has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve with primeval forests and abundant floral cover. It was also the sight of a number of glorious battles in the past.
Environment

Can Gio mangrove forest endowed with diverse ecosystem

Can Gio mangrove forest, which was recognised by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve in 2000, is a complex of terrestrial and aquatic flora and fauna, formed downstream of the Dong Nai-Saigon river system in the southeast gateway of Ho Chi Minh City, with a total area of 7,740 ha.
Environment

Malaysia launches ASEAN environment year

Over 100 delegates from 10 ASEAN countries, along with three of the group’s partners, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, attended a ceremony to launch the 2012 ASEAN Environment Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 17-18.
Environment

Expert help sought to preserve mangroves

Forest rangers and the local administration should preserve HCM City’s Can Gio mangrove forest using scientific forestry methods, ensuring the trees grow naturally, a city official said.