Ninh Thuan to expand protection-forest cover Environment

Ninh Thuan to expand protection-forest cover

The south-central province of Ninh Thuan this year plans to increase its forest-cover rate to nearly 50 percent, including 330 hectares of new special-use forest and protection-forest planted in response to climate change.
Caged life kills species in Vietnam’s Red Data Book Environment

Caged life kills species in Vietnam’s Red Data Book

“Buy a turtle, will you? Raised turtles, wild ones, we offer all. If you need a large number of them, just give me a call and then they will be available,” a local person residing in an upper reach region of An Phu in An Giang province made the offer with an alacrity.
More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang Environment

More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang planted additional 11,565 hectares of forest from the outset of this year, or 103.3 percent of the set target for the whole year, according to deputy head of the forest protection bureau under the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Trieu Dang Khoa.
Hanoi to inspect violations in forest use Society

Hanoi to inspect violations in forest use

Hanoi authorities have ordered a comprehensive inspection on the use and management of protection forest in Minh Phu and Minh Tri communes in Soc Son district to tackle long-standing violations.
Ca Mau eyes to plant additional 500ha of forest Environment

Ca Mau eyes to plant additional 500ha of forest

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is working to plant an additional 500ha of forest by the end of 2018, increasing the total area covered by concentrated forests in the locality to 95,000ha and the forest coverage rate to 25.3 percent.
Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fires Society

Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fires

Over 150,000 hectares of forests in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan are now on high alert for fires as it is in the peak of the dry season, according to the provincial Forestry Management Department on February 27.
Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports Business

Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6 percent and to earn 8.5–9 billion USD from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.
Deforestation ongoing in Binh Dinh province Environment

Deforestation ongoing in Binh Dinh province

Nearly 16ha of natural forests in Canh Thuan commune, Van Canh district, the central province of Binh Dinh, were recently chopped down, according to a report of the provincial forest protection branch.