UNESCO’s recommendations concerning protection at Phong Nha - Ke Bang

The UNESCO has sent recommendations on Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park World Heritage to the People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Quang Binh and the Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park Management Board.

Making recycled toys for Mid-Autumn Festival

This year, many children are not allowed to carry lanterns and go out to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Therefore, parents have come up with the idea of making their own Mid-Autumn toys at home to bring joy to their children during the pandemic.

Awakening the potential of Nui Chua and Kon Ha Nung Plateau

Vietnam’s biosphere reserves Nui Chua (Ninh Thuan Province) and Kon Ha Nung Plateau (Gia Lai Province) were officially recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as Global Biosphere Reserves on September 15. This provides great joy for Vietnam, but it also poses many problems in terms of preserving and promoting the values of these two biosphere reserves.

Thua Thien Hue: endangered primate released into Bach Ma National Park

A red-shanked douc was released into Bach Ma National Park in Phu Loc district in the central province of Thua Thien Hue on September 9.

“Youth for Environment” project lauded for innovative communication products

The nonprofit For Vietnamese Stature Foundation (VSF) is carrying out the second phase of the “Youth for Environment” project with 11 activities including training sessions on environmental communication and participation in field trips with experienced journalists.

Magical breeding season of sea turtles in Bay Canh Island

Bay Canh Island is the second largest of its kind in Con Dao Archipelago in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, where sea turtles come to nest and breed mainly between July and September every year.

Lý Sơn Islands at risk from quakes, volcanic eruptions

Samples of basalt and ancient rocks found on mountains and cliffs on the Lý Sơn Islands have shown that there were active volcanoes in the area less than 10,000 years ago, and researchers believe it is possible they could erupt again.

First report on maritime environment, national islands completed

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has completed a report on maritime environment and national islands in the 2016-20 period, Director General of the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) Ta Dinh Thi said on August 13.

Ha Tinh: Vu Quang national park offers home for rare gibbon

The Vu Quang National Park in the central province of Ha Tinh announced on August 10 it received a rare white-cheeked gibbon from local forest rangers.

Earth Overshoot Day 2021 calls for good-enough life

Many Vietnamese celebrities, travel blogger, popular Youtuber and TikToker stars join the Earth Overshoot Day 2021 to call for environmental protection activities, the good-enough life to reduce the human impacts on the planet.