(VOV) -The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) met in Hanoi on December 6 to review the implementation of a German-funded Vietnamese forest biodiversity preservation project.
Vietnamese and foreign biologists sat down together in Hanoi on December 4 to reinforce the policies and enhance capacity in managing invasive alien species (IAS), as well as raising public awareness about the problem.
More than 600 trees of 45 species in 35 cities and provinces nationwide have been recognised as Vietnam’s heritage trees.
Environmental experts and scientists discussed the establishment of a set of appropriate criteria to evaluate the environmental sustainability of Vietnamese cities at a conference in Hanoi on November 21.
The 21st Conference of the Southeast Asian Zoos Association (SEAZA) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 18, drawing nearly 200 delegates from 20 countries and territories.
The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed in Viet Nam for the first time in the last 15 years.
Staff of the Saola Nature Reserve in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have discovered the existence of giant muntjacs (Muntiacus vuquangensis), a rare animal species, in the area.
(VOV) -Vietnam is one of few countries in the world home to species of primates which are at risk of extinction and in need of urgent protection, told an October 9 international conference.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan on October 3 received the independent consultant of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Peter Hitchcock in Hanoi on October 3.
(VOV) -Domestic and foreign experts attending a seminar on October 1 have debated ways to improve climate change adaptation and natural resource management in Vietnamese coastal areas.
Vietnam will expand the area of protected natural reserves by 2020 in line with the National Strategy on Biodiversity, which was introduced at a workshop in Hanoi on September 24.
(VOV) - Vietnam and France have signed a joint statement on upgrading their relations to a strategic partnership, opening a new chapter in cooperative relations between the two countries.
(VOV) -An August 15 seminar in Hanoi has warned the 80% reduction in Vietnamese mangrove forest area and 96% of coral reefs seriously damaged over the past five decades pose significant threats to the country’s biodiversity.
A flock of more than 7,000 “Oc” storks have moved in the Tram Chim National Park in the southern province of Dong Thap, the park’s director Nguyen Van Hung said.
Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has called for stronger global link in making policies and strategies pertaining to natural resource management and environmental protection.