While a recent independent study claimed that there are still over 1,300 red-shank doucs on central Vietnam’s Son Tra peninsula, primate experts believe the number to be much lower.
A considerable area of a 30-year-old protection forest with mangrove trees towering five meters high in the northern Vietnamese province of Thai Binh now risks being cleared to make space for an industrial park.
As of December 31, 2016, Vietnam had a total forest area of nearly 14.378 million hectares, including over 10.242 million hectares of natural forest and more than 4.135 million hectares of planted area, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - The stretch of road crossing a primeval forest to Tri An Lake in Vinh Cuu district, Dong Nai province is considered the most beautiful for trekkers to discover in the southeast region.
Vietnam and the EU on May 11 concluded six years of negotiations for a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT).
A festival for practices related to folk beliefs in Mother Goddess of Forest will debut at Dong Cuong Temple in northern Yen Bai province on May 20-21 in celebration of Visit Vietnam Year 2017 – Lao Cai – Northwest.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 4 announced the National REDD Action Programme, which aims to increase forest cover to 45 percent of national territory and contribute to an 8 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
VOV.VN - Coming to Cuc Phuong forest this season, visitors will have the floating feeling of walking in a fairyland with thousands of cabbage white butterflies flying in line.
Prolonged heat has put all forest areas in the southern province of Ca Mau in a high fire alert.
Hundreds of trees were planted at Ben En National Park in the central province of Thanh Hoa during the forest planting festival held by Canon Vietnam in the locality on April 16.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has requested the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to rely on its strengths to develop hi-tech agriculture and forestry in combination with processing industry.
The Animals Asia said it has received two Asian black bears handed over by an individual in An Khe town in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, raising the number of bears saved by the organisation in Vietnam to 177.
The southern province of Dong Nai has proposed measures to conserve and prevent consanguineous mating in the herd of wild elephants there.
VOV.VN - Tra Su, Tan Lap and Xeo Quyt cajuput forests have impressed tourists, especially young people by its beautiful natural scenery and interesting activities.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the central province of Quang Tri to fully tap all available resources to further step up its development in the time to come.
A project to promote forest law enforcement, governance and trade (FLEGT) in Southeast Asia through the involvement of civil social organisations (CSOs), has been effective, heard a seminar in Hanoi on April 4.
VOV.VN - Located in Cam Thanh commune in Hoi An City in the central province of Quang Nam, Bay Mau coconut forest is known as a right place to give wonderful coracle rowing experiences, thus attracting numerous tourists, especially foreigners.
A national workshop was held in Hanoi on March 16 to expand a monitoring system for forest resources by using tablets and Android apps.
The forest management department of the central province of Quang Nam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation with its counterpart body in Laos’ Sekong province on March 16.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan noticed the relatively big and diverse potential for development of Nam Nhun while visiting this border district of the north-western province of Lai Chau on March 11.