The 89-year-old scientist Đặng Huy Huỳnh does not need a cape to save lives. To millions of silent trees and flowers in the middle of Hà Nội or deep in Việt Nam’s tropical forests, he is already a hero.
Scientists have found nearly 12,000 Vietnamese marine creature species, including animals and plants, through studying the country’s marine biological resources, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
While the erection of an electric fence has proven effective in resolving conflicts between wild elephants and people in this southeastern province, it is not a long-term solution, experts said.
Hà Nội Customs has confiscated more than 47 kilos of ivory tusk products and nearly eight kilos of synthetic drug illegally transported into Việt Nam in two separate cases through express postal services.
The northern mountainous province of Sơn La should mobilise different resources and overcome its current difficulties to enhance biodiversity protection, said an environment official.
A man from the capital city is being investigated for keeping 18 pieces of animal horns at his house in Hoàng Mai District, the Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper reported.
Ten outstanding young individuals were given the Việt Nam Golden Globe Award by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Hồ Chí Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee yesterday in Hà Nội.
Residential areas near fields or lawns, especially high-rise apartment buildings, should be careful of rove beetle, an insect that can inflict poisonous bites on humans, a health expert has warned.
Until now, Phạm Văn Thế has made public more than 50 researches and published a book in Germany, and dozens of scientific reports in the English language.
Police and customs officers yesterday recovered two suitcases containing elephant tusks and ivories at Nội Bài International Airport in Hà Nội.