Vũng Bọt Stream at the junction of the Bắc (North) and Nam (South) rivers that merge the Cu Đê River is home to the 'niên' fish (Onychostoma gerlachi), a natural freshwater fish species that is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Việt Nam has succeeded in developing its sea and island tourism with attractive tourism products, leading to a rise in both domestic and international visitors. However, the rapid growth of the industry requires planning to ensure sustainable development in the future.
Many provinces of the Mekong Delta are facing a shortage of river sand that is affecting the completion of major construction projects.
Việt Nam is joining common efforts to restore ecosystems in response to International Day for Biological Diversity 2022 (May 22) themed “Building a shared future for all life”.
Việt Nam will prioritise protecting and managing forests as part of a National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050, enhancing restoration, community participation and employment opportunities in the forestry sector.
U Minh Thượng National Park in the southern province of Kiên Giang has been welcoming an increasing number of tourists after months of closure to prevent COVID-19 and wildfires.
Beginning his primate conservation research in 1999, Dr Hà Thăng Long, a natural conservationist, helped build a network of biodiversity researchers and expanded conservation projects in central Việt Nam.
Fertiliser prices have been skyrocketing since last year, crippling many farmers.
Takeda Vietnam’s staff planted more than 500 trees in Cần Giờ Biosphere Reserve, one of nine biosphere reserves in Việt Nam, located about 50km away from downtown HCM City.
About 25 different primate species found in Việt Nam out of total 44 call the Greater Mekong home, but these unique species are increasingly threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, climate change, and hunting driven by consumption and the illegal trade.
The Qatari ambassador to Việt Nam Mohamed bin Ismail Al Emadi writes for Việt Nam News on the National Day of Qatar.