Nature Reserve
Sunday

Meditation and yoga eco-tour helps ease COVID woes

Spending eight years decorating a 5,000sq.m shrimp farm in Cẩm Thanh nipa palm forest in Hội An, local resident Võ Bá Quốc has turned it into a meditation, vegetarian and yoga retreat forming a tranquil eco-village to calm the mind, body and spirit.
Travel

Cồn Đen eco-tourism area, a wild beauty

In addition to Đồng Châu and Cồn Vành, Cồn Đen is also an extremely attractive and interesting destination for tourists both inside and outside the province. It is only 150km from the capital of Hà Nội, so it is an ideal beach tourism destination for tourists on summer days.
Life & Style

Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province to develop eco-tourism

The southern coastal province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu has approved a project for eco-tourism, resorts and entertainment at the province’s protected forests from now until 2030 and a project for eco-tourism, resorts and entertainment at Bình Châu- Phước Bửu Nature Reserve in the province’s Xuyên Mộc District.

Features

Ethnic Cơ Tu people treasure threatened freshwater fish

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.

Environment

Urgent action needed on primate protection

However, a report by ENV, an NGO focused on wildlife protection, showed that only 30 per cent of total poaching violations in Việt Nam were discovered, while 70 per cent were unknown, meaning that the number of the langurs hunted in the forest was unclear.

Sports

Secret on the mascot of SEA Games 31

Few people know that the SEA Games mascot – Sao La (the 'Asian unicorn') was first discovered in Vũ Quang National Park in the central province of Hà Tĩnh in 1992.