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Restoration of wetland forest ecosystems

The downside of promoting economic development in the Mekong Delta with high intensity has caused many consequences for natural forests, especially mangroves, melaleuca forests, and protected forests. The conservation and regeneration of the wetland forest ecosystem help people improve their livelihoods and adapt to climate ...

Concrete maker proposes industrial complex adjoining world-recognized national park

A concrete maker in the Mekong Delta has proposed the building of an industrial complex next to a world-recognized national park, despite warnings of severely negative environmental impacts.The proposal submitted by the Ha Thanh Concrete Company in Dong Thap Province would have the industrial complex ...

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Vietnam strives to conserve, sustainably use wetlands

A national action plan on the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands in the 2021-2030 period has been issued, with priority given to recover important wetlands that are under degradation. The plan aims to complete the investigation, statistics and inventory of the wetland database at ...

MONRE proposes formulation of Vietnamese Ramsar Site Network

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has suggested the establishment of a network of Ramsar sites in Viet Nam for better conservation of the country’s important wetlands. The move is an important step for Viet Nam to materialize the Convention on Wetlands of ...

Nature reserve founded in Thua Thien-Hue province

The Tam Giang-Cau Hai Wetlands Nature Reserve has been founded following a decision by the Chairman of the People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.The reserve foundation aims to restore the habitats and important ecological systems, biodiversity and aquatic resources, while developing the ...

Wetland communities practice citizen journalism

About 30 citizen representatives from the Mekong (Cửu Long) River Delta have joined a citizen journalist network to empower their roles in protecting the environment and boost natural conservation. The citizens of different ages and genders include members of women unions, youth union, forest rangers and officials from three ...

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