Ancient tree is the roots, shade of Tien Luc
Having thrived for more than six centuries in the northern Bac Giang Province, the Da Dai Vuong (King of Camphor Trees) tree is sacred not only to locals, as its rarity and historical value appeal to scientists as well. Chu Lan Huong reports.
Ca Mau province to plant 900ha of protective forest
The southernmost coastal province of Ca Mau will invest VND85 billion (US$5.4 million) in 2005 to plant 900ha of protective forest, local authorities said.
Fishermen protect Khanh Hoa’s coral reef
The coral reefs and the rich marine biodiversity of the Ran Trao coastal region, a tourist hot spot, in Khanh Hoa Province have found unlikely saviours in a bunch of fishermen, who despite their many handicaps are protecting this ecologically sensitive area for future generations.