Pu Mat National Park to seek UNESCO recognition
Pu Mat National Park is preparing to submit its application to be recognised as a UNESCO world biosphere reserve in 2006, said Nguyen Thanh Nhan, the park’s director.
Japan helps Viet Nam with eco-conscious development
A two-day conference opened in Ha Noi, designed to highlight environmental conservation, sustainable development strategies and government policy in Viet Nam.
Ministry sets criteria for conservation parks
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has outlined the criteria for designating national preservation parks, affirming that a locale should contain, rare plants and animals listed in Vietnam's Red Book or other important characteristics, such as coral reefs.