(VOV) - The Cat Tien National Garden has been recognized by UNESCO as Vietnam’s seventh World Biosphere Reserve.
This information was released by the Management Board of the Dong Nai Nature Reserve and Cultural Site on July 18.
Accordingly, the Cat Tien Biosphere Reserve has been upgraded to the Dong Nai World Biosphere Reserve.
Cat Tien primeval forest is home to 1,700 rare plants and more than 700 animals, many of which are on the IUCN Red List of endangered animals, including the one-horned rhino and pheasant.
It is also the homeland for 11 ethnic minorities and a model for multipurpose preservation offering the sustainable development of both people and the environment based on biological and cultural diversity.