Ministry takes emergency measures to protect wild Asian elephants

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Ministry takes emergency measures to protect wild Asian elephants

VietNamNet Bridge – Wild elephants’ traditional habitats in the forests of Dong Nai province are diminishing as locals vie for space with the animals.

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Crocodile Lake - the second Ramsar site in Vietnam

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Crocodile Lake - the second Ramsar site in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Bau Sau (Crocodile Lake) in Nam Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of Dong Nai is the second Ramsar site in Vietnam. Coming to this place, tourists can explore the pristine forest, organize picnics, go camping or admire the majestic beauty of ancient cedars. They can also row boats to see crocodiles in the lagoon or enjoy the poetic scenery.

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Wildlife education added to syllabus

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The last Javan rhino in Viet Nam was found dead at the Cat Tien National Park in April 2010: It had been shot by poachers for its horn, Le Thi Thuy Dung, a biology teacher at a HCM City school, tells her class.

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Vietnamese “trà” flower recognized as world’s new species

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Vietnamese “tra” flower recognized as world’s new species

The “trà” flower found in the Cat Tien National Park in southern Vietnam in 2011 has recently been recognized as a new species which has been discovered for the first time in the world by the Swedish scientific magazine Nordic Journal of Botany.

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Mystery of the swamp of crocodiles in southern Vietnam

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Mystery of the swamp of crocodiles in southern Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Bau Sau (Crocodile Lake) used to be original wetlands with crocodiles as many as mosquitoes.

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Would gaurs to have the same fate as rhinos?

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Would gaurs to have the same fate as rhinos?

VietNamNet Bridge – Being a ferocious species, nearly having no natural enemies, and considered as the symbol of strength, gaurs (Bos gaurus) are still in high danger of getting extinct because they have been the aiming points of the poachers.

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Archaeological site to be protected

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

The Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Lam Dong has approved a project to conserve the Cat Tien archaeological site in the Cat Tien National Park by 2017.

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First Vietnam Forest Festival in November 2014

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago

First Vietnam Forest Festival in November 2014

(VOV) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the southern province of Dong Nai will jointly host a Vietnam Forest Festival, the first of its kind in the country, in November 2014.

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Hydro-power plants have negative impacts

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

Hydro-power projects located in areas of ecological varieties have affected the ecological system and caused losses of water-head protective forests.

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Hydro-power plans halted in Dong Nai

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VietNam News English 13 month(s) ago

People living in the Dong Nai River Basin are happy to hear that plans to build two hydro-power plants have been scrapped.

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Premier agrees to cancel 2 controversial hydro projects

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Premier agrees to cancel 2 controversial hydro projects

After considering a report by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to cancel the Dong Nai 6 and 6A hydropower projects due to environmental concerns.

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PM decided to rescue Cat Tien national park

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

PM decided to rescue Cat Tien national park

VietNamNet Bridge – The government has requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to check the plan on developing hydropower plants and exclude the Dong Nai 6 and Dong Nai 6A from the plan.

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Two hydropower projects to be stopped

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Two hydropower projects to be stopped

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE)to cancel the Dong Nai 6 and 6A hydropower projects due to environmental concerns.

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MoIT asked to rethink hydro-power plants

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VietNam News English 14 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to re-consider the development plans of hydro-power projects No 6 and 6A and others along the Dong Nai River.

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Ministry wants review of two hydro projects

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VietNam News English 14 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Two proposed hydro-power plants on the Dong Nai River would have such a serious environmental impact that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment asked the Prime Minister to review the plans.

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