Ancient banyan in Binh Dinh named Heritage Tree

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Ancient banyan in Binh Dinh named Heritage Tree

A more than 100- year old banyan tree in the central province of Binh Dinh has been certificated as a Vietnamese Heritage Tree by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment.

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Image: Wild peach transported from mountains to the delta

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Image: Wild peach transported from mountains to the delta

Ten days before the Lunar New Year, thousands of wild peach trees and branches were carried by trucks and coaches from the northern mountain provinces of Lao Cai, Son La and Dien Bien to the cities of Hanoi, Hai Phong...

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Asia shrimp farmers restock mangrove 'supermarket' by going organic

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Asia shrimp farmers restock mangrove 'supermarket' by going organic

Surakit Laeaddee walks along the narrow banks of earth dividing his organic shrimp and fish ponds, rests under the shade of a tree he recently planted, and points to the lush mangroves marking out his plot.

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Image: New agricultural products all the rage ahead of Lunar New Year

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Image: New agricultural products all the rage ahead of Lunar New Year

Vegetables grown in Da Lat using seeds imported mainly from Japan and the US and using high technology are becoming a big hit with customers for their quality and safety.

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More Hanoi trees in for the chop

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More Hanoi trees in for the chop

Hanoi's tree purge continues, with more old perennials facing the axe, or more correctly the chain saw, because of a new rail line linking Nhon with Hanoi Railway Station.

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Local authorities remain powerless against illegal loggers

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Local authorities remain powerless against illegal loggers

VietNamNet Bridge - Larger forestland areas are being cut down year after year but local authorities either turn a deaf ear to the illegal practice or unable to win their fight against loggers.

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Wild peaches destroyed by townspeople's “elegant hobby”

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Wild peaches destroyed by townspeople's “elegant hobby”

VietNamNet Bridge – Several weeks before the Lunar New Year, many streets in Hanoi are flooded with forest peach trees that arrive from mountainous provinces like Hoa Binh, Son La, Yen Bai, Cao Bang, and Bac Kan. The popularity of this elegant hobby of the lowland people also means the "massacre" of wild peach.

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Despite tougher regulations, deforestation plagues Ca Mau

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Despite tougher regulations, deforestation plagues Ca Mau

VietNamNet Bridge – After a brief lull because of stringent measures and careful monitoring by authorities, there are again signs of deforestation in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.

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Images: special peach trees not for sale, only for lease

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Images: special peach trees not for sale, only for lease

VietNamNet Bridge – For nearly a week, peach growers in Hanoi’s famous flower villages of Nhat Tan and Phu Thuong have displayed their products to serve this lunar New Year (Tet holiday).

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Hanoi to cut more trees to make space for urban rail project

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Hanoi to cut more trees to make space for urban rail project

Hanoi has announced plans to fell dozens of decades-old trees to make way for two stations of the city's first elevated rail line, a seemingly inescapable move that will nonetheless spark a few debates about urban development and green space.

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Rubber development program contributes to loss of forestland

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Rubber development program contributes to loss of forestland

VietNamNet Bridge - Rubber is one of five major reasons behind the loss of forests in Vietnam.

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150 years of Saigon Zoo

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150 years of Saigon Zoo

Saigon Zoo, the world’s eighth oldest, celebrated its 150th birthday Wednesday.

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Forests devastated as forest protection company lends hand to illegal loggers

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Forests devastated as forest protection company lends hand to illegal loggers

VietNamNet Bridge - In 2014-2015 alone, 104 huong (Pterocarpus) trees, listed in Group 1, the group of precious wood, were chopped down by illegal loggers in Kbang district of Gia Lai province. In mid-November 2015, three others were felled with the ‘support’ of Krong Pa Company’s officers.

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Agarwood sector told to improve production

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Agarwood sector told to improve production

The Viet Nam Agarwood Association should work with agencies to seek the most effective method to produce agarwood, delegates said at the association's second congress held in HCM City last Saturday.

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It snows in sultry Vietnam

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It snows in sultry Vietnam

Snow covered many houses and trees in certain parts of northern Vietnam on Thursday as temperatures dropped to freezing levels.

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