U.S. television makes film about Phong Nha-Ke Bang caves

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U.S. television makes film about Phong Nha-Ke Bang caves

The management board of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park on December 20 said that U.S. Travel Channel has finished a TV report exploring the imposing landscape of caves on Ke Bang Limestone Mountain and surrounding areas.

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Biodiversity conservation comes under spotlight

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Problems in conserving biodiversity in Vietnam and measures to tackle them were discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on November 24.

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British explorer against cable car construction in Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave

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British explorer against cable car construction in Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave

A British explorer who joined the British team which first explored Son Doong Cave – the world’s current largest – in central Vietnam back in the early 1990s urged in an article posted on a New Zealand newswire last week against the construction of a cable car system through the cave.

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Endangered animals rescued from traders

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is caring for six endangered animals seized from illegal traders in the central province of Quang Binh, its management board said.

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Endangered animals rescued from illegal wildlife trade

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Management Board of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has announced that they are taking care of six endangered animals seized from the illegal trade in wildlife in the central province of Quang Binh.

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Endangered animals rescued from illegal wildlife trade

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Endangered animals rescued from illegal wildlife trade

The Management Board of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has announced that they are taking care of six endangered animals seized from the illegal trade in wildlife in the central province of Quang Binh.

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400 visitors book tour to world largest cave

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400 visitors book tour to world largest cave

Four hundreds visitors from many countries have booked an adventure tour to the world largest cave Son Doong in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park next year after two days the tour was opened by Oxalis Travel Company in the north central province of Quang Binh.

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Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

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Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

Despite opposition from travelers and caution from the UNESCO, the tourism ministry has allowed Quang Binh Province to start planning a cable car project that will penetrate into Son Doong, the world’s largest cave.

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Conservation challenges from development projects

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Conservation challenges from development projects

Minimising the adverse impacts of development projects on the environment and natural resources is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed urgently, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on November 14.

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Ministry rejects Phong Nha – Ke Bang cable car project

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Ministry rejects Phong Nha – Ke Bang cable car project

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism yesterday said that it disagreed with the Ministry of Construction’s proposal to build a cable car project in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the north central province of Quang Binh.

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Ministry blocks cable-car plan for giant cave

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

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has told Quang Binh Province authorities to postpone the highly controversial Son Doong Cave cable-car project.

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Vietnam ministry blocks controversial cable car to world’s largest cave

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Vietnam ministry blocks controversial cable car to world’s largest cave

A half-cocked plan to build a gondola lift to Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, in Quang Binh Province was seemingly derailed this week by national tourism officials who insisted on further research.

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300-million-year fossils discovered in Son Doong cave

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

300-million-year fossils discovered in Son Doong cave

Coral fossils dating back 300 million years ago were discovered in Sơn Đoòng Cave, in the central province of Quảng Bình, scientists announced on November 6.

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Caving in: cable car a threat to longest grotto

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Caving in: cable car a threat to longest grotto

Quang Binh People's Committee has agreed to let the Sun Group build a cable car within Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Viet Nam News Sunday interviews Howard Limbert, a member of the British Royal Cave Society, who has spent the past 25 years studying the lime karsts of the province and played a pivotal part in discovering the world's longest cave, Son Doong.

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300-million-year fossils discovered in Son Doong cave

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

Coral fossils dating back 300 million years ago were discovered in Sơn Đoòng Cave, in the central province of Quảng Bình, scientists announced on November 6.

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