Update news corals

Dive tourism suspension planned to protect coral reefs in Nha Trang Bay

The central province of Khanh Hoa is planning to suspend dive tourism activities in vulnerable coral reef areas in Nha Trang Bay in the face of reef degradation there.

Corals die en masse under the sea of Hon Mun

Hundreds of square meters of rare coral on the seabed of Hon Mun in Nha Trang Bay (Khanh Hoa province) have died with no known cause.

Admiring revived corals in the heart of Ha Long Bay

In addition to being a unique and interesting natural landscape on the seabed and the habitat of thousands of marine species, coral reefs also have the potential for the sustainable development of marine eco-tourism.

Researchers make use of medical waste

For nearly 30 years, researchers at the Faculty of Tissue, Embryo and Genetics under Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University have been making use of amniotic membrane, which is commonly treated as medical waste and discarded. 

Watching turtles laying their eggs in Con Dao National Park

Con Dao has a very large population of sea turtles. Every year in the breeding season, thousands of sea turtles lay eggs on the beach. Witnessing the moment sea turtles dig holes and lay eggs is an exciting experience.

Climate change threatens many "safe species": study

Most species of birds, amphibians and corals at greatest risk from climate change are not currently considered threatened with extinction and may be left out of conservation actions, according to a study released Monday.