Viet Nam has two more global biosphere reserves
VGP - Nui Chua National Park in the central province of Ninh Thuan and Kon Ha Nung Plateau in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai were recognized as the global biosphere reserves by the UNESCO.
Nui Chua National Park is honored as the global biosphere reserve by the UNESCO.
The decision was made at the 33rd session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Program
Nui Chua Biosphere Reserve covers a total area of 106,646.45 hectares. The biosphere reserve has a typical and unique dry forest ecosystem in Viet Nam and Southeast Asia. Its forest ecosystem is of special value as it belongs to the Annamites (Greater Annamit
Meanwhile, Kon Ha Nung Plateau Biosphere Reserve is located on an area of 413,511.67 hectares with two core areas, Kon Ka Kinh National Park and Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve. The reserve has a closed subtropical humid evergreen forest ecosystem which remains relatively intact. It boasts high biodiversity, typical for forest ecosystem, forest flora and fauna in the Central Highlands.
So far, Viet Nam has had 11 global biosphere reserves, including Can Gio
By Thuy Dung