Documents Awareness - Knowledge
logo
ECONOMY-SCIENTIFIC-TECHNOLOGY

Kien Giang to probe into Phu Quoc maritime reserve

11 July 2019 | 09:58:00 AM

Authorities of the southern province of Kien Giang have decided to launch an investigation into the land management and use at Phu Quoc maritime reserve.

By Nguyen Hanh dtinews.vn

 The 45-day investigation was officially started on Monday, focusing on the land use and management of the reserve between 2010 and 2019, including 26,863 hectares of water surface allocated by the provincial people’s committee.

  

Phu Quoc maritime reserve

The public has raised concerns over some areas of the reserve illegally encroached for business activities such as restaurants. This problem has yet to be dealt with.

Unlicensed tourism services and seafood farms have been set up along the beach in Bai Thom Commune. Destructive fishing methods have severely affected the biodiversity of the site.

Over the past decades, a series of tourism services, including restaurants have boomed along the beach in Ham Ninh Village. They blatantly discharge their wastewater into the sea. Last year, local authorities cracked down on violators, fining 12 restaurants. But since then, the problem has continued

Views: 93

Other news

Pine forests destroyed due to violations in forest management

(04/10/2019 07:25:AM )

Japanese carp released into Hanoi river and lake

(17/09/2019 07:00:AM )

Danger looms over Cat Tien Park as sand exploitation allowed

(13/09/2019 09:09:AM )

HCM City turns landfills into public parks

(09/09/2019 09:55:AM )

Fifth Green Architecture Awards launched

(05/09/2019 06:54:AM )

HCM City approves 3 waste-to-energy projects

(01/09/2019 07:30:AM )

Forest restoration set to conserve grey-shanked doucs in Quảng Nam

(08/08/2019 09:33:PM )

Hanoi struggles with waste disposal headache

(05/08/2019 04:20:PM )

Hanoi rubbish dispute up as families await relocation

(05/07/2019 06:59:AM )

VIDEO

Environmental Sustainability - we have choices

See more

ENVIRONMENT BRAND

UPCOMING EVENTS
MONRE supports and appreciates the cooperation...

VACNE, 4/12/2017) - The Ministry of Natural Resources...

See more
US Assistant Secretary of State and 10 Ambassadors...

Quang Binh provincial People's Committee on March 8th announced...

See more
Save the Dong Nai River: experts

HA NOI (VNS) — Scientist and experts have renewed their calls to the National Assembly and the Government...

See more
Some pictures of Starting Ceremony of Cycling...

(VACNE) - Afternoon of 22/07/2014, under...

See more
PHOTO GALLERY