Lao Cai (VNA) – The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is exerting every effort to minimise the impacts of climate change.
In addition to raise public awareness of the role of nature, the province has taken concrete actions to protect the environment and develop the economy sustainably.
The whole area of forest and forestry land has been managed systematically while protective forests have been protected and developed with a total area of over 156,000 hectares, including 101,000 hectares of natural forest.
Lao Cai has formed and put into use special-use forests such as the Hoang Lien National Park, Hoang Lien – Van Ban Natural Park and Bat Xat Natural Park with a combined area of 64,000 hectares and more than 2,000 kinds of flora, including valuable species like Van Sam, Bach Xanh, Thong Tre, Dinh Tung and Po Mu.
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