Thou­sands of man­groves planted in Nha Trang

Viet Nam News - - Environment -

NHA TRANG — More than 10,000 man­grove trees were planted around Nha Trang Bay in cen­tral Khanh Hoa Prov­ince on Satur­day.

The plant­ing was done by more than 100 vol­un­teers as part of the prov­ince’s ac­tiv­i­ties sup­port­ing the national Sea and Is­land Week, which runs from June 1-8 in Ha T nh Prov­ince.

Nguyen Th Nguyeät Ha, deputy di­rec­tor of the prov­ince’s Sea and Is­land Depart­ment, said the ac­tiv­ity aimed at rais­ing com­mu­nity aware­ness on pro­tect­ing the sea and is­land en­vi­ron­ment from cli­mate change ef­fects.

Nha Trang Bay cur­rently has more than 10 hectares of man­groves. Seven hectares were re­planted by dif­fer­ent or­gan­i­sa­tions and in­di­vid­u­als from 2002.

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