Japan’s Nikken Sekkei Company on October 13 proposed a construction planning for Ly Son island to the Quang Ngai People’s Committee.
The number of visitors to the island district of Ly Son in the central province of Quang Ngai has surged sharply since the beginning of the year in comparison with last year’s figures to more than 140,000, with the projected figure expected to reach 300,000 visitors by the end of the year.
The central island district of Ly Son, 30km off the coast of central Quang Ngai province, is planning to preserve the largest whale skeleton ever found off its coast later this year.
Chairman of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Guy Martini has expressed his hope that the central province of Quang Ngai will submit the dossiers of the Ly Son geopark to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to seek a global status next year.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a communication campaign to cut the use of plastic bags on Ly Son island, as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on the island.
The central province of Quang Ngai should turn its Ly Son island district into a distinctive geomorphological tourism site, said Associate Professor Dr. Vu Cao Minh from the Institute of Geological Sciences under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
Destructive human activities have put coral reefs, sea grass beds and many other marine species off Ly Son Island at risk, with local authorities urged to make more efforts to preserve the unique ecosystem.
Walls of houses in Ly Son island district in the central province of Quang Ngai have become beautiful paintings by volunteer experts from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
PSNews - On March 21st afternoon and evening the delegation visited Small island and hosted an art performance in Great island.
Besides garlic, onion is also a key crop of farmers on Ly Son Island in the central province of Quang Ngai.