For ships coming from areas free from the virus, owners and operators must duly supply the province’s tourism department, border guard and customs department with specific information of their voyages along with the lists of passengers and crew, at least 10 days prior to arrival. … [Read more...] about Can park, can’t disembark, Quang Ninh tells cruise ships from Covid-19 territories
Unesco heritage sites
Situated in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An, where the De Vong River meets the East Sea, the River-Beach Resort & Residences offers peaceful and relaxing environment for guests to enjoy sunbath, cocktails or lunch with friends or loved ones. … [Read more...] about Hoi An resort offers combo for couples
The main attraction is La Peña, the Peak, a solid rock formed by volcanic eruption and said to be the world’s tallest monolith. It towers 1,200 feet above the 400-year-old town. It is taller than but similar to better-known formations such as the Rock of Gibraltar and Sugarloaf in Rio de Janeiro. … [Read more...] about A road trip to Mexico’s secret, surreal jungle garden
Researchers used satellites to track heat exposure across the 1,400-mile length of the Great Barrier Reef after an extreme marine heat wave struck the area in 2016. They saw that 29 percent of individual reefs had lost two-thirds or more of their coral, with the northern third most affected. The team linked this wave of death to heat exposure and bleaching. … [Read more...] about Great Barrier Reef: Can Iconic Coral System Survive After Heat Wave Kills One-Third?
And it’s not just the seabirds that are harmed by ocean plastic. Endangered Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles can die while entangled in plastic nets. Sharks and other apex predators eat smaller fish that feed on microplastic. Whales drag fishing line and buoys behind them during their long migrations across the world’s oceans. … [Read more...] about Growing ocean garbage patch threatens Pacific seabirds