Corals Illegally Exploited in Khanh Hoa Province
Source: Saigon Giai Phong
July 23, 2012
"Every year tens of thousands of tons of coral are illegally exploited in the coastal province of Khanh Hoa, home and reserve of an abundant variety of coral species.
Corals are concentrated in three major spots of Cam Ranh Bay, Nha Trang Bay and Van Phong Bay in Khanh Hoa Province.
Accompanying an inspection team to rural areas such as Van Hung and Van Ninh in Xuan Dong District, one sees scenes of massive coral destruction. Communes in Xuan Dong have easy access to exploitation as there are many dense coral reefs and an easy way to transport them out."
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