The purpose of the June 2017 expedition by Reef Ecologic, Arup and PIPA was to develop a plan to sustainably manage the resources to preserve the natural, biological, heritage and socio-economic values of this remote location. The sustainability plan will enable the development of eco-tourism and research opportunities in this diverse and unique location.
Reef Ecologic Directors and associates have worked formally and informally with scientists, diverse industry groups including consultants, conservation, indigenous, legal, developers, ports, shipping, aquaculture, sewage, refinery and Defence to review and improve their governance, environmental performance and compliance.
Nha Trang Bay is Vietnam’s most famous seaside resort area, with a reputation for pristine beaches and the best SCUBA diving centre in the country. The Nha Trang Marine Protected Area is the country’s main attraction for snorkelling and SCUBA diving. The centrepiece of this economic drawcard is the coral reefs of the Hon Mun Marine Protection Zone (MPZ).