Dak Lak takes prompt action to save elephants
1/20/2017 8:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - As elephants are now facing a threat of extinction in Vietnam, the country has decided to spend big money on elephant conservation programs.
HCM City canals seriously polluted
1/19/2017 2:37:20 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – More than 2,000 canals around HCM City have been
seriously polluted threatening people’s health, reported the Nong Thon
Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.
282 poor air quality days in capital in 2016
1/18/2017 3:04:39 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Dust concentration in the air, both in Ha Noi and Ho
Chi Minh City, was several times higher in 2016 than the levels
recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), endangering
Experts: Air pollution – a threat to public health
1/18/2017 10:17:47 AM (GMT+7)
Air pollution is posing a serious threat to the public’s health, with children, pregnant women, and outdoor workers being the most vulnerable groups, heard a workshop in Hanoi on January 17.
VN elephant conservation comes into spotlight
1/16/2017 10:46:06 AM (GMT+7)
Only around 100 wild elephants, and an additional 60 in captivity, remain in Viet Nam, with most living in Dak Lak, Dong Nai and Nghe An provinces, a conference on elephant conservation heard on Wednesday.
Planting forests under the ocean
1/15/2017 4:46:19 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Under the influence of climate change and
overexploitation, the amount of coral reefs worldwide, including in Phu
Quoc District in the southern province of Kien Giang, have reduced
Vietnam facing water security challenges
1/14/2017 1:37:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s demand for water is skyrocketing while
water resources are being depleted, certain river basins are being
overexploited and competition for water resources is soaring.