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.

Phong Nha Heritage forest seriously damaged by loggers
1/19/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Numerous precious timber planks chopped down by illegal loggers have been left on the ground, aimd vast clearings in the Hoa Son forest.


 
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.

What is the right water supply solution for the Mekong Delta?
1/18/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
International organizations and the government of Vietnam are all considering solutions to supply safe water to the Mekong River Delta, one of three deltas in the world most vulnerable to climate change.


 
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 resident’s health.

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.


 
Vietnam imports tons of carbendazim, a carcinogen
1/17/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam imports 2,000 tons per annum of Carbendazim, a toxic substance believed to cause cancer.

Mekong Delta 2016: historic drought, saline intrusion destroys crops
1/16/2017 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Dried fields, cattle dying of thirst, expensive drinking water, sea water overflowing houses. In 2016, the lives of millions of people in Mekong Delta, Central Highlands and central region were upset because of drought and salinity intrusion.


 
Dong Nai basin pollution worries officials
1/16/2017 3:52:01 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Officials are deeply concerned about the “serious degradation” of water quality in the Dong Nai River basin.

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 significantly.

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.


 

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