Vietnam plastic waste among highest in world
7/18/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Two years ago, Emily Strady, a French researcher, visited Vietnam to conduct research on metal pollution in the river network. 

Dong Nai adds more electric fences to protect wild elephants
7/18/2018 4:39:01 PM (GMT+7)
 The Forest Protection Department of Dong Nai Province has asked permission from the province’s People Committee to erect more electric fence systems to resolve conflicts among residents and elephants in the area.


 
Strict environmental control set for paper, cement plants
7/18/2018 11:21:31 AM (GMT+7)
Authorities in Quang Ngai have threatened to shut down a cement plant in Binh Dong commune if the plant’s management board does not take measure to improve air quality and dust emissions.

Quang Ngai moves to preserve Ly Son marine protected area
7/18/2018 11:07:04 AM (GMT+7)
 The Quang Ngai province has allocated 1.83 mln USD to support ecosystem recovery and biodiversity supervision, and step up the protection of the Ly Son Marine Protected Area (MPA) from 2018 to 2022.


 
Da Nang named green city of the year in Vietnam
7/18/2018 11:05:59 AM (GMT+7)
One Planet City Challenge programme of the World Wide Fund for Nature has named Central Da Nang city as National Green City 2017-18 on its list of 21 cities from around the world.

The ‘billionaires’ waste recycling village is seriously polluted
7/17/2018 10:09:25 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Scrap piles up right at the entrance gate to the village, and covers all canals, alleys and heaps up at houses. Schools are ‘attacked’ by waste and thick black smoke. 


 
New Ha Long Bay conservation project to serve visitors in Oct
7/17/2018 3:43:13 PM (GMT+7)
 The Soi Sim Island Conservation project in the Ha Long Bay will be completed and open to visitors this October.

Wild elephants destroyed a vast area of local crops.
7/17/2018 11:56:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The 50km electric fence stretching across Vinh Cuu and Dinh Quan district in the southern province of Dong Nai has been unable to prevent wild elephants from looking for food in local farms.


 
Weather becoming more extreme, unpredictable: expert
7/16/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Just days after a deadly torrential rain, a terrible spell of hot weather appeared in many localities with the temperature exceeding 40oC.

New plants ensures biodiversity in Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve
7/16/2018 4:16:06 PM (GMT+7)
Nearly 500 plants from five species were planted on Saturday on 10,000 hectares of a forest in Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve, recognised in 2012 by UNESCO as one of eight biosphere reserves in Vietnam.


 
Wastewater standards still pending
7/16/2018 1:50:25 PM (GMT+7)
 Wastewater standards on the amounts of nitrogen, phosphoric and ammonia permitted at seafood processors are still awaiting the final decision of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Waste dumping location in Nghe An sea rejected
7/13/2018 3:35:00 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has rejected a proposed location for dumping waste from dredging activities around the sea in the central province of Nghe An. 


 

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