Court to open proceedings against turtle trafficker
12/18/2017 4:59:44 PM (GMT+7)
The People’s Court of the central coastal province of Nha Trang will begin proceedings on Monday in the case against Hoang Tan Hai, who was found illegally trafficking 10 tonnes of marine turtles in 2014.

Denmark shares its lessons in green growth, sustainability
12/18/2017 4:59:12 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Danish Week – Sustainable City Solutions hosted by the Danish embassy in Hanoi and the HCM City University of Architecture began in HCM City on Thursday.


 
Quang Ninh province loses marine resources
12/18/2017 3:24:54 PM (GMT+7)
 Over-fishing is fast depleting Quang Ninh’s marine resources, but the northeastern province has not been able to tackle it effectively.

Experts slam Vietnam air pollution
12/18/2017 3:06:25 PM (GMT+7)
 Viet Nam has an increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, with the WHO repeatedly issuing warnings that it is among the most air-polluted countries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to health experts.


 
Hanoi residents complain about smoke from burning of garbage, straw
12/18/2017 7:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Residents are complaining about columns of smoke from burning stacks of straw in the Hanoi suburbs. 

Only a fundamental mindset shift can save the Mekong Delta: expert
12/16/2017 11:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Well-meant but misguided climate change interventions in the Mekong Delta are set to do more harm than good, and only a change in policymakers’ mindset can reverse the damage, 


 
Tour firms may be fined for environmental offenses
12/16/2017 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Madelon Willemsen, head of the Vietnam office of the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC, said that the wildlife-related tourism activities that have been popular in the country for decades, such as elephant riding, 

Worms can revive polluted farms
12/16/2017 8:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Small earthworms hide giant benefits that have not been fully exploited in Vietnam agriculture.


 
Rubbish swamps Da Nang beach
12/15/2017 2:46:48 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly 100 tonnes of rubbish have been washed up onto the beach at Da Nang City while the waste disposal company said they had too few staff to deal with the pollution.

Da Nang stays green despite rapid urbanization
12/14/2017 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - With the increase in population, rapid urbanization and opening of more factories, Da Nang City is facing a high risk of water, soil and air pollution. 



 
Huge monkey and douc langur group discovered in Quang Tri
12/15/2017 2:43:57 PM (GMT+7)
 A large group of monkeys and douc langurs have been found in a forest in the central province of Quang Tri.   

Three bears released after 20 years in cages
12/15/2017 10:33:55 AM (GMT+7)
 The Four Paws Foundation has re-released three bears, including one male and two females, weighing over 100kg each, to a semi-natural area in Ninh Binh.


 

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