Hi-tech application touted as solution to climate change adaptation
6/21/2018 7:26:53 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam has been promoting the application of high technologies in agriculture production as part of efforts to adapt to climate change and strive towards sustainable agriculture development.

Ca Mau environmental pollution rises to alarming levels
6/21/2018 6:14:11 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Despites efforts by authorities, pollution at industrial parks and clusters in the Mekong province of Ca Mau has risen to alarming levels, affecting the lives of local residents.


 
Binh Dinh: Sugar plant fined over $93,000 for violating environment law
6/21/2018 3:26:21 PM (GMT+7)
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Dinh yesterday issued a fine of VND1.9 billion (US$93,600) on a local sugar factory for illegally discharge into Con river. 

Government issues resolution on climate change adaptation
6/21/2018 11:21:58 AM (GMT+7)
 The Government has issued Resolution 76/NQ-CP on natural disaster prevention and climate change adaptation.


 
Noise is part of life of Hanoians
6/20/2018 10:52:43 AM (GMT+7)
The tumultuous noise from vehicles’ horns, the ear-splitting sounds from loudspeakers at TV shops, and music from clarinets and drums during funeral processions all are  unpleasant sounds Hanoians have to listen to every day. 

ASEM calls for joint efforts by Asia, Europe to combat climate change
6/20/2018 3:39:28 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam wants to enhance co-operation with the international community to promote renewable energy, invest in new technologies and implement projects for environmental protection, 


 
Various solutions to sea level rise in Vietnam
6/20/2018 11:54:26 AM (GMT+7)
 A series of solutions to adapting to sea level rise caused by climate change have been taken in Vietnam, as the phenomenon is posing grave challenges to the ecosystem, biodiversity and natural resources as well as human life. 

Landslides-erosions in Mekong Delta put on map
6/19/2018 12:06:12 PM (GMT+7)
 A map of landslides and erosions along riverbanks and coasts in the Mekong Delta was introduced at a conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on June 18. 


 
Dong Thap battles to prevent erosion along Tien River
6/19/2018 5:12:56 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Erosion along the Tien River in Dong Thap Province has resulted in more than VND172 million (US$7,600) worth of damage since the start of 2018.

Tighter control over waste import into Vietnam urged
6/19/2018 12:40:46 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese government has urged tightened controls over waste imports in the context of the flooding of abandoned waste containers at local sea ports.


 
Vietnam warned of “white pollution” from plastic bags
6/19/2018 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Environmental experts have voiced their concern about so-called white pollution caused by plastic bags and products, which are very widely used in Vietnam.

Plastic disposable cups prohibited in some countries, but not Vietnam
6/18/2018 7:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - France, the US, Canada and Scotland have said no to plastic disposable cups, but they  are still used widely in Vietnam despite warnings about the existence of carcinogens.


 

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