Paper plant pushes out ancient nipa forest
11/17/2017 4:24:46 PM (GMT+7)
Despite warnings of environmental pollution and damage to rich biodiversity, a century-old nipa palm forest in Binh Son District, the central province of Quang Ngai has approved the construction of a 87ha reservoir ...

Communication promoted on climate change adaptation in Mekong Delta
11/17/2017 2:19:58 PM (GMT+7)
 A communication strategy on the Mekong Delta Plan was launched at a workshop in Can Tho city on November 15.


 
Thousand-year-old ironwood tree in Thanh Hoa a precious genetic resource
11/16/2017 8:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
An old ironwood tree (Erythrophleum fordii) in the central province of Thanh Hoa still exists despite many attempts by illegal loggers to fell it as it has been protected within a national forest since the early 90s. 

Hanoi hosts ASEAN climate outlook forum
11/15/2017 11:57:02 PM (GMT+7)
 The 9th ASEAN Regional Climate Outlook Forum (ASEANCOF-9) convened in Hanoi on November 15.


 
Minister supports plan to to bury sludge in sea waters
11/15/2017 7:55:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The news that over 400,000 tons of sludge may be submerged into the sea to create a passageway for a port has caused concerns among residents in Binh Dinh Province. 

Deforestation ongoing in Binh Dinh province
11/15/2017 3:43:43 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly 16ha of natural forests in Canh Thuan commune, Van Canh district, the central province of Binh Dinh, were recently chopped down, according to a report of the provincial forest protection branch.


 
Bank collapse sweeps away houses
11/15/2017 1:22:04 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Four houses were swept away and seven others had to evacuate after a riverside bank collapsed on Monday evening in Vinh Binh Commune in the Mekong Delta Province of Ben Tre.

Bac Kan investigates illegal hazardous dumps
11/15/2017 11:51:19 AM (GMT+7)
 Police in the northern mountain province of Bac Kan have detained a truck driver to investigate the pouring of hazardous industrial waste in Cho Moi’s District’s Yen Dinh Commune.


 
Electronic waste still cannot be recycled in Vietnam
11/14/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The ‘mountain of electronic waste’ in Vietnam is receiving an additional 100,000 tons of waste each year. 

Two birds, one stone in waste-to-energy sector
11/14/2017 3:20:07 PM (GMT+7)
 Finnish companies are looking to bolster their presence in the promising Vietnamese waste-to-energy sector.


 
Ha Long City covered in rubbish
11/14/2017 11:39:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Rubbish is flooding Ha Long City's streets because of a price dispute with a waste treatment company.

Vietnam sea poisoned by economic, tourism activities
11/13/2017 7:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - A conflict exists between the protection of fishery resources and the development of tourism and other business fields.


 

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