More cement plants built, raising concerns about environmental quality
7/20/2018 7:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - While other regional countries have shut down some cement plants and stopped developing new projects, Vietnam is doing the opposite.

Greater Mekong region tries to stop devastation
7/20/2018 2:10:17 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Greater Mekong region, once the world’s most densely forested area, has lost a third of its natural forest cover and will lose another third by 2030 unless action is taken immediately,


 
Landslides, erosions encircle Mekong Delta
7/19/2018 10:30:26 AM (GMT+7)
Landslides in the Mekong Delta have occurred in over 560 riverside and coastal areas with a total length of 786 kilometers. 

Fish die en masse along Da River
7/19/2018 6:54:23 PM (GMT+7)
 Fishes raised by farmers along the Da River in the northern province of Hoa Binh died en masse during the past week, causing great losses.


 
Thousands of imported scrap containers stuck at major ports: environment ministry
7/19/2018 5:46:15 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MoNRE) is struggling to handle nearly 6,000 of scrap containers held up at major sea ports around the country, 

List of scraps permitted for import to be shortened: Ministry
7/19/2018 3:31:56 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is seeking to remove scrap parts used for manufacturing from allowed import lists which either contribute to polluting the environment or can be supplied locally.


 
Vietnam makes efforts in wildlife protection
7/18/2018 6:14:59 PM (GMT+7)
Over the last decade, Vietnam has adopted policies and actions to fulfill its commitments to protecting rare and endangered wildlife, which is highly valued by the international community.

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.


 

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