Hung Yen prepares list of 13 pollution-causing enterprises
4/24/2018 5:16:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The northern province of Hung Yen has prepared a list of 13 enterprises that need improvement for causing environmental pollution last year.

Illegal shrimp hatcheries cause environmental damage
4/24/2018 7:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - In many shrimp cultivation areas, farmers are not treating waste water from shrimp ponds, but are allowing untreated waste water to go directly into the environment.


 
GreenID’s Director wins 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize
4/24/2018 2:55:01 PM (GMT+7)
Nguy Thi Khanh, director of Viet Nam’s GreenID, features on the newly-published list of seven winners of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize - the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. 

Urgent solutions needed to fight plastic waste ruining oceans and waterways
4/23/2018 1:15:49 PM (GMT+7)
 Land-based solutions are urgently needed to address the leakage of plastic waste into the ocean and other waterways, experts said on Thursday at a workshop held in HCM City.


 
Vietnam updates emission target in Paris climate agreement
4/23/2018 1:02:41 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam is reviewing and updating the country’s carbon emission target to better comply with the Paris agreement on climate change and prepare for the global assessment later this year.

Vietnam to set emission reduction targets for industry
4/21/2018 9:52:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) plans to submit to the PM a draft decree on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). 


 
Warning over poisonous Hoan Kiem Lake water
4/20/2018 3:38:42 PM (GMT+7)
 The water of Hoan Kiem Lake has turned a strange colour in recent days due to the impact of a kind of poisonous algae.

Over 40 red-crowned cranes return Kien Giang province
4/20/2018 3:41:55 PM (GMT+7)
 A herd of red-crowned cranes returned to the Phu My Reserve in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, said reserve director Nguyen Phong Van yesterday.


 
Vietnam urged to control ocean plastic waste
4/20/2018 7:27:00 AM (GMT+7)
A survey found that plastic waste, including domestic land litter and marine waste, is polluting the marine environment.   

Plastic waste – serious threat to environment
4/20/2018 2:40:04 PM (GMT+7)
 US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Mary Tarnowka has called for actions to improve public awareness of plastic waste as well as measures to reduce and recycle plastic waste. 


 
Dong Nai: 1,600 tonnes of hazardous waste illegally buried
4/20/2018 10:37:05 AM (GMT+7)
Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam Company in Hiep Phuoc Commune, Nhon Trach District, was fined VNĐ3.5 billion (US$154,000) for releasing untreated wastewater and directly burying 1,600 tonnes of contaminated waste.

Vietnam reviews NDCs for Paris Agreement implementation
4/20/2018 10:31:15 AM (GMT+7)
 A workshop took place in Hanoi on April 18 to review and update Vietnam’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change.


 

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