Hanoi's hospital accused of polluting river
3/21/2018 1:44:14 PM (GMT+7)
 Many people in Trung Tu Ward, Dong Da District, Hanoi, have blamed Hanoi Medical University Hospital for discharging sewage and polluting Lu River.

Wildlife trafficker gets 13 months in prison
3/21/2018 11:33:17 AM (GMT+7)
 The People’s Court of Ha Dong district in Hanoi on March 20 handed down a jail sentence of 13 months on Nguyen Mau Chien for smuggling 36kg of rhino horn, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV). 

Law on wildlife crimes takes effect, but enforcement still weak
3/21/2018 7:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
On January 1, 2018, the 2017 amended Criminal Code with stricter provisions and heavier sanctions on wildlife crime took effect. 

Wildlife trafficking: the animal market in Laos
3/20/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Reporters travelled 2,000 kilometers in Laos recently to discover how wildlife are carried to Vietnam. Departing from Hanoi, they crossed the Long Sap border gate in the northern province of Son La to Laos. 

Hundreds of forest violation cases reported in Gia Lai
3/20/2018 11:27:03 AM (GMT+7)
Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai are struggling to find solutions to address deforestation and development violations, which are rampant in many localities across the province.

Environmental protection tax opposed by some economists
3/19/2018 7:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has proposed raising the environmental protection tax to offset the decrease in tax collection caused by tariff cuts under foreign trade agreements (FTAs).

Large forested area in Quang Binh destroyed
3/19/2018 4:06:23 PM (GMT+7)
 A large area of forest in the central province of Quang Binh has been found to be illegally destroyed for timber.

Overloaded dumping site tortures locals
3/18/2018 1:31:24 AM (GMT+7)
 Dozens of households in Duc Tho District, Ha Tinh Province are complaining about pollution caused by an overloaded dumping site in the area.

VN struggling to protect water resources
3/17/2018 11:44:27 PM (GMT+7)
 Viet Nam is struggling to find solutions, especially ‘green’ solutions to address challenges in water resources management with environmental damage, climate change and unsustainable water exploitation driving the water-related crisis.

Ethical wild plant collection initiative reports on successes
3/17/2018 11:43:14 PM (GMT+7)
 Sixty collectors of wild medicinal and aromatic plants met in Bac Kan on Thursday to report their achievements in implementing a programme titled “Enhancing Management and Benefit Flows in VN's Wild Medicinal Products.”

Muong Lo rice granary in danger because of lack of water
3/16/2018 11:52:18 AM (GMT+7)
The Muong Lo field in Yen Bai province, the rice granary in the northwest, is withering as it has not received enough water from hydropower plants during the dry season.

Lam Dong: Waste treatment factory found dumping waste illegally
3/16/2018 3:15:21 PM (GMT+7)
 Environmental police in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Wednesday found about 40,000 tonnes of solid waste dumped illegally in the area of Da Lat Waste Treatment Factory in Xuan Truong Commune, Da Lat City.