Vietnamese affected by climate change struggle to make a living
3/22/2018 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
Droughts, rising sea water level, and the increased frequency of heavy rains and storms have caused huge damages to the economy, reducing GDP by 1-2 percent, according to GIZ (German Society for International Cooperation).

Water pollution alert sounded nationwide
3/23/2018 11:48:50 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Water found in some 71 per cent of Hanoi’s wells is contaminated with higher than permitted levels of phosphate.

Ha Long Bay’s water under threats
3/23/2018 11:48:36 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The water environment in the world-renowned Ha Long Bay has been under tremendous pressure from the growing socio-economic activities in the area.

Forum slams Mekong dam construction, warns livelihoods at stake
3/22/2018 5:48:03 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The construction of hydro-electric dams in several countries on the mainstream of the Mekong River has seriously impacted the lives of people living along it,

Dak Lak seeks to inventory damaged, encroached forestland
3/22/2018 11:02:21 AM (GMT+7)
Dak Lak province’s People’s Committee has requested local forest owners to examine all natural forest areas and inventory in all parts that have been destroyed or illegally encroached upon since 2014.

Who should take responsibility for forest devastation in Central Highlands?
3/22/2018 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Illegal loggers in the Central Highlands will go to trial soon, but there is still no information about the responsibilities of local authorities, agencies and forest owners.

Vietnam to use satellite data to monitor forests, water resources
3/21/2018 10:03:38 AM (GMT+7)
Scientists and natural resource management agencies will no longer have to pay for optical images for forest inventory and surveys after the Vietnam DataCube, a satellite database, is put into operation. 

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.