Hanoi and Japan’s Fukuoka cooperate on environmental protection
4/6/2019 6:44:37 PM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi and Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture will exchange experiences, research and apply the technology for rare-earth waste dumps in Fukuoka to small and medium-sized landfills in Hanoi city.

Large forested areas of Ca Mau face high risks of wildfire
4/5/2019 10:55:58 PM (GMT+7)
More than 26,200 ha out of the 43,500 ha of forested area in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau are facing extremely high risks of wildfire, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

IUCN workshop on wastewater tech solutions for Ha Long Bay boats
4/5/2019 10:51:21 PM (GMT+7)
IUCN held a workshop on technology and management solutions for wastewater treatment from tour boats and tourism activities in Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago on April 5 in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh.

Vu Quang National Park receives rare monkey
4/5/2019 3:19:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Vu Quang National Park yesterday received a nine- kilogram monkey with the scientific name of Macaca assamensis or Assam macaque from the Forest Management Board of Huong Son District in the north central province of Ha Tinh.

The problems of coal-fired thermal power in Vietnam
4/5/2019 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Environmental pollution, high consumption of coal, lack of solutions to coal-fired plant ash and slag, and a high number of Chinese EPC contractors at thermopower projects are all problems mentioned by Nguyen Ngoc Tran, a respected scientist.

Singapore seizes 13 tonnes of pangolin scales enroute to Vietnam
4/5/2019 8:19:37 AM (GMT+7)
 Singapore has seized 12.9 tonnes of pangolin scales found in a shipping container destined for Vietnam, the biggest seizure of its kind globally in five years, authorities said yesterday.

MoNRE rejects Hanoi pollution report
4/4/2019 4:46:00 PM (GMT+7)
Hanoi ranking as the second-worst polluted city in Southeast Asia was inaccurate, according to deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), Vo Tuan Nhan.

GAINS model to help alleviate air pollution in northern localities
4/5/2019 12:42:10 AM (GMT+7)
 The usage rights of greenhouse gas and air pollution interactions and synergies (GAINS) model has been transferred to the Departments of Natural Resources and Environment (DoNREs) of Hanoi, Bac Ninh, and Hung Yen. 

Vietnamese supermarkets start saying no to plastic bags
4/4/2019 1:58:29 PM (GMT+7)
Several supermarkets in Hanoi have started using banana leaves to wrap vegetables as a way to protect the environment.

Ly Son searches for water scarcity solutions
4/3/2019 2:54:24 PM (GMT+7)
 Residents in Ly Son Island, Quang Ngai Province, have expressed concern about the shortage of underground water as drought looms over the island as summer starts.

Waste treatment in rural areas plagued by overlapping management
4/4/2019 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Management over solid waste treatment is being undertaken by many state agencies.

No basis to affirm air pollution in Hanoi second highest in SA: official
4/3/2019 1:03:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Air pollution in Hanoi is real but there is no basis to say it is at the second highest level in Southeast Asia, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan claimed at a Government press conference in Hanoi on April 2.


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