Rapid urbanization worsening environmental dangers in VN
10/16/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
ADB said urbanization in Vietnam has been proceeding very quickly, as seen in the expansion of the administrative boundary of Hanoi and HCM City, where formerly agricultural land is now being used for industrial, trade and service activities.

Vietnam seeks technologies to turn waste into resources
10/15/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - More than 77 percent of solid waste in Vietnam is buried, while 80 percent of landfills are unhygienic. 

Cham Islands threatened by careless tourism
10/15/2018 4:39:25 PM (GMT+7)
 Local authorities and experts raised warnings about unsustainable tourism during a conference about Cham Islands conservation and sustainable development held in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, on October 12.

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystems
10/15/2018 3:06:17 PM (GMT+7)
A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten 

Nationwide campaign launched to combat plastic pollution
10/14/2018 11:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a campaign on October 12, calling for joint efforts in plastic waste prevention nationwide, in response to the 2018 “Make the world cleaner” campaign.

Hanoi’s young volunteers inspire eco-brick making
10/13/2018 8:06:00 AM (GMT+7)
 A group of young people from Hanoi have been travelling around the country, exchanging books for plastic waste to make eco-bricks, as they want to join the global efforts to reduce plastic waste.

Hydropower, irrigation reservoirs in Central Highlands damaging environment
10/12/2018 7:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
Many hydropower plants and irrigation reservoirs have been built in the Central Highlands to take full advantage of the mountainous terrain, but they now have had a big impact on the environment, forest and soil.

Central coast in long-term erosion battle
10/12/2018 3:25:13 PM (GMT+7)
 The negative effects of climate change and rising sea levels along the central coastal provinces of Vietnam requires the efforts of both local authorities and businesses in minimising losses.

UN climate change report launched in Vietnam
10/12/2018 10:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A landmark UN report on the impacts of global warming was shared in Vietnam on Wednesday.

Binh Phuoc reforestation investigation
10/11/2018 9:09:13 PM (GMT+7)
 Authorities in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have requested an urgent investigation into a serious illegal logging in the locality.

Titanium miners in Binh Thuan ignore safety measures
10/11/2018 7:21:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Four small-scale titanium processing projects in Binh Thuan have caused serious damage to the land.

Danang combats pollution at largest dumpsite
10/11/2018 11:17:24 AM (GMT+7)
 The Danang government has taken multiple steps to tackle the severe pollution at the Khanh Son landfill, the largest in the city, according to the municipal Department of Information and Communications.