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Floods, loss of biodiversity, sea level rise remain top concerns in Southeast Asia: Surveyicon

Floods, loss of biodiversity, sea level rise remain top concerns in Southeast Asia: Survey

Floods, loss of biodiversity and sea level rise are the top three perceived climate change impacts in Southeast Asia, according to a climate survey on regional people's attitudes and perceptions conducted by the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS).

 
Storks preserved in Bac Ninhicon

Storks preserved in Bac Ninh

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/07/2020

Located in Dong Tien commune, Yen Phong district, in the northern province of Bac Ninh, the Dong Xuyen stork garden is home to tens of thousands of storks. 

OECM – new opportunity for biodiversity protectionicon

OECM – new opportunity for biodiversity protection

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/07/2020

The recognition of OECMs (other effective area-based conservation measures) as a complementary approach to efforts to establish official reserves gives Vietnam an opportunity to expand and link the nation’s conservation networks.

Central Highlands targets 49.2 percent in forest coverage in 2030icon

Central Highlands targets 49.2 percent in forest coverage in 2030

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/06/2020

The Central Highlands region aims to raise its forest coverage to 49.2 percent, and forest area to 2.72 million hectares by 2030.

Organisation calls for end to commercial farming of endangered wildlifeicon

Organisation calls for end to commercial farming of endangered wildlife

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/06/2020

The Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has appealed for an end to commercial farming of endangered wildlife, in an attempt to conserve biodiversity on the occasion of the World Environment Day 2020 (June 5).

In Vietnam, stopping biodiversity degradation a challenging taskicon

In Vietnam, stopping biodiversity degradation a challenging task

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/05/2020

Dr Nguyen Ngoc Lung, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification, explains that biodiversity degradation can be seen in three forms - biodiversity of ecosystems; of species; and genetic biodiversity.

Biodiversity needs proper protection measuresicon

Biodiversity needs proper protection measures

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/05/2020

Vietnam’s biodiversity is facing many challenges, especially in the context of global climate change.

Biodiversity remains well-protected in Vu Quang National Parkicon

Biodiversity remains well-protected in Vu Quang National Park

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/11/2019

With high biodiversity and outstanding historical and cultural values, Vu Quang National Park in Ha Tinh province is not only a multi-purpose conservation area but also has the potential to develop sustainable eco-tourism.

ASEAN ministers agree on prioritised actions for environmental sustainabilityicon

ASEAN ministers agree on prioritised actions for environmental sustainability

POLITICS
10/10/2019

The 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (AMME 15) and related meetings concluded in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on October 9 and released a joint statement.

Programme to promote conservation of endangered sea turtlesicon

Programme to promote conservation of endangered sea turtles

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/09/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a programme for conserving endangered sea turtle species of Vietnam until 2025, with a vision to 2030.

Biodiversity declining in Vietnam's central coastal areasicon

Biodiversity declining in Vietnam's central coastal areas

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/09/2019

Because of pollution, climate change and overexploitation, marine biodiversity in the central region is declining.