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Endangered sea turtle found in fishing neticon

Endangered sea turtle found in fishing net

An endangered sea turtle was found in a fishing net in Mỹ Xuyên District in the southern Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on Saturday.

 
Rampant underground water usage blamed for HCM City subsidenceicon

Rampant underground water usage blamed for HCM City subsidence

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
20 hours ago

HCM City has called on residents to stop using underground water and seal the wells due to serious subsidence in the city.

Young students design made-in-Da Nang trash collectoricon

Young students design made-in-Da Nang trash collector

FEATURE
22 hours ago

The trio – Vo Anh Khoa, Tran Van Nhat and Truong Van Binh – who were studying at the college’s ship engineering faculty, came up with the idea to help workers deal with pollution.

Photo exhibition ‘Save our seas’: Only action brings changes!icon

Photo exhibition ‘Save our seas’: Only action brings changes!

FEATURE
16/06/2019

Vietnam is listed among the five worst polluters of ocean plastic waste, discharging between 280,000 and 730,000 tons of plastic waste every year into the ocean, according to the United Nations. 

Experts suggest Hanoi clean dying river with Red river’s watericon

Experts suggest Hanoi clean dying river with Red river’s water

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
16/06/2019

It is worth pondering the dissolution of To Lich water with the Red river’s water because the To Lich river is facing the risk of becoming a dead river when it received little amount of water in the dry season.

Water shortage is threatening throughout Vietnam: Ministericon

Water shortage is threatening throughout Vietnam: Minister

FEATURE
16/06/2019

Vietnam`s population growth and rapid economic development drive up its people`s demand for water, which puts water resource at risk of being depleted, posing a big threat to sustainable development.

Mud dumping off Quy Nhon coast proposedicon

Mud dumping off Quy Nhon coast proposed

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
15/06/2019

Vietnam Maritime Administration (Vinamarine) is seeking authorities of the central province of Binh Dinh for dumping 300,000 cubic metres of mud off the coast of Quy Nhon City.

Hanoi struggles to tackle illegal sand miningicon

Hanoi struggles to tackle illegal sand mining

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
15/06/2019

Hanoi is planning to take control of illegal sand mining that is threatening the stability of agricultural production and the environment in and around the city.

Cleaner production helps reduce production costs: expertsicon

Cleaner production helps reduce production costs: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
15/06/2019

The adoption of resource efficiency and cleaner production (RECP) options has helped enterprises increase revenue, reduce production costs while mitigating the overall environmental impact of the industrial zones, experts said.

Pollution affects southern HCMC residentsicon

Pollution affects southern HCMC residents

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
14/06/2019

Residents in the south of HCMC, including districts 7, 8, Nha Be and Binh Chanh, have complained of a terrible odor from a nearby dumpsite, particularly at night and on rainy days.

Over 7.4 tonnes of ivory, pangolin scales seized in Hai Phongicon

Over 7.4 tonnes of ivory, pangolin scales seized in Hai Phong

SOCIETY
14/06/2019

Customs and police officers in the northern city of Hai Phong have discovered 3,446 kg of ivory and 3,977 kg of pangolin scales hidden inside a container.

Man arrested over Lam Dong deforestation caseicon

Man arrested over Lam Dong deforestation case

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
14/06/2019

Lam Dong police have just arrested another accomplice in a group of men who are accused of destroying over 10 hectares of forest.

Plan to publically shame litterers proposed in Hanoiicon

Plan to publically shame litterers proposed in Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
14/06/2019

The Hanoi Urban Environment Company has proposed publicising photos of people who litter around the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake.

Vietnam's largest island Phu Quoc struggles to search for new dumping siteicon

Vietnam's largest island Phu Quoc struggles to search for new dumping site

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
14/06/2019

Authorities in Phu Quoc Island are finding new dumping sites for the increasing amount of waste produced.

Vietnam works toward no plastic waste communityicon

Vietnam works toward no plastic waste community

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
14/06/2019

Vietnam has started a series of measures to reduce plastic waste, it was reported at a talks on the environment and plastic waste in Ho Chi Minh City on June 13.

Advanced technologies needed to deal with waste problems in Vietnamicon

Advanced technologies needed to deal with waste problems in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
13/06/2019

Selecting a waste treatment model suitable for Viet Nam's development conditions remains a challenge for local authorities, a government official said on June 12 at a seminar in HCM City.

Doctors warn about disease outbreaks as heat wave continues in Vietnamicon

Doctors warn about disease outbreaks as heat wave continues in Vietnam

SOCIETY
12/06/2019

Doctors have warned of potential disease outbreaks during the on-going heat wave in the northern and central region.

Fisherman refuses cash and releases rare turtle into the oceanicon

Fisherman refuses cash and releases rare turtle into the ocean

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
11/06/2019

A fisherman in central Nghe An Province has released a rare turtle back into the ocean despite being offered a large sum of money to sell the animal.