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Mekong Delta faces severe climate risksicon

Mekong Delta faces severe climate risks

Nguyen Huu Thien, talks to the newspaper Thanh Niên (Young People) on the eco-system in the Mekong Delta and threats from climate change.

 
Public-private interplay to cut plasticsicon

Public-private interplay to cut plastics

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
21/06/2019

Plastic waste is one of the most pressing environmental issues in Vietnam, encouraging the public and private sectors to join forces to address the issue.

Hundreds of smuggled Red lory parrots found at Noi Bai Airporticon

Hundreds of smuggled Red lory parrots found at Noi Bai Airport

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
21/06/2019

More than 300 red lory parrots – an endangered bird found only in Indonesia – were suspected to have been imported to Viet Nam illegally earlier this week.

International cooperation needed to protect environmenticon

International cooperation needed to protect environment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
20/06/2019

International collaboration is essential to protect the environment, particularly when economic development, changes in structure of the society, air and plastic waste pollution are exerting pressure on Vietnam.

Mekong Delta to be urged to apply technologies to adapt to climate changesicon

Mekong Delta to be urged to apply technologies to adapt to climate changes

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
19/06/2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has created many technological achievements to help people conquer nature, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said yesterday.

Kids’ environmental club in Da Nangicon

Kids’ environmental club in Da Nang

VIDEO
19/06/2019

Educating kids on environmental protection is very important, as it will shape their perspective and attitude when they grow up. An environment club for kids in Da Nang City is doing this job just right.

Mass fish deaths found at Da Nang lakesicon

Mass fish deaths found at Da Nang lakes

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
19/06/2019

Up to five tonnes of dead fish have been been collected at two lakes in the central city of Da Nang.

VN company wins two prizes at FuturArc Green Leadership awardsicon

VN company wins two prizes at FuturArc Green Leadership awards

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
19/06/2019

VTN Architects, run by popular architect Vo Trong Nghia, has just won two prizes in the Commercial and Residential – Individual Houses categories at FuturArc Green Leadership 2019.

Bac Kan to prosecute deforestation culpritsicon

Bac Kan to prosecute deforestation culprits

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
19/06/2019

Police in Bach Thong District, Bac Kan Province have reported that they are rushing to file prosecution documents against people involved in recent incidents of illegal deforestation.

Taiwanese green technology proposed for Hanoi’s largest landfillicon

Taiwanese green technology proposed for Hanoi’s largest landfill

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
18/06/2019

Hanoi is building a garbage-to-energy incinerator with a capacity of handling 4,000 tons of waste per day, which is expected to be put into operation by 2021.

Climate change: Quang Binh faces severe droughticon

Climate change: Quang Binh faces severe drought

PHOTOS
17/06/2019

In Quang Binh province, dozens of local reservoirs are running out of water which puts the summer-fall rice crop of 2018-2019 at risk.

Cajuput tree trellises used to grow pepper in Kien Giangicon

Cajuput tree trellises used to grow pepper in Kien Giang

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
17/06/2019

Farmers in Kien Giang Province’s Go Quao District are using environmentally-friendly cajuput trees as trellises instead of concrete or wooden pillars to grow pepper plants.

Young students design made-in-Da Nang trash collectoricon

Young students design made-in-Da Nang trash collector

FEATURE
17/06/2019

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.

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.