For the past 20 years, 37-year-old Nguyen Ba Hoi has been working hard to mobilize people to join hands to protect the environment.
Vietnam discharges about 1.8 million tons of plastic waste each year. It is one of 20 countries with the largest amount of plastic waste in the world.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is working to revise a set of indicators evaluating the outcomes of environmental protection in line with the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 that became effective from January 1.
The environment is suffering great pressure from socio-economic activities with an increase in environmental pollution both in quantity and scale, calling for more effective solutions to handle the issue.
Vietnam needs to carry out practical measures to manage and reduce marine plastic waste to ensure sustainable development of the fishery industry, according to experts at a workshop held in Hanoi on Wednesday.
The natural world, wildlife and environmental protection are the themes of a video featuring Vietnamese performers on YouTube.
Predictions on the intensity and impacts of environmental issues on various aspects of the socio-economy must be highlighted in the draft documents submitted to the 13th Party Congress,
Vietnam aims to utilise energy saving and environmental protection by reducing total heat consumption by 2.86 per cent and total power consumption by 8.77 per cent by 2025, and 14 and 9.68 per cent by 2030 compared to figures from 2015 to 2018.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Electricity of Vietnam to review recent hikes in household electricity bill, stressing that mistakes that affect people’s rights must be avoided and violations, if any, must be strictly handled.
The Government has issued a new decree on environmental protection fees for industrial wastewater treatment that will replace Decree 154 in 2016.
Hanoi will complete a system of 81 air quality monitoring stations by the end of this year, said Director of the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Trong Dong on February 5.