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Update news pollution in Vietnam

Thousands of fish have suddenly died in Hanoi's Truc Bach Lake in the last few days.

Drought in Phu Yen destroys several hectares of forest

The prolonged severe drought has dried up thousands of hectares of protection forest in the southern coastal province of Phu Yen, causing many forest fires.

Sustainable water management a solution for drought

Chau Tran Vinh, deputy head of the Department of Water Resources Management talks about how to sustainably manage water resources while climate change has triggered drought and salinity intrusion for coastal plains.


Hasty planning plunges tourism spots under water

It may be unusual for hilly areas and islands surrounded by ocean to grapple with flooding, but historic floods last week in Phu Quoc Island and Da Lat, sent local people and tourists into a nightmare scenario.


Land erosion in the Mekong Delta must be carefully considered

Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent researcher on the ecosystem in the Mekong Delta talks to Nông thôn Ngày nay (Countryside Today) newspaper on the serious problem of land erosion in the region.

Ha Tinh: Mountainous town battles waste disposal headache

A town in the central province of Ha Tinh is struggling with waste disposal following the closure of a landfill, while local residents oppose a new dumping ground.

Fish die en masse in Hanoi lake

Mass fish deaths have occurred in recent days at a lake in Yen So Park in Hanoi's Hoang Mai District.

Workshop told how technology can help cope with natural disasters

Technology and science is key to coping with future natural disasters.

Forest school opens in Da Nang

Central Vietnam's first forest school has been launched in Son Tra Nature Reserve to provide an outdoor education site for school students in the central city of Da Nang.

Mekong Delta may face saline intrusion months earlier than normal

Saltwater is expected to severely intrude into the Mekong Delta during the remainder of the year, instead of in March or April next year, as normal, said the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.


Adoption of circular economy vital to solid waste settlement

Businesses which reuse materials are the lifeline of Vietnam’s environmental future, a workshop in Hanoi was told on Wednesday.

Men arrested over pine trees poisoning in an attempt to take over forestry land

Six suspected of poisoning large areas of pine trees in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Đồng have been arrested, Bao Lam District Police announced on Wednesday.

Wild monkeys changing eating habits in Da Nang peninsula

Wild monkeys have been flocking to tourist sites to seek food in Son Tra Peninsula in the central city of Da Nang which is posing dangers for both tourists and the animals themselves.

Hanoi debates measures to clean up To Lich River

The use of millions of cubic metres of water from the Red River to supply West Lake and clean the polluted To Lich River has been the cheapest and best way to clean the latter river so far.

HCM City seeks ways to recycle rubbish

HCM City authorities are seeking solutions to deal with the buried rubbish polluting the area.


Hundreds collect litter in Da Nang

Hundreds of volunteers, including local people and tourists, gathered rubbish in the central city of Danang’s Da Den area located on the Son Tra Peninsular.

Forest restoration set to conserve grey-shanked doucs in Quang Nam

Quang Nam is seeking solutions for the conservation of critically endangered primates living in a primary forest, while creating stable livelihoods for log farmers in Tam My Tay, home to 50 endangered grey-shanked douc langurs.


Japanese expert declares Hanoi river water treatment success

A Japanese expert was so confident about the Japanese bio-nanotechnology treatment in Hanoi’s polluted To Lich River that he took a swim.

3,000 tonnes of waste to be burned to create energy in Can Tho

About 3,000 tonnes of waste, which is supposed to be buried at Co Do District’s dumping sites in Can Tho City, will be burned to produce energy on a trial basis, according to local authorities.

Ca Mau continues struggling with dyke erosion

A section of a sea dyke in the southernmost province of Ca Mau’s western coast has been eroded due to high flood tides.