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Update news pollution in Vietnam

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

Nine companies launch Packaging Recycling Organisation Vietnam

Nine leading companies in the consumer goods and packaging industries joined hands to launch the coalition Packaging Recycling Organization Vietnam in HCM City on June 21.

HCM City connects biodegradable production enterprises with food enterprises

The HCM City Department of Industry and Trade has established linkages between 32 biodegradable plastic bag production enterprises and food enterprises.

Public-private interplay to cut plastics

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 Airport

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 environment

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.

Agricultural production poses environmental risk for Vietnam: expert

The growth of agricultural production in recent years comes at higher environmental costs, an expert told a conference in HCMC today, June 18.

 

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

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 Nang

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 lakes

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 awards

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 culprits

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 landfill

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 drought

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 Giang

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.

Rampant underground water usage blamed for HCM City subsidence

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 collector

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!

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 water

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: Minister

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.