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The People’s Committee of Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa on May 12 released 600,000 aquatic breeds on Nha Trang Bay.
Boasting some of the best beaches in Vietnam, Nha Trang, Danang and Phu Quoc are now under threat of pollution from wastewater following fast tourism growth.
Hanoi residents have been pleasantly surprised with some good environmental news, as a polluted river has been cleaned up.
Vietnam needs to adjust the Support Program to Respond to Climate Change (SP-RCC) to better suit the current situation, Dr. Michael Parsons, policy adviser of Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said.
Many people in the central province of Quang Ngai have opposed a local industrial park, blaming it for causing severe pollution.
More than 600 nationwide supermarkets and convenience stores of the Saigon Union of Trading Cooperatives (Saigon Co.op) have taken the leap to remove all plastic straws from their shelves this month.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked authorities in the four central provinces affected by the Formosa disaster in 2016 to use the compensation to develop fisheries and environmental projects.
Many people continue to swim at a rubbish-strewn man-made beach in the northern province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long City.
The coastal area of Go Cong Dong, a major agricultural hub in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, has taken effective measures against drought and saltwater intrusion into rivers this year.
The Ministry of Finance has proposed increasing fees for wastewater discharged by carwashes, hotels and restaurants.
The Nature Education Centre recently announced the findings of a programme on the assessment of the spread of wildlife violations in 42 districts of nine provinces and cities with the involvement of 12,840 trading establishments.
Seventeen bears – which used to be kept in captivity and illegally traded to harvest their bile - are living in a bear conservation centre in the northern province of Ninh Binh.
Solar power has been categorized one of the main sources to fuel Vietnam`s economy in the future.