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Smoke from factory affects locals’ health

VietNamNet Bridge – Local authorities from Hong Bang District, Hai Phong City will temporarily cut the electric supply to Viet Nam-Japan Steel Corporation if the company does not deal with the environmental incident that occurred on Saturday, affecting the health of teachers and students in a nearby secondary school. Two teachers and 18 students of ... Read More »

Water sources for energy development decline in quality, quantity

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s water resource security is facing challenges at a time of climate change. Vietnam water resource security is facing challenges According to the 2011-2015 national report on the environment, Vietnam has average rainfall of 1,900-2,000 mm a year. It has 2,360 rivers which are 10 kilometers or more in length, including 109 main rivers. The total annual ... Read More »

Cu Lao Cham builds new environment & conservation brand

VietNamNet Bridge – After Cu Lao Cham (Chan Island) was recognized by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve, ecotourism in the area developed rapidly.  Rock crabs are now under community protection 2006 witnessed strong changes in marine conservation in Cu Lao Cham with the approval of a zoning plan to protect, exploit and develop ecotourism, along with the establishment of ... Read More »

Lam Dong pine forest Tarzans

Many men in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong make money by picking up pine cones for sales. For this kind of the dangerous job, they are often nicknamed Tarzan after the famous literary and film character.     Many men in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong make money by picking up pine cones for sales This is ... Read More »

Air pollution at alarming rate in HCM City

Smog that has appeared frequently in Ho Chi Minh City, with the most recent recorded on January 3 morning, shows that local air pollution is now at an alarming level, an expert has said. Frequent smog in HCM City shows that local air pollution is now at an alarming level The warning was made by Ho Quoc Bang, head of ... Read More »

Top 10 natural resources and environmental events in 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has announced the top 10 events of the sector in 2017 as follow: The first conference on sustainable and climate-resilient development of the Mekong Delta was held in Can Tho city on September 26-27 with the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Photo VNA) 1. The first conference on sustainable and climate-resilient ... Read More »

Ben Tre faces serious coast erosion

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre’s Con Bung area in Thanh Hai commune, Thanh Phu district has suffered from serious erosion that causes heavy land loss and seriously affects the living conditions and production of locals.  Coast erosion threats many shrimp farm in Ben Tre (Source: http://biengioibienbentre.vn) Dao Cong Thuong, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thanh Phu district ... Read More »

The most significant environmental protection events in 2017

VietNamNet Bridge – This annual selection was compiled by Tin Moi Truong, a member of the Vietnam Association for Nature and Environmental Protection, and journalists. 1. Pham Binh of Huong Son district in the central province of Ha Tinh in February caught a rare green frog in San Duong Forest in Truong Son Mountains. The green frog, or Rhacophorus maximus, ... Read More »

Fish die en mass in Quang Ngai

In the last few days, a large amount of fish died en mass along the Phu River in Tu Nghia District, the central province of Quang Ngai. Fish die en mass along the Phu River in the central province of Quang Ngai. – Photo vov.vn The dead fish, lying along more than 3km of the river, left a bad smell ... Read More »