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Action month on environment to be launched

An action month on environmental protection will be launched in June under the theme “Resolving pollution caused by plastic and nylon” as part of activities to mark World Environment Day on June 5.  An action month for the environment will be launched next month with the theme “Resolving pollution caused by plastic and nylon”. (Photo: ... Read More »

Additional 40,720 hectares of forest planted in northern region

The northern localities have so far this year planted 40,720 hectares of forest, declining 6.1 percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The northern localities have so far this year planted 40,720 hectares of forest. Rapid tree planting has been seen in the north central region with 12,051 hectares, up 26.3 percent and the Red Delta ... Read More »

Danang beach pollution needs coping solutions

Danang should adopt solutions to deal with pollution at beaches, which is caused by trash and untreated wastewater. A beach is lined by restaurants and hotels in Danang City. Many restaurants and hotels discharge untreated wastewater into the sea Many tourists are not aware of environmental protection, said Andrew J. Smith who is living in Danang. Local residents litter garbage, ... Read More »

Hau Giang: 65-ha reservoir to be built in response to climate change

A 65-hectare freshwater reservoir with a designed capacity of 4.5 million cubic metres will be built in Vinh Tuong commune, Vi Thuy district, the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang in response to climate change. The project will be carried out in two phases with a total investment of 395 billion VND (17.38 million USD). The first phase will be ... Read More »

Another 3.3 tonnes of pangolin scales seized in HCM City

The customs office at Saigon Port under the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department on May 3 seized an additional 3.3 tonnes of pangolin scales illegally imported from Africa. The 3.3 tonnes of pangolin scales were found to be hiden in bags and covered by cashew nut bags The container was declared by Tan Vinh Thinh Trade Co. Ltd to ... Read More »

People’s reports help rescue wildlife animals

Timely reports made by people have helped rescue many wildlife animals, said Director of Education for Nature Vietnam Bui Thi Ha on May 3. A langur is rescued from a construction site in central Quang Binh province by the local police on May 2. (Photo: Education for Nature Vietnam) She hoped that the centre’s hotline number 1800-1522 will continue receiving ... Read More »

HCM City noise pollution strikes wrong note

VietNamNet Bridge – Noise pollution is worsening in HCM City, posing health risks and contributing to social disorder. A street crowded with vehicles in HCM City. Experts blamed the excessive noise in HCM City on urban activities including the sounds from the vehicles’ engines, drivers’ honking and construction works.— VNA/VNS Photo An Hieu Measurements taken by the HCM City University ... Read More »

Mui Ne beaches face serious erosion

Mui Ne is losing its beautiful beaches to serious erosion which is damaging seaside resorts while local authorities have yet to find a solution. The beach resort town in the southern province of Binh Thuan is now deserted as many tourists have decided to leave or not to come after seeing the situation.  According to several resorts in the area, ... Read More »

HCM City uses high-tech to treat hazardous waste

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City is now treating hazardous medical and industrial waste by high-tech methods at two plants, but by 2020 the city will need additional plant capacity as well as more private investment when public funding runs out.   Hazardous medical and industrial waste is brought to the HCM City Urban Environment Company Limited’s treatment plant in Hoc Mon ... Read More »

Central province to launch urgent protection of endangered langurs

VietNamNet Bridge – The central province, in co-operation with the Centre of Biodiversity Conservation, GreenViet, began an urgent conservation project for two herds of gray-shanked douc langurs (pygathrix cinerea) in a forest of Nui Thanh District’s Tam Mu Tay Commune. Gray-shanked douc langurs (pygathrix cinerea) pictured in a forest in central Vietnam. Quang Nam Province started an urgent programme to ... Read More »