Vietnam strives hard in responding to climate change: official

Vietnam strives hard in responding to climate change: official

NDO/VNA – Vietnam has shown strong performance in building and implementing policy actions related to climate change it committed to development partners, stated Pham Van Tan, deputy head of the Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.  (6 hours ago)

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Pre-COP24 workshop discusses nationally determined contributions

  Oct 03, 2018 17:50:25
NDO/VNA –Vietnam needs a comprehensive approach to turn challenges into opportunities and promote effective cooperation between the relevant ministries and agencies in climate change response, heard a workshop in Hanoi on October 3. 

199th bear safe at Tam Dao bear sanctuary

  Sep 27, 2018 10:39:43
NDO – The animal protection organisation, Animals Asia Foundation, successfully rescued a black bear that had been living in captivity for almost 16 years in Lao Cai city, the capital of Lao Cai province in the North of Vietnam, on September 26. 

Promoting environmental auditing

  Sep 22, 2018 12:11:03
NDO – As the host country of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14), the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) proposed the congress theme of “Environmental Audit for Sustainable Development” and received a high consensus from all of the 46 members. It is quite justifiable as the environmental issue is currently the number one global challenge, requiring the joint efforts of all nations. 

Vietnam invited to G7 ministerial meeting on climate change in Canada

  Sep 18, 2018 20:58:34
NDO/VNA – Vietnam is one of the nine countries invited by Canada to attend the G7 Ministerial Meeting on Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy. 

Con Dao closely monitors sea turtle habitat

  Sep 06, 2018 16:23:36
NDO - As sea turtles on Con Dao Island off the coast of the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau enter the breeding season, the work of monitoring their activities has been stepped up around the species’ habitat in Con Dao National Park. 

Vietnam deems climate change adaptation mandatory for survival: official

  Aug 30, 2018 08:41:59
NDO/VNA – Vietnam is a country vulnerable to the effects of climate change and as such, it considers adaptation a mandatory requirement to survive, said an official of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).  

GMS countries implement ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

  Aug 30, 2018 08:33:33
NDO/VNA – The seventh ministerial meeting to coordinate the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries joining the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution took place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on August 29.  

Twenty-nine press works win natural resource and environment awards

  Aug 29, 2018 12:11:51
NDO – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) held a ceremony in Hanoi on August 28 to announce the winners of the fourth Press Awards on Natural Resources and Environment. 

Workshop discusses sustainable development of coastal ecosystems

  Aug 24, 2018 18:06:00
NDO – The National Coordination Committee for Mangroves for the Future (MFF) co-ordinated with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Vietnam to organise a workshop to share experience on improving the resilience of coastal ecosystems and communities.  

VND61 billion allocated to climate change response and green growth

  Aug 23, 2018 11:46:45
NDO – The Prime Minster has agreed to the allocation of VND61 billion, sourced from the State budget estimates for 2018, to ministries, ministerial-level agencies, and localities to cope with climate change and promote green growth. 

Short film launched to call for end to rhino horn trade

  Aug 22, 2018 17:16:35
NDO – The Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) launched a short film on August 22, calling for a joint effort to stop the rhino carnage in Africa and end the rhino horn trade. 

Vietnam renewable energy week gets underway

  Aug 21, 2018 17:43:24
NDO – The Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA) and the Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) held a ceremony on August 21 to open the Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2018. 

New stamp issued featuring animals at Kon Ka Kinh National Park

  Aug 18, 2018 17:48:57
NDO - The Ministry of Information and Communications on August 18 made public a postage stamp collection featuring special animals living at Kon Ka Kinh National Park in Gia Lai province. 

Bebinca makes landfall in Thanh Hoa, weakens to tropical depression

  Aug 17, 2018 10:13:27
NDO - Tropical Storm Bebinca has made landfall in Thanh Hoa province, weakening to a tropical depression and bringing heavy rain to provinces in the south of the Red River Delta and north-central Vietnam.