Over 500 wildlife rescued in 2018: report

Over 500 wildlife rescued in 2018: report

NDO – Roughly 521 wildlife were rescued nationwide in 2018, thanks to timely notification from local people, as well as the quick and drastic actions of the relevant authorities in arresting violators and confiscating exhibits, reported the Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV). (Feb 12, 2019 10:40:31)

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Limiting plastic waste and nylon bags

  Jan 07, 2019 13:32:57
NDO – The harm of plastics and nylon bags to the environment and human health is very significant. Therefore, the limitation of waste from plastics and nylon bags is an urgent requirement not only in Vietnam, but also in countries around the world. 

Top 10 outstanding natural resource and environment events of Vietnam in 2018

  Jan 03, 2019 18:02:01
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has signed Decision No. 3948/QD-BTNMT announcing the top 10 outstanding events of the sector in 2018, as follows: 

Photo contest raises awareness of environmental protection

  Dec 27, 2018 18:15:00
NDO/VNA – The Centre of Hands-on Action and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) is joining hands with the 350.org, a non-profit organisation, in organizing a photography contest titled “Portray Air, Expose Pollution”.  

Vietnam conducts tsunami warning exercise

  Dec 26, 2018 18:15:34
NDO – The standing office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the Institute of Geophysics, conducted an exercise on the operational mechanism of disaster warning systems in case of a tsunami, in Hanoi on December 26. 

1,000 people join Vietnam Clean Air Days 2018

  Dec 22, 2018 17:22:13
NDO – More than one thousand people participated in the Vietnam Clean Air Days 2018 in Hanoi from December 22-23. 

Tra Vinh works to improve climate change response

  Dec 19, 2018 11:40:30
NDO/VNA – A conference to review and share effective models on livelihood and climate change response for the poor and ethnic minority groups in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh was held in the province on December 18. 

Tay Ninh: 50kg sun bear rescued after 15 years in captive

  Dec 11, 2018 11:08:45
NDO – A 50kg sun bear was rescued in Tan Bien district in the southern province of Tay Ninh on December 10, after almost 15 years being kept in her cage, announced the Animals Asia. 

Workshop looks to build action plan on marine plastic waste management

  Dec 10, 2018 17:57:46
NDO/VNA – The first international consultation workshop on building a national action plan on marine plastic debris management was jointly held in Hanoi on December 10, by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam. 

“Run 4 Tigers” draws over 750 runners

  Dec 10, 2018 11:10:57
NDO – Over 750 runners from 31 countries and territories joined a running event held in the Ciputra urban area, in Hanoi's Bac Tu Liem district, on December 9, showing strong support for efforts to preserve tigers from the risk of extinction. 

Programme raises awareness of efforts for ‘green’ purposes

  Dec 09, 2018 15:07:18
NDO – The Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) and the Vietnam Environment Administration jointly launched a programme, entitled “For the national green environment”, in Hanoi on December 8 aiming to raise public awareness of acting for ‘green’ purposes. 

Waste-to-energy plant inaugurated in Can Tho

  Dec 08, 2018 17:06:57
NDO - A ceremony was held in Can Tho on December 8 to inaugurate a waste-to-energy plant, which is expected to help the centrally-governed city deal with pollution from household waste. 

Ho Chi Minh City to build 6 underground reservoirs to control floods

  Dec 08, 2018 17:02:13
NDO - The Ho Chi Minh City government will commence a project to build six underground water reservoirs and one ground reservoir in January 2019 as part of its flood control efforts.  

Environmental protection required to become cultural feature: Deputy PM

  Dec 07, 2018 11:52:26
NDO – At a meeting with delegations of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) on December 6, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highlighted that environmental protection should become a cultural feature.  

Exhibition calls for behaviour change to protect environment

  Dec 01, 2018 17:42:27
NDO – A photo exhibition titled ‘Our Grandparents at a time when there were no plastic bottles and nylon bags’ opened in Hanoi on November 30, with the call for behavioural change to protect the environment.