Contest launched to encourage youth involvement in environmental protection

Contest launched to encourage youth involvement in environmental protection

NDO – The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union launched a photo contest entitled ‘Challenge For Change’ on March 18, targeting youth union members and youngsters nationwide with a first prize worth up to VND10 million. (Mar 19, 2019 11:33:01)

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Nominations launched for Outstanding Service in Wildlife Protection Awards

  Mar 06, 2019 17:29:00
NDO – Nominations for the third Outstanding Service in Wildlife Protection Awards 2019 were launched on March 6 by the Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV), seeking outstanding representatives from law enforcement agencies, courts, procuracies and other units that have made outstanding contributions to wildlife protection in Vietnam. 

Vietnam to observe World Water Day on March 22

  Mar 06, 2019 10:56:40
NDO – Various activities will be held from March 22 to 25 in Vietnam to respond to World Water Day, which falls on March 22 this year, under the theme “Leaving no one behind.” 

Vietnam to switch off lights in response to 2019 Earth Hour

  Mar 04, 2019 17:21:20
NDO/VNA - Vietnam will turn off lights from 20:30 - 21:30 on March 30 to respond to Earth Hour this year. 

Vietnam wins first prize at photo contest on weather

  Mar 02, 2019 10:59:36
NDO – The photo, named "The house in the storm" of the Vietnam's meteorological and hydrological agency has won the first prize at a photo contest on weather and the climate. 

Vietnam actively implements IOC’s initiatives on marine spatial planning

  Feb 18, 2019 16:32:39
NDO – As an active and responsible member of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC), Vietnam has proactively implemented the IOC’s initiatives on marine spatial planning through many forms, such as organising the translation and dissemination of UNESCO’s documents and guidance, and participating in UNESCO-organised training and capacity building classes. 

Dioxin detoxification at Bien Hoa airport inspected

  Feb 16, 2019 11:34:42
NDO/VNA – Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich inspected the dioxin detoxification work at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai on February 15. 

National week for disaster prevention and control to be launched

  Feb 16, 2019 11:30:57
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to designate May 15-25 as the national week for natural disaster prevention and control. 

Over 500 wildlife rescued in 2018: report

  Feb 12, 2019 10:40:31
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). 

Vietnam joins call for UNSC’s action to deal with climate change

  Jan 26, 2019 18:45:24
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has joined countries’ call for UN agencies, including the UN Security Council, to coordinate and help countries and regional organisations in dealing with climate change at an open debate of the UN Security Council on January 25. 

Contest offers US$1 million for green startup ideas

  Jan 23, 2019 17:24:21
NDO – Organisations and individuals with excellent ideas to help Vietnam cope with climate change challenges will have the opportunity to fully access incubation services, the commercialisation of technology and business development, with a maximum funding of US$75,000 per project. 

More than 1,300 flood-proof houses to be built to boost Vietnam’s climate resilience

  Jan 18, 2019 11:06:03
NDO – More than 1,300 flood-proof houses will be built and around 1,300 hectares of mangrove forests will be planted and restored in 2019 under a project funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF). 

Hanoi prioritises Japanese technology in waste treatment projects

  Jan 11, 2019 11:56:45
NDO/VNA – Hanoi will prioritise the use of Japanese technology in waste treatment projects in the future, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at a reception for Japanese Vice Minister of the Environment Takaaki Katsumata in Hanoi on January 10. 

Vietnam, Japan cooperate in environmental technologies

  Jan 10, 2019 22:06:05
NDO/VNA - Vietnamese and Japanese businesses presented air pollution control technologies and technological applications for waste and waste water management at a workshop in Hanoi on January 10. 

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.