Da Nang: More than 1,300 red-shanked doucs live in Son Tra

Da Nang: More than 1,300 red-shanked doucs live in Son Tra

NDO – There are about 1,335 red-shanked doucs (Pygathrix nemaeus) and 237 troops living on the Son Tra Peninsula in Da Nang City, figures that are much higher than data indicated in previous reports. (May 23, 2017)


NA Chair calls for responsible action in protecting green planet

  May 11, 2017
NDO – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called for strengthened solidarity and responsible joint action to ensure a green planet for future generations, which was set as a sustainable development goal at a working session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in September, 2015. 

Eco-products international fair opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  May 11, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Eco-products International Fair (EPIF), themed ‘Green technology and products – Action for the future’, officially opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on May 11. 

VNPT presents two smart weather stations to Quang Binh province

  May 10, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), on May 9, presented two smart weather stations to the Quang Binh provincial People’s Committee to assist the central locality in preventing natural disasters. 

Heavy rains and tornadoes cause serious damages in localities

  May 10, 2017
NDO – Heavy rains and tornadoes in Nghe An, Lao Cai, and Binh Phuoc provinces in recent days have caused serious damage to property and destruction of crops. 

Largest pangolin population released into wild

  May 08, 2017
NDO—Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW), a national NGO aimed at implementing effective solutions to secure a future for Vietnamese wildlife, in collaboration with Cuc Phuong National Park has recently released 53 Javan pangolins (Manis javanica) into the wild. 

Severe warnings issued for high-risk of forest fires in many localities

  May 07, 2017
NDO – The Forest Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued warnings for high risk of forest fires in several locales in the northern and central regions, due to hot and dry weather. 

Hanoi launches environmental sanitation campaign

  May 06, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Health Department of Hanoi on June 6 launched a campaign to clean the environment in response to ASEAN Dengue Day (June 15). 

Cuc Phuong National Park: A shelter for wild animals

  May 05, 2017
NDO—Vu Lam, a reporter from the Thoi Nay (Today) publication of Nhan Dan (The People) Newspaper, shared his journey with his friend to hand over two wild macaques to the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre (EPRC) in Ninh Binh Province. 

Vietnam strives to raise forest coverage to 45%

  May 05, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 4 announced the National REDD+ Action Programme, which aims to increase forest coverage to 45% of national territory and contribute to an 8% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. 

US Ambassador shares experiences in cleaning the air without affecting economy

  May 05, 2017
NDO - In celebration of the United States Air Quality Awareness Week May 1-5, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius wrote an article about air quality, in which he shared the US experiences in purifying the air without affecting the economy. We would like to introduce Ambassador Osius’s article. 

Work begins on Dam Nai wind farm in Ninh Thuan province

  Apr 28, 2017
NDO - Construction work has started on the Dam Nai wind farm, a joint project between Vietnam’s TSV and Singapore’s The Blue Circle, in the south central province of Ninh Thuan. 

Japan to provide Vietnam with clean coal tech

  Apr 26, 2017
NDO/VNA - Japan’s coal enterprises are ready to transfer clean coal technology to Vietnam’s firms to reduce emissions and enhance efficiency in the electricity sector, said Noboru Aoki, head of the environment division at New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation. 

National clean water week launched in Ha Noi

  Apr 26, 2017
NDO - The national week on rural clean water and environmental hygiene was launched on April 25 in Dong Phuong Yen commune, Chuong My district, Hanoi by the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD). 

New Zealand-funded project helps ensure dam safety

  Apr 25, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on April 24 launched a project to ensure the safety of dams in Vietnam, which is funded by the Government of New Zealand.