NDO/VNA – Hanoi will roll out action programmes and plans to improve the air quality in the city based on the outcomes of a French-funded air quality assessment project, stated a municipal leader. (Oct 18, 2017)
NDO – Scientific Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh, former Director of the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (IEBR), is one of the 10 individuals to receive the 2017 ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Award. He has donated US$2,000 of his US$5,000 prize money to the operational fund of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) and used another US$1,000 to finance the IEBR’s study encouragement foundation.
NDO/ VNA – A conference was held in Hanoi on September 27 to collect final ideas to complete the Emissions Reductions Program Document (ER-PD) in the northern central region before it is sent to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) in late November and is subsequently defended at the Carbon Fund’s meeting in December.
NDO/VNA – Nearly 100,000 of Asian openbill storks, which are listed as an especially rare species in Vietnam’s Red Book, have been nesting at the Gao Giong Ecotourism Site in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, said Huynh Thanh Hien, head of the site’s management board.
NDO/VNA – Bao Chau Private Enterprise, a forest manager in central Phu Yen province, joined the Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN), on September 13, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative linking more than 300 companies worldwide that are committed to responsible forestry.
NDO - Bao Chau Private Enterprise, the first forest management company in Phu Yen province was official admitted to the Global Forest & Trade Network, an initiative founded by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
NDO/VNA - Torrential rains are forecast to continue plaguing the northern region following the flooding in Ha Giang, Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang provinces over the past few days, affecting people’s lives and blocking traffic for hours.
NDO – Relevant partners from Hanoi and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have reached a deal on cooperating in a project to recover buried gas at the Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex in the suburban Soc Son district in Hanoi.
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Administration of Forestry in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the establishment of an elephant sanctuary in central Quang Nam province on September 7.
NDO – The Prime Minister has approved investment for a project to build a marine environmental monitoring and warning system in four central provinces, to be managed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the People's Committees of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with the relevant ministries, branches and agencies on September 5 to direct the meticulous preparations for an upcoming conference that seeks to shape a sustainable development transformation model for the Mekong Delta to adapt to climate change.
NDO – Various breeds were released into the maritime environment in Thua Thien-Hue province on August 31, aimed at restoring the aquatic resources and rehabilitating the fisheries sector for the four central provinces affected by the Formosa maritime environmental incident last year.
NDO – The Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI), under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Coast Guard signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC), in Hanoi on August 28, in regards to the field of controlling sea pollution.