GEF 6 side event calls for joining hands to protect the oceans

GEF 6 side event calls for joining hands to protect the oceans

NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) organised a programme titled “Joining hands to protect the ocean” in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 26 in response to one of the themes of the 6th Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) which is taking place in Da Nang. (Jun 26, 2018 17:38:39)


More Asian black bears in captivity in Lam Dong released

  Jun 13, 2018 11:21:23
NDO/VNA – Authorities have consecutively rescued two Asian black bears in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong within a week, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV). 

VN welcomes environmentally friendly waste treatment technologies

  Jun 11, 2018 21:53:18
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Government, ministries and localities always welcome advanced and environmental-friendly waste treatment technologies at reasonable prices, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has said. 

Work starts on Vietnam’s largest solar farm in Ninh Thuan province

  Jun 08, 2018 15:13:11
NDO - A ground-breaking ceremony was held on June 8 in the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan to commence the construction of a solar farm invested in by CMX RE Sunseap Vietnam, a member of Singapore’s Sunseap Group.  

First ever Vietnam Wind Power Conference opens

  Jun 07, 2018 17:42:23
NDO - The first ever Vietnam Wind Power Conference opened in Hanoi on June 7.  

Quang Ninh: Rare sea turtle released into the wild

  Jun 07, 2018 17:09:30
NDO – A 20kg olive ridley sea turtle was released back into the sea at Minh Chau beach, Van Don district, Quang Ninh province on June 7. 

Workshop discuses environmental protection measures for Mekong Delta

  Jun 06, 2018 11:44:18
NDO – A delegation of US diplomats in Vietnam and the Center for Community Human Resource Development under An Giang University co-organised a workshop titled "Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) 2018: Protecting The Mekong Delta Environment", in Can Tho city, from June 4 to 9. 

Vietnam seeks Italy’s experiences in environmental protection

  Jun 06, 2018 11:17:31
NDO - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam (MONRE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of the Environment and Protection of Land and Sea of Italy (MEPLS) on June 5 in Hanoi to agree cooperation between the two ministries. 

Making a habit of using environmentally friendly products

  Jun 05, 2018 12:31:01
NDO - Currently, the use of plastic bags is quite common in daily life. However, the abuse of ordinary plastic bags is causing considerable concern for the environment. Many countries around the world have started to apply measures to minimize the use of plastic bags, plastic bottles and cans. Shops and supermarkets in developed countries are switching from using plastic bags to environmentally friendly bags such as cloth and paper bags.  

International partners join hands with Vietnam to combat plastic waste

  Jun 05, 2018 11:17:36
NDO - Twenty-six Embassies and international organisations in Vietnam signed a code of conduct on the prevention of plastic waste on June 4 as part of activities in response to World Environment Day (June 5). 

Action month launched to fight plastic pollution

  Jun 05, 2018 11:02:36
NDO - An action month for the environment was launched in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province on June 4 on the theme of ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. 

Tropical depression strengthens to tropical storm

  Jun 05, 2018 10:54:43
NDO - A tropical depression currently active near the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago has strengthened into a tropical storm, becoming the second such storm to affect Vietnam this year, the national weather service has announced. 

Vietnam on alert for tropical depression

  Jun 04, 2018 16:06:24
NDO - Vietnamese authorities are taking the necessary measures to deal with a tropical depression which could strengthen into a typhoon. 

Vietnamese minister calls for protection of marine environment

  Jun 01, 2018 16:02:36
NDO - Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has urged the coastal provinces in Vietnam to join together to protect the marine environment, especially in preventing plastic pollution. 

Joint efforts required to keep the sea clean

  Jun 01, 2018 11:43:39
NDO – Ten years have passed since the World Oceans Day (June 8) was officially recognised as an international holiday by the United Nations (UN). Annually, on this occasion, Vietnam organises response activities and launches the Vietnam Sea and Island Week. This year, the northern province of Quang Ninh has been selected to host these significant events.