Vietnam Bear Day encourages youngsters to join hands in ending bear farming

Vietnam Bear Day encourages youngsters to join hands in ending bear farming

NDO – The Vietnam Bear Day 2018 was launched by the Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV) at Hanoi’s Newton Grammar School on November 26, featuring a school letter writing contest, aiming to join people together in the fight against bear farming across Vietnam. (Nov 26, 2018 15:19:45)


Over 32ha of dioxin-polluted land treated in Da Nang airport

  Nov 07, 2018 11:46:49
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and the US have succeeded in detoxifying 32ha of land previously polluted with dioxins at Da Nang Airport, as heard at a conference in the central city to review the outcomes of the project. 

Minister talks climate change response in Mekong Delta

  Nov 01, 2018 17:01:38
NDO/VNA - Climate change response in the Mekong Delta, a region vulnerable to this global phenomenon, continued to be one of the issues that legislators grilled Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha about on November 1. 

NAMA project supports climate change response in Vietnam

  Oct 31, 2018 10:46:39
NDO/VNA – A workshop was held in Hanoi on October 30 to review the project “Creation of an overarching framework for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and measuring, reporting, and verification in Vietnam”. 

Localities urged to brace for upcoming super typhoon

  Oct 29, 2018 11:38:10
NDO – A super typhoon, which has been named internationally as Yutu, is moving west-southwest in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF). 

Forest project helps enhance forest governance and poverty reduction

  Oct 27, 2018 17:22:05
NDO – Over the past four years, the "People participation in improvement of forest governance and poverty alleviation in Vietnam” (PFG-Vietnam) project has brought about positive changes for local communities, especially in proactively planning forest development and protection in association with promoting the role of local people. 

Vietnam strives hard in responding to climate change: official

  Oct 19, 2018 09:21:33
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has shown strong performance in building and implementing policy actions related to climate change it committed to development partners, stated Pham Van Tan, deputy head of the Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.  

UNESCO, Coca Cola sign partnership to reduce plastics waste in Vietnam

  Oct 17, 2018 21:01:25
NDO – UNESCO announced a new partnership with Coca Cola Vietnam and its development partners at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 17, with a view to reducing plastics and solid waste in Vietnam for a “World without Waste”. 

Southeast Asian geological and energy congress held in Hanoi

  Oct 16, 2018 15:58:44
NDO – The 15th Regional Congress on Geology, Mineral and Energy Resources of Southeast Asia (GEOSEA 15) officially opened in Hanoi on October 16. 

Campaign launched to call on joint action on plastic pollution

  Oct 12, 2018 17:30:16
NDO – As plastic pollution is an inter-regional and trans-national issue, joint efforts and practical actions from all sectors, political and social organisation, businesses and every Vietnamese citizen are needed in the fight against plastic pollution in order to keep our planet green.  

Vietnam actively implements international commitments and efforts to cope with climate change: Deputy Minister

  Oct 10, 2018 18:14:27
NDO – As one of the countries heavily impacted by climate change, Vietnam has proactively and actively implemented its international commitments and efforts in response to climate change, said Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Le Cong Thanh. 

Germany helps Vietnam protect groundwater

  Oct 04, 2018 11:30:07
NDO – The Prime Minister has approved an investment plan for a project to enhance groundwater protection, phase II (2018-2020). 

Pre-COP24 workshop discusses nationally determined contributions

  Oct 03, 2018 17:50:25
NDO/VNA –Vietnam needs a comprehensive approach to turn challenges into opportunities and promote effective cooperation between the relevant ministries and agencies in climate change response, heard a workshop in Hanoi on October 3. 

199th bear safe at Tam Dao bear sanctuary

  Sep 27, 2018 10:39:43
NDO – The animal protection organisation, Animals Asia Foundation, successfully rescued a black bear that had been living in captivity for almost 16 years in Lao Cai city, the capital of Lao Cai province in the North of Vietnam, on September 26. 

Promoting environmental auditing

  Sep 22, 2018 12:11:03
NDO – As the host country of the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14), the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) proposed the congress theme of “Environmental Audit for Sustainable Development” and received a high consensus from all of the 46 members. It is quite justifiable as the environmental issue is currently the number one global challenge, requiring the joint efforts of all nations.