Workshop looks to build action plan on marine plastic waste management

Workshop looks to build action plan on marine plastic waste management

NDO/VNA – The first international consultation workshop on building a national action plan on marine plastic debris management was jointly held in Hanoi on December 10, by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam. (Dec 10, 2018 17:57:46)


Exhibition calls for behaviour change to protect environment

  Dec 01, 2018 17:42:27
NDO – A photo exhibition titled ‘Our Grandparents at a time when there were no plastic bottles and nylon bags’ opened in Hanoi on November 30, with the call for behavioural change to protect the environment. 

Another wastewater treatment plant inaugurated in Binh Duong

  Dec 01, 2018 12:03:44
NDO/VNA – A new wastewater treatment plant with a daily capacity of 20,000cu.m was officially put into operation in the southern province of Binh Duong on November 30, after 18 months of construction. 

Medicinal plant campaign helps promote bear protection among community

  Nov 30, 2018 17:03:30
NDO – A prize award ceremony was held at Phung Thuong Primary School in Phung Thuong commune, Hanoi’s Phuc Tho district, on November 29, to grant gifts to local pupils who participated in a bear protection contest by planting medicinal plants in replacement of bear bile. 

Int’l experts propose measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy

  Nov 27, 2018 12:07:36
NDO/VNA – International experts put forward measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy development and reduction of gas emission during the second high-level meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) in Hanoi on November 26. 

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

  Nov 26, 2018 15:19:45
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. 

Ho Chi Minh City to begin garbage sorting on November 24

  Nov 23, 2018 11:26:53
NDO/VNA - Ho Chi Minh City will enforce regulations on garbage sorting on November 24, with fine of up to 20 million VND (over 850 USD) to be imposed on those who fail to comply with the rules. 

Over 800 runners to join Hanoi half marathon race calling for tiger protection in Vietnam

  Nov 16, 2018 16:30:03
NDO – A half marathon race aimed at promoting public awareness on tiger protection in Vietnam will be held at the Ciputra urban area, in Hanoi's Bac Tu Liem district, on December 12.  

Ben Tre province reports no more bears in captivity

  Nov 15, 2018 17:02:01
NDO – The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has become the 23rd locality in Vietnam to not have any more bears in captivity, after the last captive bear in the province was handed over to the FOUR PAWS Viet centre on November 15.  

Exhibition highlights settlement of AO/dioxin consequences

  Nov 08, 2018 11:42:32
NDO – An exhibition highlighting the settlement of consequences of war-left landmines and toxic chemicals in Vietnam opened in Da Nang city on November 7. 

Initiative targets a 6% reduction of GHG emissions

  Nov 07, 2018 17:58:00
NDO – The implementation of the "Upscale and Mainstream Green Office Lifestyles in Vietnam" initiative is likely to reach a 6% reduction of Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through changing people’s behaviour towards a green lifestyle and sustainable consumption. 

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).