Hanoi bear rescued after 18 years in captivity

Hanoi bear rescued after 18 years in captivity

NDO – A 200-kg Asian black bear has been successfully rescued by Animals Asia Foundation, after being kept in a cage for 18 years in Hanoi’s outskirt district of Phuc Tho. (Oct 16, 2020 16:07:47)


Cu Lao Xanh converts to plastic waste free island

  Sep 28, 2020 10:15:09
NDO – Cu Lao Xanh (Green) Island in Binh Dinh Province has become a plastic waste free island following an environmental protection campaign run by local youths. 

HCM City: Residents swap trash for rice in fight against plastics

  Sep 20, 2020 11:22:32
NDO/VNA – District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in return for their trash. 

Vietnam to spend VND2.5 trillion on marine environment and resource surveyal

  Sep 12, 2020 10:57:54
NDO - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) will be conducting surveys on the marine environment and resources in 16 projects over the next ten years with a total funding of VND2.5 trillion (US$107.8 million). 

Vietnam aims to regulate up to 90% of industrial waste by 2025

  Sep 11, 2020 10:26:51
NDO - Vietnam is looking to have 70-90% of waste in key industrial sectors subject to evaluation such that databases about it can be created and regulations introduced to deal with such waste by 2025. 

For a non-plastic waste marine environment

  Sep 08, 2020 10:28:22
NDO - Marine pollution in Vietnam due to plastic waste continues to increase, having significantly affected the ecosystem, organisms and people's health over recent years. Waste from land and marine-based sources; the capacity to manage it, collection and treatment of waste; public awareness about protecting the marine environment are all considered as the main reasons for the problem. 

Hopes raised for conservation of world’s rarest turtle in Vietnam

  Aug 29, 2020 10:50:49
NDO – Conservationists have found the trace of another giant Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), also known as a Hoan Kiem Turtle, in Hanoi’s Dong Mo Lake, raising hopes for the conservation of the world’s rarest turtle in Vietnam. 

Vietnam, Japan beef up environmental cooperation

  Aug 26, 2020 09:22:45
NDO/VNA - Climate change mitigation and adaptation, marine waste management, environmentally sustainable cities, and air and water pollution are among cooperation areas targeted by Vietnam and Japan in the time ahead. 

Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 launched in Hanoi

  Aug 25, 2020 18:10:17
NDO – Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 was jointly launched by the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA), the Vietnam Coalition for Climate Action (VCCA), the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) and partners in Hanoi on August 25. 

PM issues directive on managing, recycling and minimising plastic waste

  Aug 22, 2020 12:28:26
NDO – The Prime Minister has just issued Directive 33/CT-TTg on strengthening the management, reuse, recycling, treatment and reduction of plastic waste. 

Over VND50 trillion invested in forestry sector in the 2016-2020 period

  Aug 20, 2020 18:25:55
NDO – Over VND50 trillion (US$2.1 billion) has been mobilised for investment in the forestry sector during the 2016-2020 period, equivalent to 84.3% of the set plan, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry. 

Changing mindsets in water resource usage, management: NA official

  Aug 18, 2020 09:48:35
NDO/VNA – Changing mindsets in the management and usage of water resources is essential to ensuring water security and dam safety, according to Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Science, Technology and Environment Phan Xuan Dung. 

Binh Thuan: 45 baby turtles released to sea

  Aug 18, 2020 09:26:49
NDO/VNA – The management board of the marine protected area in Phu Quy island district of south-central Binh Thuan province released 45 baby turtles to the sea on August 17. 

2020 International Youth Day: Vietnamese youth takes action for a cleaner environment

  Aug 12, 2020 18:14:07
NDO – Vietnamese young people should take actions to protect the environment towards enabling a better Vietnam for future generations. 

Dong Nai: Rare birds flock to Tri An Lake

  Aug 09, 2020 11:16:21
NDO – Hundreds of rare painted stork (Mycteria leucocephala) have flocked to the Tri An Lake in the Dong Nai Province Culture and Nature Reserve.