Dong Nai: Rare birds flock to Tri An Lake

Dong Nai: Rare birds flock to Tri An Lake

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

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  Jul 10, 2020 10:01:30
NDO – Endangered Asian black bears and Owston's palm civets, two species listed in the IUCN Red List as well as the Vietnam Red Book, have been spotted in the forests of Pu Luong Nature Reserve in Thanh Hoa Province. 

Additional 106,300 hectares of concentrated forest planted in first half of 2020

  Jul 01, 2020 17:13:41
NDO - Vietnam’s newly-planted concentrated forest areas reached 106,300 hectares in the first half of this year, up 0.2% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. 

Video making competition calls for youth’s initiatives on environment protection

  Jun 29, 2020 16:18:59
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the French Development Agency (AFD) launched a video and clip making contest on June 29 calling for the youth’s initiatives and solutions on environmental protection. 

Rare mammal diversity discovered in Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park

  Jun 29, 2020 15:18:39
NDO – New surveys have revealed surprising mammal biodiversity in Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park (NP) in Lam Dong Province, providing a ray of hope for the long-term conservation of Vietnam’s unique biodiversity. 

Winners of UPU letter-writing contest announced

  Jun 27, 2020 11:02:57
NDO/VNA – Close to 600,000 letters were sent from around Vietnam to the 49th holding of the Universal Postal Union (UPU)’s International Letter-Writing Competition, for children under the age of 15. 

Innovation Challenge launched to tackle plastic pollution in ASEAN

  Jun 25, 2020 11:24:30
NDO – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), together with the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), on June 24 launched an ASEAN-wide innovation challenge to deal with plastic waste in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay and Thailand’s Koh Samui (Samui Island) in 2020, followed by Indonesia and the Philippines in 2021. 

Vietnam establishes Thai Thuy wetland as a nature reserve

  Jun 25, 2020 11:05:25
NDO - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has designated the coastal wetland in Thai Thuy District in the northern province of Thai Binh as a nature reserve. 

Turning waste into a resource

  Jun 19, 2020 12:03:47
NDO – On average, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi produce about 9,000 tonnes and 6,500 tonnes of waste per day, respectively. In many countries around the world, a significant amount of waste is converted into a resource. While in Vietnam, waste is still a huge burden. To turn waste into a resource, or to recycle, the first step is to sort waste at its source. But, in fact, most Vietnamese people are still unfamiliar with that “first step”. 

Project helps Tra Vinh's farmers adapt to climate change

  Jun 18, 2020 17:26:32
NDO – Nearly VND81 billion (US$3.49 million) has been disbursed by the climate change adaptation co-sponsoring fund (CCA) to support over 7,400 poor, near-poor and Khmer ethnic households headed by women in the Mekong River Delta province of Tra Vinh during 2014-2019 period. 

Spreading the love for nature to the community

  Jun 13, 2020 18:42:27
NDO – Le Thi Trang (34) has been named among the world’s top ten conservationists, called the “Hotspot Heroes”, in 2020 by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), for her efforts in protecting biodiversity in Vietnam. 

Norway funds projects to tackle waste and plastic pollution in Vietnam

  Jun 08, 2020 17:25:14
NDO – Two projects to tackle waste and plastic pollution in Vietnam were co-launched by the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at a seminar in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province on June 8. 

“Youth and Innovation for Ocean” Initiative launched

  Jun 08, 2020 16:20:50
NDO – UNESCO in partnership with the Coca-ColaFoundation launched the “Youth and Innovation for Ocean” Initiative in Hanoi on June 8 with the aim of empowering students and young professionals to devise solutions to reduce and recycle plastic waste in coastal regions in Vietnam on the occasion of the World Oceans Day. 

Walk in Hanoi calls for environmental protection

  Jun 07, 2020 16:52:12
NDO/VNA - A walk was held around Hoan Kiem Lake at the heart of Hanoi on June 7 morning to raise public awareness of environmental protection. 

WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change

  Jun 06, 2020 17:06:54
NDO/VNA – The World Bank in Vietnam announced on June 6 that the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved US$84.4 million of credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Vietnam’s multi-sectoral policy reforms so as to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.