Binh Dinh youths join hands to clean the ocean

Binh Dinh youths join hands to clean the ocean

NDO – Thousands of local youths joined a series of activities to clean the ocean under the 2019 “Let’s clean the sea” campaign, which was launched in Quy Nhon city, in the South Central Coastal province of Binh Dinh on September 7. (Sep 08, 2019 12:47:23)

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Floods take heavy toll on Central Highlands

  Aug 10, 2019 12:16:09
NDO/VNA – Floods caused by torrential rains over the last few days have wreaked havoc across the Central Highlands, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. 

800 volunteers attend campaign to clean up beach in Da Nang

  Aug 07, 2019 17:37:52
NDO – More than 800 local volunteers in Da Nang city participated in the “Save the Ocean” campaign to clean up 500m of Kim Lien beach in Hoa Khanh Bac ward, Lien Chieu district, Da Nang city on August 7. 

Wetland forest management project launched for Tram Chim National Park

  Aug 05, 2019 11:34:21
NDO/VNA - A US$625,000 project for ecosystem management at Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap was launched at a conference held by the Vietnam Forest Inventory and Planning Institute (FIPI) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 5. 

Health minister requires plastic waste reduction in medical sector

  Aug 01, 2019 10:03:26
NDO – The minister of health has urged the relevant health facilities, agencies, organisations, and medical staff to take active measures to reduce plastic waste, in response to the direction from the Prime Minister asking for plastic waste decline in the health sector. 

Fifth grader hailed for proposal of ending balloon release at back-to-school ceremonies

  Jul 30, 2019 12:05:40
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has sent a letter to Nguyen Nguyet Linh, a fifth grader at Marie Curie School in Hanoi, praising her proposal of ending balloon release to mark the new school year. 

Vietnam vows to join efforts in marine debris combat

  Jul 25, 2019 21:27:56
NDO/VNA – Vietnam stands ready to join regional and international efforts in building mechanisms and regulations in order to promote cooperation in tackling marine litter, Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed on July 25. 

US$2.9 million funded to build resilience to natural hazards in central Vietnam

  Jul 25, 2019 12:16:11
NDO – A workshop was held in Quang Tri province, on July 24, to kick start the third phase of the ‘Building resilience to natural hazards in Central Vietnam’ project. 

2019 Vietwater exhibition opens in Hanoi

  Jul 24, 2019 16:25:34
NDO/VNA – The 2019 Vietnam international water and environment exhibition (Vietwater) opened in Hanoi on July 24 with the participation of more than 200 exhibitors from 30 countries and territories. 

Launching submerged forest plantation in Mekong Delta region

  Jul 21, 2019 10:58:23
NDO – The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee co-organised a ceremony to launch a submerged forest plantation campaign in the Mekong Delta provinces. 

Exhibitions trigger an alert call of saving the planet from plastic waste

  Jul 20, 2019 11:46:19
NDO – Two art exhibitions titled ‘Hanh Tinh Nhua’ (Plastic Planet) and ‘Xa Rac It Thoi’ (Reduce) opened recently in Hanoi, attracting much attention from the community. Utilising used plastic products; the participating artists have installed colourful art works with fresh visual effect which trigger an alert of saving the planet from plastic waste among visitors. 

Photo contest to raise public awareness of environmental protection

  Jul 18, 2019 11:26:04
NDO – The 2019 photo contest ‘Challenges to change’ will be launched from July 22 to August 25, aiming to raise awareness of environmental protection among young people. 

Hanoi’s 11th air monitoring station installed at French Embassy

  Jul 16, 2019 18:00:33
NDO/VNA – The 11th air quality monitoring station of Hanoi was inaugurated at the French Embassy on July 16. 

Lekima Hung – a photographer dedicated to marine environment

  Jul 15, 2019 16:33:19
NDO – Photographer Nguyen Viet Hung (known as Lekima Hung) has impressed with his exhibition entitled ‘Hay cuu bien’ (Save our seas), featuring over 100 photos on marine waste. 

Raising awareness of plastic pollution

  Jul 08, 2019 17:25:29
NDO – In order to step by step mitigate plastic pollution, communication work should be regularly and constantly implemented to raise the community’s awareness of the adverse impacts of plastic waste, in addition to effectively observing the laws and policies concerned.