Quang Nam to expand habitat of grey-shanked douc langur

Quang Nam to expand habitat of grey-shanked douc langur

NDO/VNA – Efforts are being made toward a goal of expanding the habitat of the grey-shanked douc langur in central Quang Nam province’s Nui Thanh district to 150ha by 2030. (Mar 03, 2021 17:03:26)


Active response needed amid more frequent, severe climate-fuelled disasters

  Jan 26, 2021 10:54:18
NDO – Vietnam suffered significant destruction due to multiple natural disasters last year. Amid current complex climate change, it is important to have an active level of prevention against extreme and unusual disasters predicted in the new year. 

Ben Tre targets the planting of 10 million trees

  Jan 03, 2021 15:54:19
NDO – The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre launched a campaign to plant 10 million new trees by 2025 at a ceremony held in January 2. 

Deputy PM urges ministry to build green growth criteria

  Dec 30, 2020 16:40:37
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to formulate a set of green growth criteria so as to harmonise economic growth with environmental protection. 

Winners of Vietnam Environmental Awards announced

  Dec 27, 2020 16:40:18
NDO – The winners of the 2020 Vietnam Environmental Awards and the fifth Press Awards on Environment were announced at an award ceremony held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi on December 26. 

It is necessary to change plastics production and use patterns towards sustainability: Deputy PM

  Dec 23, 2020 16:46:49
NDO – It is time to take drastic and effective action together to change traditional plastic production and use patterns towards being sustainable and eco-friendly, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has said. 

Vietnam to host audit of water management cooperation in Mekong River basin

  Dec 23, 2020 10:11:42
NDO – In the second and third quarter of 2021, the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) will be responsible for leading the regional supreme audit institutions (SAI) to participate in a cooperative environmental audit on water management in Mekong River basin in associated with the realisation of sustainable development goals (SDGs). 

World’s most endangered turtle finds new hope in Vietnam

  Dec 22, 2020 17:26:01
NDO – Scientists have released genetic results confirming a female turtle captured in October 2020 in Vietnam is definitively the near-extinct Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) – also known as the Hoan Kiem Turtle, raising hopes for the conservation of the world’s rarest turtle in Vietnam. 

Thirty tourism units sign commitments on environmental and wildlife protection

  Dec 18, 2020 11:19:32
NDO – Representatives from 30 travel enterprises and conservation organisations signed a commitment to support tourism with high responsibility regarding theenvironment, nature and wildlife protection on December 17. 

Movement against plastic waste reviewed

  Dec 14, 2020 22:04:16
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a conference in the central province of Phu Yen on December 14 to review one year of implementing a movement against plastic waste. 

New resources for forest protection

  Nov 29, 2020 16:03:03
NDO - Vietnam has entered the world’s carbon credit trading market after a long period striving for sustainable forest management. This is a major event, marking a positive start in mobilising new resources for forest protection and improving forest quality and sustainable forest management, thereby helping Vietnam realise its climate targets. 

Vietnam hosts international conference on tackling plastic waste pollution in oceans

  Nov 27, 2020 17:02:31
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Administration of Sea and Islands, in coordination with the UN Environment Programme and the World Wide Fund for Nature, hosted an international conference in both online and in-person formats on solutions to handling plastic waste in East Asian seas from November 24-26. 

Vu Quang National Park receives ASEAN Heritage Park certificate

  Nov 24, 2020 10:37:32
NDO/VNA – Vu Quang National Park in the central province of Ha Tinh has received a certificate of its recognition as an ASEAN Heritage Park from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. 

World Children's Day: For a greener and cleaner future for children

  Nov 21, 2020 09:50:09
NDO – World Children's Day was celebrated at an event held in Hanoi on November 20 by UNICEF Vietnam and the Department of Child Affairs under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs. 

Ba Ria-Vung Tau launches “Say No to Plastic” media campaign

  Nov 21, 2020 09:31:43
NDO – The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau organised a photo exhibition at Bai Truoc Park in Vung Tau City on November 20 to launch a media campaign themed “Ba Ria-Vung Tau says no to plastic waste”.