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Donors help Vietnam respond to climate change

In order to help Vietnam respond and adapt to climate change, Japan will give Vietnam a preferential loan of 450 million USD, Denmark pledged to support with 53 million USD, and the World Bank and UNDP are also committed to help Vietnam financially. [ … ]

Drought prompts Vietnam forest fire alert

A boat is stranded in Quyt Stream, a tributary of the Hong (Red)   River in Hanoi.Park rangers have sounded a nationwide forest fire red alert as a drought has desiccated the Red River in the north and pulled saline water deep into the parched Mekong Delta.

Nearly VND2,000 billion to cope with climate change

Vietnam will allocate almost VND2,000 billion for the national target programme to cope with climate change.

New guidelines aim to improve waste disposal

Local authorities in Hanoi have recently issued strict guidelines on the management of the city's solid waste. Incorrect methods of transfer and disposal of waste will result in fines of VND 10 - 15 m [ … ]

HCM City waste treatment plants to come on line soon

Several of the 10 waste treatment plants now under construction in HCM City are expected to begin operating this year, according to the city's Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Many provinces facing severe droughts and forest fires

Due to dry weather in the north and hot weather in the south, forest fires are a great threat for many provinces in Vietnam.

’Green’ police fight uphill

The Environment Police Department has contributed remarkably to environmental protection. Director Nguyen Xuan Ly speaks with Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper about effort in exposing violations.

Vietnamese environmental project praised at UN briefing

A nature preservation project in Vietnam was introduced at a UN biodiversity press briefing in New York Friday after it successfully combined ecological protection with projects that raised local l [ … ]

Green restaurant campaign spreads out from Hanoi

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a new "Green Restaurant" Campaign in the northern province of Nam Dinh, which aims to persuade at least 150 restaurants not to serve wildlife foods.

HCM City hosts workshop on wetlands management

More than 40 specialists on wetlands attended a recent workshop held in HCM City to share lessons learned from ongoing work in the Mekong Basin and identify priority areas for future work.

Hanoi “declares war” on plastic bags

By launching the program to reduce the use of plastic bags on January 30, the capital has "declared war" against plastic bags for the second time.

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