29/12/2017The IUCN plans to launch a communication campaign to promote the non-use of plastic bags as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on Lý Sơn Island in 2018.
29/12/2017The Vietnam Environment Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on December 19 honoured winners of the environmental photography contest, which was held under the patronage of the Vietnam Photographers Association.
04/10/2017A report on Vietnam energy prospects has been announced by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), in collaboration with Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, providing an overview of Vietnam's opportunities and challenges faced in developing sustainable energy.
21/08/2017Prof. Dr Dang Huy Huynh, Chairman of the Heritage Tree Council and Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE), has become the first Vietnamese to be honoured as an ASEAN Biodiversity Hero
16/07/2017The Bach Ma National Park has been selected as the site for the world’s only breeding centre for the saola, the extremely elusive forest-dwelling bovine only found in the forests of Vietnam and Laos
02/07/2017The Energy Conservation Centre in Ho Chi Minh City (ECC-HCMC) and the Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) reviewed outcomes of a pilot project on green hospitals in Vietnam at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on June 20.
29/05/2017Bai Tu Long National Park in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been named the 38th ASEAN Heritage Park. The title awarding ceremony was held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the local People’s Committee in Ha Long city on May 19.
08/04/2017Treatment of urban waste is proving to be a challenge for Mekong Delta provinces because the operation of many garbage treatment plants has been delayed due to disputes over pricing and investors are shying away since it is not a lucrative business.
30/03/2016According to a German magazine specializing in climate change and energy transition, on March 28, Việt Nam is planning a drastic turnaround in energy policy, focusing on renewable energy.
30/03/2016An Asia-based survey released on World Wildlife Day shows that the men and women protecting the planet’s wildlife lack support from governments to enable them to do their do jobs safely.