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.
30/03/2016For many years, farmers in Vinh Kien District - on the edge of Yen Bai and Tuyen Quang provinces - watched heavy rains wash away the soil of their farms, eroding the best soil layer for growing cassava. Many local households rely on cassava for their incomes, as well as on traditional rice paddy cultivation. And soil erosion has become much worse recently, as downpours grow more aggressive.
30/03/2016According to a study published today in the journal, "Scientific Reports", rising temperatures worldwide are changing not only weather systems, but the distribution of water around the globe.
30/03/2016Strengthening the capacity of water environment management in river basins is the important content of a project supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), with the aims to enhance building and implementing the ministry’s legal policies to improve the water environment at Vietnamese river basins, said Nguyen Hoang Phuong Lan from the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA).
30/03/2016About negative impacts of climate change on the food supply for a growing global population, a new study by researchers from Brown and Tufts universities showed that researchers have been overlooking how 2 key human responses to climate, how much land people choose to farm, and the number of crops they plant will impact food production in the future.