15/09/2015A leader of a campaign to stop global trade in ivory from elephants and rhinocerous has praised the Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung, for speaking out on the issue. Elisabeth McLellan, co-director of the World Wildlife Fund International's Global Wildlife Trade Campaign, described the commitment as a turning point in the fight.
15/09/2015At the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s conference reviewing 2013 operations and 2014 orientations on January 7, 2014, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the whole natural resource and environment sector to enhance natural resource management and environmental protection and take the initiative in coping with climate change, saying that they are integral to the country’s sustainabl...
15/09/2015Environment-themed drawings and statues by young Vietnamese painter Nguyen Dinh Hien were on show at Gallery One Three in Australia ’s Melbourne city from December 11-20, 2013. The exhibition was part of the Melbourne City Council’s Programme to support international artists.
15/09/2015“Vietnam very much needs to promote cooperation between domestic and international water using sectors. Water resource planning and management must be part of its urban and socioeconomic development plans” Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha said at an international symposium on the cooperation initiative for livable cities in Vietnam (VACI 2013) which took place in H...
15/09/2015Tonnes of untreated waste in Nam Thanh Commune's Binh Yen village have been discharged into fields and canals, polluting the environment and causing headaches for authorities in northern Nam Dinh Province.
15/09/2015“For Nature” exhibition was organized on the occasion of the Day for Natural Heritages of Vietnam (November 25) and the Vietnam Forestry Day (November 28. The photos on display focus on three categories: the beauty of Vietnam natural heritages, the diversity of rare species of animals and plants and the scenes of destructed forests by human. The photographs will be sold to raise funds for the “Sav...
15/09/2015On November 13-14, 2013, a new model on doing exercises combined with protecting lake environments was launched for the first time in Hanoi with participation of the People's Committee of Thanh Nhan and Ngoc Khanh communes, the veteran’s organization and inhabitants of the communes who live around Thanh Nhan and Ngoc Khanh lakes.
15/09/2015There are five sewers through which waste water goes directly to the sea in Nha Trang City, five other sewers to Cai River and another 3 to Quan Truong River. All of these have made the Nha Trang Bay more and more polluted every day. The visitors to Nha Trang Bay on sunny days would smell the bad odor from the manholes and see the black water stream.
15/09/2015Sweden’s agencies will continue support for environmental protection and climate change adaptation projects in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang. The commitment was made by representatives from the Sweden International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Swedish Embassy in Vietnam during their working session with the provincial leaders on November 6, 2013.
15/09/2015Vietnam is one of important partners of Germany, and the European nation will continue its assistance to the country, particularly in environmental protection, and natural resource and biodiversity management.
15/09/2015The northern province of Tuyen Quang plans to construct 20 solid-waste treatment systems by 2020 to safeguard local public health, use environmentally sound sanitation systems and encourage sustainable development.