Rare deer-like species rediscovered after nearly 30 years in Việt Nam

Known as silver-backed chevrotain, the animal was first described in 1910 based on four specimens obtained near the city of Nha Trang.

Quang Ninh aims to promote green growth in Ha Long Bay

The northeastern province of Quang Ninh is striving to promote green growth at its world natural heritage site Ha Long Bay, according to a local official.

Hà Nội People's Committee stops using single-use plastics

The capital city has asked all of its organisations and agencies to refrain from using plastic bags and single-use plastics starting from this month, a city environment official said on Tuesday.

Plan on ensuring safety of visitors on Son Tra Peninsula to be trialed from 15 Nov 2019 until 15 Feb. 2020

Following a recent approval from the Da Nang authorities, a plan on managing and ensuring safety of visitors on the city’s Son Tra Peninsula will run from 15 November 2019 - 15 February 2020 on a trial basis.

SOS from polluted beaches

Many localities in Vietnam have faced serious white pollution or plastic pollution. Plastic debris is found everywhere.

Vinh Long’s youths join hands to protect environment

Nearly 350 young people in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long’s Long Ho district joined a series of green activities on October 26 to launch a local Saturday voluntary campaign that support environmental protection for a green future.

CNN Travel introduces list of 30 most beautiful places in Vietnam

Prestigious website CNN Travel have unveiled their list of the 30 most beautiful places found throughout Vietnam.

Action plans for marine turtle conservation

Việt Nam had been committed to protecting endangered turtles and issuing action plans to boost biodiversity since it became a signatory to the Indian Ocean-Southeast Asia (IOSEA) Marine Turtle Memorandum of Understanding in 2001, according to Trần Đình Luân, Head of the Directorate of Fisheries.

Two communes try to build ‘zero waste’ model, communities

A zero-waste model project has been launched in two communes – Cẩm Thanh in Hội An City and Tân Hiệp of the Chàm Islands – to promote waste classification and recycling, and plastic waste reduction and composting among the community.

Communes must keep up the good work

More than 60 per cent of all communes in Việt Nam are meeting standards set to become environmentally aware.