Vietnam’s Sea and Island Week: To encourage environmental protection and promote strength of sea and islands

Responding to the World Ocean Day and deploying the Vietnam’s Sea and Island Week every year is an opportunity for coastal localities to commit for protecting the sea and islands, promoting the strength of the sea and islands for economic development; preserving great values of the sea and ocean.

Keep green the environment and prevent plastic waste

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has just agreed to organize the Vietnam’s Sea and Islands Week 2019 and celebrate the World Environment Day. The selected locality in 2019 is Bac Lieu province.

Earth Hour campaign starts in Ho Chi Minh City

The Earth Hour campaign was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on March 17, with a focus on the "Change your green" project, which encourages volunteers to propose initiatives to reduce pollution and the use of plastic and promote waste recycling.

Joining hands for a green Earth

Earth Hour is an initiative of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in a bid to raise public awareness of climate change and energy efficiency,which was organised for the first time in 2007.

Earth Hour campaign kicks off in Hanoi

A campaign to respond to the Earth Hour was launched in Hanoi on March 10, sending the message “saving energy, protecting earth”.

Hanoi to respond to 2019 Earth Hour

Hanoi will respond to the 2019 Earth Hour with a series of activities which begin on March 9 and culminate in an event from 20:00 to 21:30 on March 30 at the Cach Mang Thang Tam Square in the city’s downtown Hoan Kiem district.

Marine plastic pollution requires international cooperation

There are two key components needed to rid the oceans of plastic, a senior professor has warned.

Green Sunday campaign 2019 launched

On January 20th, the People's Committee of Thua Thien Hue province solemnly launched the Green Sunday campaign 2019 at a ceremony themed "Take action for a green - clean - bright province". Attending the ceremony were Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Bui Thanh Ha; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Chief of the National Assembly Delegation of Thua Thien Hue province Phan Ngoc Tho and nearly 1.200 Youth Union members in entire province.

German award for Hoi An sustainable urban development

The German award for sustainable urban development is annually given to the organizations, businesses and individuals that make great contributions to environmental protection and sustainable development. This year, the award was firstly given to the global cities that are twinned with German ones, and Hoi An city (Quang Nam province, Vietnam) was chosen as one of the two cities to be honoured.

Hoi An fair with organic vegetable and no nylon bags

The Hoi An fair has just been opened in Son Pho park (Hoi An city, Quang Nam province) for the first time. There are 30 stalls including agricultural and handicraft products, food, comestics, fresh and organic products in this fair.