"A lot of garbage, mainly nylon bags scattered everywhere, from the water surface to the bottom of Tam Giang lagoon ... It is time to review and appeal for protecting the ecosystem and the living environment", many young people participated in collecting garbage in Tam Giang lagoon, Ngu My Thanh village, Quang Loi commune (Quang Dien district) said
Plastic waste is a major source of pollution affecting the environment, human health and well-being. It is also a major threat to coastal nations currently enjoying economic benefits from fishing and aqua-culture.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a campaign on October 12 2018 calling for joint efforts in plastic waste prevention nationwide, in response to the 2018 “Make the world cleaner” campaign.
The United Nations will continue standing side-by-side with Vietnam and providing assistance for its disaster prevention and control efforts, Akiko Fujii, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Country Director in Vietnam, has said.
An event took place in Tuy Hoa city, the central coastal province of Phu Yen, on October 12 to review the three-month “Let’s clean up the ocean” campaign across Vietnam.
Environmental auditing—the fair and objective vetting of environmental regulation compliance—is becoming more and more important as countries aim to achieve a fine balance between economic development and environmental protection.
Around 80 volunteers took part in World Cleanup Day organised by Việt Nam Sạch và Xanh (Việt Nam Clean and Green), cleaning streets in HCM City’s District 7 of trash on Saturday.
A music video entitled Rise for Climate was recently launched in HCM City with the participation of artists Thanh Bui, Hoang Bach and many others.
As many as 100,000 trees will be planted during a tree planting programme that was launched at a ceremony held in the Na Tu historical relic site in Cam Giang commune, Bach Thong district of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan on August 2.
More than 300 young people in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan joined a campaign to clean up the sea on August 4.