UNDP announces Green E-transportation Initiative in Vietnam

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam and MBI Motors Vietnam held a ceremony on September 5 to announce the Green E-transportation Initiative at Ecopark, Hung Yen province.

Binh Thuan: Endangered baby turtles released into sea

Phu Quy Island off the south central province of Binh Thuan on Monday released 45 rare baby sea turtles back into the sea.

Young people act for cleaner environment

Young Vietnamese people should take actions to protect the environment to create a better Viet Nam for future generations, an event heard.

Man saves endangered turtles from being eaten

Two rare turtles that were set to be eaten in central Quang Binh Province have been rescued after a man found them at a local market and decided to save them.

Ha Noi: Kids call for protection of wildlife

Paintings, photos and posters created by children aged 6-14 are on display at an exhibition calling on people to protect wildlife.

Volunteers get active in Con Dao island district

From the end of June to mid-August, hundreds of volunteers from various provinces and cities have been divided into several groups to make great contributions to environmental protection in the Con Dao island district, in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province.

IUCN Viet Nam launched Vietnam Business for Environment (VB4E)

On 17 June 2020, IUCN launched Viet Nam Business for Environment (VB4E) Alliance to strengthen the role of businesses in nature stewardship in Vietnam.

Ha Noi: UNESCO launches programme seeking youth ideas to eliminate plastic ocean

A ‘Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic’ programme was launched in Hanoi on July 14 to boost the key role the youth play in developing ideas and implementing initiatives to deal with plastic waste in the ocean.

200-million-year-old mollusc fossils found in Gia Lai Province

Ammonite fossils dating back 150-200 million years ago have been recently discovered in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, according to Nguyen Quang Tue, head of the cultural heritage management office at the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Zero-waste communities emerge in Hoi An

Reserving a 2,600sq.m garden in Đong Na village in Cam Ha commune – a farming intensive suburban area of Hoi An – local farmers and businesses have joined hands to debut the first zero-waste agriculture and tourism zone in promoting ‘green’ tourism product in the tourism hub.