Collecting garbage to appeal for protecting Tam Giang lagoon

"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

Launch Ceremony of Anti-Plastic Waste Campaign Remarks by Kamal Malhotra United Nations Resident Coordinator UNDP Resident Representative, Viet Nam

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.

Anti-Plastic Waste Campaign launched to call on joint action on plastic pollution

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.

UN vows to back Vietnam’s disaster prevention, control

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.

‘Let’s clean up the ocean’ campaign wins public support

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 contributes to sustainable development: ASOSAI 14 opening

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.

Volunteers hit HCM City street for World Cleanup Day

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.

Music video launched to tackle climate change

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.

Programme planting 100,000 trees in Bac Kan launched

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.

Campaign encourages public involvement in sea clean-up

More than 300 young people in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan joined a campaign to clean up the sea on August 4.