(TITC)- On 22 April 2019, the event in response to Earth Day 2019 was co-organized in Ha Noi by the Center for Environment and Community Research (CECR), Hoan Kiem District People's Committee and Coca - Cola Group.
HCMC joined thousands of cities worldwide to mark the Earth Hour 2019 campaign themed “Save Energy, Save Earth” last Saturday, March 30 with a host of activities.
WMC Group will be marking Earth Hour on March 30 with a number of events at its hotels and restaurants.
Viet Nam saved 492,000kWh of electricity, worth VND 917 million, during the Earth Hour 2019 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm of March 30, according to the National Load Dispatch Center.
A ceremony was held in Ha Noi on March 22 to mark the World Water Day and start the Viet Nam International Water Week, aiming to raise the public’s sense of responsibility towards the protection, sustainable exploitation and development of water resources.
Members of the Asian Farmers’ Group for Cooperation (AFGC) shared new production models that are adapted to the effects of climate change during its 19th annual conference held in the central city of Da Nang from March 20-21.
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.
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.
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.
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.