Efforts made to reduce plastic waste in oceans

The Vietnamese Government has over the past time exerted a great deal of effort in addressing plastic waste in oceans by introducing various policies and regulations to tackle the scourge.

Thanh Hoa farmer protects wild birds with his love

Mai Van Quan has invested his own money to renovate part of a 22 hectare hill in Ha Trung Town, the central province of Thanh Hoa, to become a shelter for tens of thousands of storks.

Ha Noi: Seminar talks facilitating green growth

A seminar was held in Ha Noi on Tuesday to discuss research on incorporating goals of the national action plan implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and national strategy on green growth into socio-economic development plans of centrally-run cities and provinces.

European Union funds biodiversity conservation project in central Viet Nam

The European Union (EU) is funding a biodiversity protection and environmental sustainability project in central Đà Nẵng City in 42 months from July 2020, to the end of December 2023, with total funding of 650,000 euros.

Cham Islands take action on plastic waste

The ancient town of Hoi An, in co-operation with UNESCO, has launched the 2020 Plastic Action Day, boosting drastic activities in protecting the ocean and saying ‘No’ to single-use plastic products.

Viet Nam promotes conservation and protection of wetlands

The establishment of two new wetland protected areas (WPAs) – Thai Thuy WPA in the northern Thai Binh Province and Tam Giang - Cau Hai WPA in the central Thua Thien - Hue Province, were seen as positive major outcomes of the ‘Conservation of Critical Wetland Protected Areas and Linked Landscapes’ project in 2015-20.

Ha Noi: Plastic waste recycling needs improvement to prevent pollution

Nguyen Thi Huong, Head of the Ha Noi Sub-department of Natural Resources and Environment's Environment Assessment talks to the Tai nguyen & Moi truong (Natural Resources and Environment) online newspaper on how to make traditional plastic waste recycling craft villages become cleaner and greener.

Environmental protection must be at the core of socio-economic development targets

Predictions on the intensity and impacts of environmental issues on various aspects of the socio-economy must be highlighted in the draft documents submitted to the 13th Party Congress, says deputy head of the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) Nguyen Hung Thinh.

Waste hotspots converted into flower roads in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City authorities and residents have put efforts into converting waste hotspots into flower roads.

HCM City’s downtown district encourages green living by exchanging necessities for waste

People living in HCM City’s District 1 exchanged plastic bottles, paper and other solid waste for rice, cooking oil, salt, and potted plants during the last two weeks.