The Government has approved a plan to plant one billion trees nationwide by the end of 2025.
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.
Along with the trend of green living, ecotourism is also favored by many domestic and international tourists. Green vacation, eco-holiday or Ecolodge is understood simply as traveling but still protecting the environment and maintaining the peaceful life of the local people. Ecolodge is clearly differentiated from the model of staying at hotel and resort through construction and operation. An Ecolodge must cover 4 basic elements: close to nature, environmental protection, culture, sustainable tourism.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union launched a photo contest entitled "Challenge For Change" on March 18, targeting youth union members and youngsters nationwide with a first prize worth up to VND10 million.