Hung Yen to build wastewater treatment plant using Japan’s technology

Hung Yen to build wastewater treatment plant using Japan’s technology

NDO/VNA - The northern province of Hung Yen has approved a pilot project to treat wastewater using Japan’s Johkasou technology, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui The Cu. (16 hours ago)

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Population of ancient ‘po mu’ trees found in Ha Tinh

  May 10, 2018
NDO – A population of ancient ‘po mu’ trees (Fokienia hodginsii), some nearly 1,000-years-old, has been found at the Vu Quang National Park in Ha Tinh province, announced the park’s director Nguyen Danh Ky, on May 5. 

Vietnam becomes first Asian country to apply GEMMES model

  May 08, 2018
NDO – The General Monetary and Multisectoral Macrodynamics for the Ecological Shift (GEMMES) model was launched in Hanoi on May 8 by the the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the French Development Agency (AFD), establishing Vietnam as the first Asian country to apply the modelling tool. 

Green Innovation Awards launched

  May 03, 2018
NDO - The Green Innovation Awards, the second of its kind, have been launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union. 

Hundreds of wild animals rescued, released to nature

  May 02, 2018
NDO/VNA – Approximately 110 wild animals were rescued and released into the environment or to rescue centres during the first three months of this year, while there were 132 cases of wild animals being advertised on restaurants’ menus or on Facebook which were handled, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV). 

First Vietnamese honoured with world’s foremost environmental prize

  Apr 24, 2018
NDO – Nguy Thi Khanh, Director of Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) has become the first Vietnamese citizen to be honoured with the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s highest award for grassroots environmental activists.  

Reducing damages caused by salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta

  Apr 23, 2018
NDO - The Mekong River Basin is currently in the mid-dry season of 2017-2018. The Mekong Delta is strongly affected by two different tidal regimes in the East Sea and the West Sea. 

Vietnam’s practical activities in response to Earth Day

  Apr 22, 2018
NDO/VNA – Nearly 2,000 volunteers collected waste at public places in Ho Chi Minh City on April 22 in response to Earth Day 2018 which has the theme of “End Plastic Pollution.”  

Seminar discusses environmental protection in developing tourism

  Apr 21, 2018
NDO – A seminar on "Developing tourism associated with environmental protection in the Central Highlands region" was held in Kon Tum city, on April 20, aiming to propose solutions to build a green, clean and beautiful Central Highlands region associated with sustainable development. 

Khanh Hoa: Endangered 9.5kg sea turtle released back to the sea

  Apr 18, 2018
NDO – A rare olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) weighing over 9.5kg has been released back into the environment after getting caught in a local fishing net in Khanh Hoa province.  

Localities step up measures against forest fires

  Apr 17, 2018
NDO – Localities that have forests throughout the nation take action towards preventing and fighting against forest fires during the dry season each year. However, unfortunately forest blazes still occur, presenting profound lessons for the relevant functional forces and the community. 

HCM City seminar launches emission reduction project

  Apr 14, 2018
NDO/VNA – A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 13 to launch a 2018 Project to Support the Planning and Implementation of the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (SPI-NAMA). 

New individual of world’s rarest turtle found in Hanoi

  Apr 12, 2018
NDO – An additional individual of the Swinhoe's Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), the world’s most endangered turtle species, has been found at Xuan Khanh Lake on the outskirts of Hanoi, thanks to the efforts from the Asian Turtle Programme (ATP) of Indo-Myanmar Conservation (IMC), a UK based conservation charity. 

Vietnam's forest data 2017 announced

  Apr 05, 2018
NDO - Vietnam had over 14.4 million ha of forest by the end of 2017, including over 10.2 million ha of natural forest and 4.1 million ha of planted forest, as announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). 

Rare red-headed crane dies in Tram Chim National Park

  Apr 05, 2018
NDO – A 25-year-old male red-headed crane died at dawn on the morning of April 3 after six days under the care of staff at the Tram Chim National Park in Tam Nong district, in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.