NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved the establishment of the Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park in Nguyen Binh district, Cao Bang province in an effort to preserve the ecosystem and biodiversity of the site. (Jan 13, 2018)
NDO – Scientists have discovered 115 new stranger species in the Greater Mekong region, one of Asia's biodiversity hotspots, in which 65 species have been found in Vietnam, while 33 others have been discovered in Thailand, Myanmar five, Laos15 and Cambodia has seven species.
NDO - A team from Animals Asia, a foundation dedicated to improving animal welfare, arrived in Vietnam’s southern province of Binh Duong on December 8 on a mission to rescue six moon bears that have been caged in a bile farm for at least 12 years.
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 24 to launch a project on improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities towards climate change related impacts in Vietnam.
NDO – A tropical depression in the East Sea strengthened into a new storm on November 2, becoming the twelfth typhoon to enter the East Sea so far this year, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the four central coastal localities involved to complete their compensation for mass fish deaths caused by an environmental incident in a transparent and public manner.
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged relevant authorities to step up their efforts to protect forests and hold those failing to prevent forest destruction accountable as he chaired a national conference on forest management on October 14.
NDO - Vietnam would be able to mitigate natural disaster risks by implementing an integrated management strategy, said experts at a conference jointly held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the World Bank on October 13.
NDO – UDI Maps, a mobile flood-warning application, has been made available in the application stores of iOS and Android operating systems in order to help local people in Ho Chi Minh City avoid flooding.