Nominations launched for Outstanding Service in Wildlife Protection Awards

Nominations launched for Outstanding Service in Wildlife Protection Awards

NDO – Nominations for the third Outstanding Service in Wildlife Protection Awards 2019 were launched on March 6 by the Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV), seeking outstanding representatives from law enforcement agencies, courts, procuracies and other units that have made outstanding contributions to wildlife protection in Vietnam. (Mar 06, 2019 17:29:00)

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National week for disaster prevention and control to be launched

  Feb 16, 2019 11:30:57
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to designate May 15-25 as the national week for natural disaster prevention and control. 

Over 500 wildlife rescued in 2018: report

  Feb 12, 2019 10:40:31
NDO – Roughly 521 wildlife were rescued nationwide in 2018, thanks to timely notification from local people, as well as the quick and drastic actions of the relevant authorities in arresting violators and confiscating exhibits, reported the Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV). 

Vietnam joins call for UNSC’s action to deal with climate change

  Jan 26, 2019 18:45:24
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has joined countries’ call for UN agencies, including the UN Security Council, to coordinate and help countries and regional organisations in dealing with climate change at an open debate of the UN Security Council on January 25. 

Contest offers US$1 million for green startup ideas

  Jan 23, 2019 17:24:21
NDO – Organisations and individuals with excellent ideas to help Vietnam cope with climate change challenges will have the opportunity to fully access incubation services, the commercialisation of technology and business development, with a maximum funding of US$75,000 per project. 

More than 1,300 flood-proof houses to be built to boost Vietnam’s climate resilience

  Jan 18, 2019 11:06:03
NDO – More than 1,300 flood-proof houses will be built and around 1,300 hectares of mangrove forests will be planted and restored in 2019 under a project funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF). 

Hanoi prioritises Japanese technology in waste treatment projects

  Jan 11, 2019 11:56:45
NDO/VNA – Hanoi will prioritise the use of Japanese technology in waste treatment projects in the future, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at a reception for Japanese Vice Minister of the Environment Takaaki Katsumata in Hanoi on January 10. 

Vietnam, Japan cooperate in environmental technologies

  Jan 10, 2019 22:06:05
NDO/VNA - Vietnamese and Japanese businesses presented air pollution control technologies and technological applications for waste and waste water management at a workshop in Hanoi on January 10. 

Limiting plastic waste and nylon bags

  Jan 07, 2019 13:32:57
NDO – The harm of plastics and nylon bags to the environment and human health is very significant. Therefore, the limitation of waste from plastics and nylon bags is an urgent requirement not only in Vietnam, but also in countries around the world. 

Top 10 outstanding natural resource and environment events of Vietnam in 2018

  Jan 03, 2019 18:02:01
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has signed Decision No. 3948/QD-BTNMT announcing the top 10 outstanding events of the sector in 2018, as follows: 

Photo contest raises awareness of environmental protection

  Dec 27, 2018 18:15:00
NDO/VNA – The Centre of Hands-on Action and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) is joining hands with the 350.org, a non-profit organisation, in organizing a photography contest titled “Portray Air, Expose Pollution”.  

Vietnam conducts tsunami warning exercise

  Dec 26, 2018 18:15:34
NDO – The standing office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, in collaboration with the Institute of Geophysics, conducted an exercise on the operational mechanism of disaster warning systems in case of a tsunami, in Hanoi on December 26. 

1,000 people join Vietnam Clean Air Days 2018

  Dec 22, 2018 17:22:13
NDO – More than one thousand people participated in the Vietnam Clean Air Days 2018 in Hanoi from December 22-23. 

Tra Vinh works to improve climate change response

  Dec 19, 2018 11:40:30
NDO/VNA – A conference to review and share effective models on livelihood and climate change response for the poor and ethnic minority groups in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh was held in the province on December 18. 

Tay Ninh: 50kg sun bear rescued after 15 years in captive

  Dec 11, 2018 11:08:45
NDO – A 50kg sun bear was rescued in Tan Bien district in the southern province of Tay Ninh on December 10, after almost 15 years being kept in her cage, announced the Animals Asia.