Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation

Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation

NDO/VNA – Vietnam and the Czech Republic will enhance environmental collaboration under an action plan for cooperation during 2020-2025 signed between Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and his Czech counterpart Richard Brabec in Prague on December 13. (Dec 14, 2019 18:17:33)

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Winner of “Better life for Bears” writing contest honoured

  Nov 15, 2019 16:40:45
NDO – The Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV) organised a ceremony in Hanoi, on November 15, to honour winners of “Better life for Bears” letter writing contest, on the occasion of the Vietnam Bear Day 2019. 

Endangered 500 snakebird flock discovered in Dong Nai

  Nov 14, 2019 15:42:03
NDO – An endangered flock of 500 snakebirds (Anhinga anhinga) have been found at a tourist site in Buu Long ward, Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai, attracting the attention of forest bird lovers and researchers of endangered wildlife. 

Green coffee shops in Da Nang

  Nov 13, 2019 05:12:45
NDO – As many as 31 cafes owned by young people in Da Nang City have joined the non-profit project 'Rethink Your Plastic Straws' towards environmental protection, encouraging all people to join hands in limiting the use of plastic waste and disposable plastics. 

Bac Ninh: No-plastic market makes highlight in “Youth against plastic waste" festival

  Nov 09, 2019 17:12:00
NDO – The “Youth action against plastic waste" festival officially opened in Bac Ninh city, the northern province of Bac Ninh on November 9, featuring practical activities and effective models to deal with the issue. 

Da Nang to host international conference on sustainable marine economic development

  Nov 04, 2019 17:41:30
NDO - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a meeting in Hanoi on November 4 to report on the preparation of an international conference on sustainable marine economic development and climate change adaptation. 

Vietnam and Japan cooperate in environmental assessment

  Oct 28, 2019 16:05:41
NDO - The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on environmental cooperation with Japan Association of Environment Assessment (JEAS) in Hanoi on October 28. 

Experts propose solutions to limit plastic waste

  Oct 23, 2019 11:11:43
NDO – Experts gathered at a seminar held by the Vietnam Association for Community Health Education (VACHE) in Hanoi on October 22 to discuss measures to promote public awareness on plastic waste. 

Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles

  Oct 21, 2019 20:05:12
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Government has engaged in various international commitments to enhance management and preserve vulnerable and endangered marine turtles, said Director General of the Directorate of Fisheries Tran Dinh Luan on October 21. 

Work commences on second waste-to-energy plant in Ho Chi Minh City

  Oct 16, 2019 17:28:22
NDO - Tam Sinh Nghia Company kicked off on October 16 construction of a waste-to-energy plant in Ho Chi Minh City, which can process 2,000 tonnes of waste per day and has a generation capacity of 40 megawatts. 

Religions join hands to protect environment

  Oct 14, 2019 16:16:28
NDO – A national conference on promoting the role of religions in environmental protection and climate change response opened in Hue city on October 14 to review the four-year implementation of a joint programme on environmental protection and praised faith based organisations in protecting the environment. 

Vietnam, Japan share measures to cope with flash flood, landslides

  Oct 12, 2019 11:23:44
NDO/VNA - A conference was held in Hanoi on October 11 to discuss cooperation between Vietnam and Japan in seeking measures and technology to mitigate damage from flash flood and landslides. 

Hanoi seminar discusses ways to improve air quality

  Oct 11, 2019 21:52:06
NDO/VNA – A seminar was held in Hanoi on October 11 to raise public awareness of the city’s efforts to improve air quality and the community’s involvement in the process. 

Japan helps Vietnam enhance water environment management

  Oct 08, 2019 16:33:02
NDO - A project on a regional survey on the private sector to disseminate Japanese technology for simple water monitoring devices to enhance water environment management capacity was officially launched on October 8. 

Winners of photo contest on actions for climate change among youth honoured

  Oct 07, 2019 16:35:46
NDO - An awards ceremony for a photo contest named “Challenge for Change” was held in Hanoi on October 7 by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.