New resources for forest protection

New resources for forest protection

NDO - Vietnam has entered the world’s carbon credit trading market after a long period striving for sustainable forest management. This is a major event, marking a positive start in mobilising new resources for forest protection and improving forest quality and sustainable forest management, thereby helping Vietnam realise its climate targets. (Nov 29, 2020 16:03:03)


Con Dao acts to eliminate plastic waste

  Nov 18, 2020 16:20:58
NDO – The People’s Committee of Con Dao island district in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province has coordinated with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Vietnam to work on a project to reduce the use of plastic bags and single-use plastic products. 

More bears rescued from local bear bile farms

  Nov 14, 2020 09:19:37
NDO – Seven Asiatic black bears were released from two different bear bile farms in the southern province of Binh Duong on November 13, after bear owners have agreed to free them from cramped cages to live a better life at rescue centres. 

British natural historian’s documentary conveys strong message about protecting the Earth

  Nov 13, 2020 10:06:17
NDO – In his latest documentary titled "A Life On Our Planet”, English well-known natural historian David Attenborough delivers a wake-up call for all of us in protecting the common house of all – the Earth. 

Da Nang launches Circular Economic Hub towards green environment

  Nov 12, 2020 11:13:22
NDO – Da Nang Entrepreneurship Support Company Ldt (DNES) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the Da Nang Circular Economic Hub (DCEH) and the Green Avengers in Da Nang on November 11. 

Vietnam raises emission reduction target to 9% by 2030, says official

  Nov 10, 2020 17:57:56
NDO – Vietnam has committed to a 7.3% cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to the Business as Usual scenario (BAU) by 2025 and has raised its emission reduction target to 9% by 2030 in its newly updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), 1% higher than that contained in the previous NDC. 

Belgium-supported organisations sign commitments for environmental stability

  Nov 09, 2020 17:01:18
NDO – Eleven international organisations operating in Vietnam and supported by the Belgium Government signed a commitment on further contributions to environmental sustainability at a ceremony held in Hanoi on November 9. 

ADB approves US$2.5 million grant to support Vietnam’s disaster response

  Nov 09, 2020 16:54:41
NDO - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$2.5 million grant to assist the Government of Vietnam in providing emergency and humanitarian services to residents affected by the recent floods in the country’s central region. 

“Young ambassador” project launched

  Nov 06, 2020 17:16:14
NDO/VNA - A project to train 50 students at higher education institutions nationwide to become environmental ambassadors was launched at a ceremony at Hanoi National University (HNU) on November 6. 

Winner of video clip contest on environmental protection announced

  Oct 27, 2020 16:09:16
NDO – Hoang Minh Thuy from Ho Chi Minh City surpassed nearly 1,700 entries to win both the first prize and another award for her creative ideas in the video clip contest “For a Green Vietnam”, as announced by the organising committee during an award ceremony in Hanoi on October 27. 

‘Green ambassadors looking for clean air’ seminar held

  Oct 23, 2020 11:46:56
NDO – A seminar named ‘Green ambassadors looking for clean air’ took place in Hanoi, on October 22, aiming to inspire young people to take green actions through the stories of young leadersand community leaders working to improve air quality. 

Hanoi bear rescued after 18 years in captivity

  Oct 16, 2020 16:07:47
NDO – A 200-kg Asian black bear has been successfully rescued by Animals Asia Foundation, after being kept in a cage for 18 years in Hanoi’s outskirt district of Phuc Tho. 

Hanoi cycling journey helps raise awareness on environment protection

  Oct 04, 2020 17:23:01
NDO/VNA – A friendship cycling journey for a green Hanoi city 2020 and relevant activities are underway from October 2-4 in streets around Hoan Kiem Lake, Hang Ngang, Hang Dao, and Dong Xuan market in the heart of the capital city as part of events to celebrate the 1010th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi (1010-2020). 

Co Tu people help save freshwater fish from extinction

  Oct 03, 2020 11:53:13
NDO/VNA – Scientists are working with the Co Tu community on a conservation programme to sustain levels of freshwater fish. 

Workshop discusses modern technology and its application in the hydro-meteorological monitoring network

  Oct 02, 2020 17:18:55
NDO – A workshop on hydro-meteorological monitoring technology for forecasting and warning of natural disasters in the digital era as well as information consultation on meteorology and hydrology for disaster risk disclosure was held in Hanoi on October 2.