Diplomats join hands to protect environment, reduce plastic waste

Diplomats join hands to protect environment, reduce plastic waste

NDO – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in coordination with French Embassy in Vietnam held an environmental seminar in Hanoi on January 14, attracting the participation of French environmental experts and MOFA officers. (Jan 15, 2020 11:34:08)


Festival raises public awareness of clean air in Hanoi

  Dec 22, 2019 10:15:38
NDO – The Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) organised the 2019 Vietnam Clean Air Festival in Hanoi on December 21, aiming to raise public awareness of the status quo, cause and impacts of air pollution as well as solutions to address the ever important issue. 

Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation

  Dec 14, 2019 18:17:33
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. 

Four more Vietnamese sites recognised as ASEAN heritage parks

  Dec 10, 2019 17:55:54
NDO – The Vietnam Environment Administration and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity organised a consultation workshop on the establishment of Vietnam's ASEAN Heritage Parks Network and a ceremony to honour four Vietnamese sites recognised as ASEAN heritage parks, in Da Lat city, on December 10. 

Action plan hopes to reduce 75% of marine plastic waste

  Dec 05, 2019 22:41:28
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a national action plan on marine plastic waste management by 2030 that aims to reduce 75% of plastic debris in the ocean in the next 10 years. 

When the langurs come back

  Dec 04, 2019 18:13:24
NDO - On a karst block close to the residential area of Tuyen Hoa district (Quang Binh province), black langurs with white nape are growing up. 

Awards honour wildlife protection efforts

  Dec 02, 2019 18:08:24
NDO – Outstanding law enforcement individuals and collectives with great contributions to wildlife protection have been honoured with the third Outstanding Achievement Awards for Wildlife Protection, 2019. 

Project on Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development launched

  Nov 25, 2019 17:50:14
NDO – The German Development Cooperation Organisation (GIZ), the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) co-organised a ceremony, in Hanoi, on November 25, to launch the Project on Policy Advice for Climate Resilient Economic Development, the period 2019-2022. 

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.