Various environmental activities to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019

Various environmental activities to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019

NDO – A wide range of environmental protection activities are to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019, scheduled for early next month, announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) on May 20. (May 21, 2019 11:03:22)


Finland helps Vietnam with waste management

  May 10, 2019 21:41:05
NDO/VNA – Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a Finnish delegation led by Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto on May 10 discussed issues regarding global climate change, thus pushing ahead with bilateral cooperation plans in waste management and energy solutions. 

Action plan promulgated to develop Mekong Delta’s adaption to climate change

  Apr 17, 2019 13:12:25
NDO – A comprehensive action plan has been promulgated to realise the Government Resolution 120/NQ-CP dated November 17, 2017, on facilitating sustainable development in the Mekong Delta in adaptation to climate change. 

Sea turtle rescue on Con Co Island

  Apr 16, 2019 17:07:32
NDO - There are currently five out of seven rare and precious species of sea turtles in the central province of Quang Tri. The Con Co Island Marine Protected Area Management Board is seeking ways to protect rare turtles from the brink of extinction. 

Vietnam supports green energy development: official

  Apr 10, 2019 21:50:42
NDO/VNA - The Vietnamese Government is committed to assisting energy companies in developing the market and providing energy-saving and environmentally-friendly solutions in the region and in the world, according to Minister of Trade and Industry Tran Tuan Anh. 

Vietnam, Netherlands strengthen cooperation in climate change adaptation and water management

  Apr 09, 2019 15:16:24
NDO – The 7th meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands Intergovernmental Committee on Climate Change Adaptation and Water Management opened in Hanoi on April 9, aiming to evaluate the implementation results and discuss the focus of cooperation between the two countries in the next period. 

Protecting the environment with practical actions

  Apr 05, 2019 17:00:52
NDO – Recently, several supermarkets in Vietnam have begun wrapping their products with environmentally-friendly materials in an effort to reduce the use of plastic bags and change customers’ behaviour, while conveying a message of protecting the environment from the smallest actions to the community. 

PM hails supermarkets using eco-friendly alternatives to plastic bags

  Apr 04, 2019 22:03:21
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised several supermarkets for using natural alternatives in wrapping goods, saying it contributes to raising public awareness of protecting the environment for the community’s benefits. 

Localities go dark in response to Earth Hour campaign

  Mar 31, 2019 14:21:26
NDO – Localities across the country joined around 7,000 cities worldwide to turn off their lights from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on March 30 in response to the Earth Hour campaign 2019. 

Hanoi: Various activities held in response to Earth Hour 2019 campaign

  Mar 30, 2019 16:15:31
NDO – A range of practical activities are being held as part of a campaign in Hanoi, which was launched on March 30 to respond to the Earth Hour 2019 campaign in the capital city. 

Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest

  Mar 29, 2019 18:21:41
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered tightening the control of changes in the use of forests while strictly enforcing the closure of natural forests at a conference of the steering committee for sustainable development of the forestry sector. 

Practicing energy saving to protect ozone layer

  Mar 26, 2019 17:06:54
NDO – The year 2019 marked 11 consecutive years of Vietnam responding to the Earth Hour campaign. Under the motto ‘Saving energy, Protecting the Earth’, the campaign calls on the community to actively work to protect the "common house" of people. 

Vietnam responds to World Meteorological Day 2019

  Mar 23, 2019 17:17:56
NDO/VNA – A ceremony in response to the World Meteorological Day 2019 was held in the northern port city of Hai Phong on March 23, calling for actions to protect human lives and assets in the context of increasing extreme weather phenomena. 

Meeting in Hanoi observes World Water Day 2019

  Mar 22, 2019 17:09:20
NDO – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) held a meeting in Hanoi on March 22 to observe the World Water Day 2019 and launch the Vietnam International Water Week, attracting the participation of the leaders of ministries, sectors, local People’s Committees and international organisations in Vietnam.