HCM City: Residents swap trash for rice in fight against plastics

HCM City: Residents swap trash for rice in fight against plastics

NDO/VNA – District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in return for their trash. (Sep 20, 2020 11:22:32)


Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 launched in Hanoi

  Aug 25, 2020 18:10:17
NDO – Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 was jointly launched by the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA), the Vietnam Coalition for Climate Action (VCCA), the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) and partners in Hanoi on August 25. 

PM issues directive on managing, recycling and minimising plastic waste

  Aug 22, 2020 12:28:26
NDO – The Prime Minister has just issued Directive 33/CT-TTg on strengthening the management, reuse, recycling, treatment and reduction of plastic waste. 

Over VND50 trillion invested in forestry sector in the 2016-2020 period

  Aug 20, 2020 18:25:55
NDO – Over VND50 trillion (US$2.1 billion) has been mobilised for investment in the forestry sector during the 2016-2020 period, equivalent to 84.3% of the set plan, according to the Vietnam Administration of Forestry. 

Changing mindsets in water resource usage, management: NA official

  Aug 18, 2020 09:48:35
NDO/VNA – Changing mindsets in the management and usage of water resources is essential to ensuring water security and dam safety, according to Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Science, Technology and Environment Phan Xuan Dung. 

Binh Thuan: 45 baby turtles released to sea

  Aug 18, 2020 09:26:49
NDO/VNA – The management board of the marine protected area in Phu Quy island district of south-central Binh Thuan province released 45 baby turtles to the sea on August 17. 

2020 International Youth Day: Vietnamese youth takes action for a cleaner environment

  Aug 12, 2020 18:14:07
NDO – Vietnamese young people should take actions to protect the environment towards enabling a better Vietnam for future generations. 

Dong Nai: Rare birds flock to Tri An Lake

  Aug 09, 2020 11:16:21
NDO – Hundreds of rare painted stork (Mycteria leucocephala) have flocked to the Tri An Lake in the Dong Nai Province Culture and Nature Reserve. 

Workshop discusses ways to preserve and develop Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve

  Jul 23, 2020 17:35:18
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee held a workshop on July 23 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the management and development of Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve (2000-2020). 

Vietnam, Denmark sign agreement to develop offshore wind energy

  Jul 23, 2020 09:01:49
NDO - Danish investment firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and its partners have signed a memorandum of understanding with the central province of Binh Thuan to develop a wind energy project with a total capacity of 3.5GW off the coast of La Gan. 

“Treasure” of biodiversity discovered in Kon Plong district

  Jul 21, 2020 18:17:55
NDO - Recent biodiversity surveys have revealed a "treasure" of rare and endangered wildlife including the gray-shanked douc langur, yellow-cheeked crested gibbon, owston's palm civet, horse bear, slow loris, otter, wild cats and many other species of Vietnam, in Kon Plong district, the Central Highland province of Kon Tum. 

UNESCO launches programme seeking youth ideas to eliminate plastic ocean

  Jul 14, 2020 17:00:51
NDO – A ‘Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic’ programme was launched in Hanoi on July 14 to boost the key role the youth play in developing ideas and implementing initiatives to deal with plastic waste in the ocean. 

Winners of children’s contest on bear protection honoured

  Jul 11, 2020 11:36:36
NDO – An award ceremony for a children’s contest on bear protection was held on July 10 at Phung Thuong Elementary School in Hanoi’s Phuc Tho District. 

Endangered moon bear and civet populations spotted in Thanh Hoa

  Jul 10, 2020 10:01:30
NDO – Endangered Asian black bears and Owston's palm civets, two species listed in the IUCN Red List as well as the Vietnam Red Book, have been spotted in the forests of Pu Luong Nature Reserve in Thanh Hoa Province. 

Additional 106,300 hectares of concentrated forest planted in first half of 2020

  Jul 01, 2020 17:13:41
NDO - Vietnam’s newly-planted concentrated forest areas reached 106,300 hectares in the first half of this year, up 0.2% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.