Science & Education

Huế goes ‘green’ by boosting electric traffic

The development of electric vehicles towards green traffic development in Huế City has been seen as a positive solution in implementing the public transport project that the province and UNDP have been focusing on.


Group in Đà Nẵng don't let disabilities stop them cleaning up city

Members of the Green Integration group, a group of people with disabilities, share a love for the environment and want to help the community.


Việt Nam, EU boost forest governance

Many efforts have been made by Việt Nam and Europe Union in improving forest governance and enhancing the legal framework for timber and timber products in general and for their export from Việt Nam to the EU and all other markets over past years.


Sài Gòn-Đồng Nai River polluted due to urbanisation

The river receives a huge volume of wastewater from residential areas, manufacturing plants, industrial parks and export processing zones located along the river. Wastewater along with rainwater runs through the sewer system, causing serious pollution.


Đồng Tháp faces increasing erosion

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Đồng Tháp is in the rainy season and facing flooding caused by the rising level of the Mekong River, and this makes erosion become more severe.


Thanh Hóa coastal village witnesses increasing erosion

Residents at Tân Xuân Village recalled how several houses collapsed into the sea, and those families had to move further inland. 


WWF launches campaign against high level of wildlife meat consumption in Việt Nam

Văn Ngọc Thịnh, Director of WWF Việt Nam, said that Việt Nam, Laos and Cambodia are showing high levels of wildlife consumption, especially mammals and birds that are easily found in markets and restaurants.


Community makes effort to reduce plastic rubbish

Hà Tĩnh City is an urban area with a large amount of daily waste discharged into the environment, causing Hà Tĩnh City People's Committee to implement a strategic action plan.


Typhoon Nesat to continue decreasing in intensity

Thanh Hóa and Nghệ An should expect 50-100mm of rainfall and up to 130mm in places.


Endangered turtles, tortoises found in Thanh Hoá nature reserve

Some 15 big-headed turtles and 10 impressed tortoises have been found at the Pu Hu Nature Reserve in the central province of Thanh Hoá under a two-year project starting in 2020.


At least 3 killed by downpours in central Việt Nam

At least three people have been killed due to downpours and floods in central Việt Nam while some 25,000 houses have been inundated. 


One death reported in Đà Nẵng's historic floods

Flooding destroyed about 7.5 hectares of crops, while 2,524 power stations were damaged, affecting about 206,000 clients. So far, 1,032 of which have been repaired. 


Storm SONCA causes worst Đà Nẵng floods in a decade

After weakening from a tropical storm to a low tropical pressure system, SONCA dumped up to 800mm of rain in many areas. 


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