Science & Education

Massive whale carcass washed ashore in Quảng Ninh

According to local fishermen, when being found in the morning of Monday, the whale, weighing about 5-7 tonnes, was in the process of decomposition and giving off a strong smell.

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Bình Định to improve waste management with international funded

Bình Định south-central coastal province will have action plans to improve solid waste and plastic management to reduce marine plastic pollution, Chairman of Bình Định Province People's Committee, Nguyễn Phi Long has said.

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Fines set for not sorting trash

Starting August 25, a fine of up to VNĐ1 million (US$42.8) can be applied to households that do not sort domestic waste per regulations.

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Waste treatment enterprises ask for financial support

Waste treatment enterprises in Hà Nội are suffering losses and are at risk of bankruptcy due to high petrol and oil prices, not only putting their businesses in jeopardy but creating the risk of waste not being collected.

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An Giang declares riverbank erosion emergency

The An Giang Province People’s Committee has declared an erosion emergency in a section of the Hậu River, a tributary of the Mekong, in An Phú District.

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Collective efforts for Việt Nam to shift to circular economy

The circular economy is an economic model which encompasses the design, production, consumption and services for activities aimed at reducing raw materials, extending product life, reducing waste generation, and minimising  adverse impacts on the environment.

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Đắk Lắk to use GPS tracking necklaces to monitor wild elephants

The International Organisation for Nature Conservation in Việt Nam and Đắk Lắk Province are working on a GPS tracking system to help with elephant conservation in the province.

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HCM City eyes advanced waste-management technologies

The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment is promoting the application of advanced technologies in waste management in order to manage effectively large amounts of waste generated in the city.

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Storm Chaba weakens into tropical depression

The National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Centre reported at 1am on Sunday that the No.1 storm (Chaba) has weakened into a tropical depression.

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Traditional markets slow to use environmentally friendly plastic bags

Traditional markets have been slow to embrace the use of environmentally friendly bags.

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Tens of wild animals released back to nature

As many as 58 animals of eight species, including civet, king cobra, keeled box turtle, crested bird, cuckoo, yellow-billed starling, red-breasted parakeet, and Japanese zosterops, along with some cobras, were released back to Cúc Phương National Park on Saturday.

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Prime Minister orders urgent actions in response to powerful storm Chaba

Chaba, the first tropical storm to hit the East Sea this year, is predicted to gain more strength and cause torrential rains in the northern region between July 2-7.

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Green Sculpture event raise awareness of environment protection

A competition and exhibition called Green Sculpture is being held at Estella Place, Thủ Đức City to display sculptures made from recycled materials.

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