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One missing after torrential rain across northern regions

Nguyễn Xuân Giang, 37, was swept away by flash floods on Thursday.

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HCM City seeks investors for wastewater treatment projects

HCM City is calling for investment in six planned wastewater treatment projects to treat about three million cubic metres (m3) of wastewater a day in the city.

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US wants to work with Việt Nam in climate change, energy transition

In talks with secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Nguyễn Văn Nên, John Kerry said that the US and Việt Nam had a good relationship in many areas and needed to strengthen cooperation to quickly to combat climate change.

   

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate visits Mekong Delta province

John Kerry said Việt Nam, including Bến Tre Province, has the advantage to develop wind and solar energy, adding that this will be an advantage for both countries to work together in the future.

 

Specific guidelines for waste separation at source should be issued soon

Managerial agencies should soon issue specific guidelines for localities to effectively apply separation of domestic solid waste at source following the Government's Decree No. 45/2022/NĐ-CP on sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of environment.

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Joint emergency response to prevent imminent extinction of Asian ‘unicorn’

The saola, one of the world’s rarest animals, is getting a critical emergency boost from the European Union, Re:wild and WWF-Viet Nam to prevent its extinction.

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Major irrigation system suffering serious pollution

The pollution has become a big concern and has resulted in serious consequences to people's lives, production and  the environment.

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Project helps strengthen Mekong Delta’s resilience against climate change

The project has been jointly launched by the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.

 

HCM City youth embrace green living

Swapping batteries for plants, cleaning waste at markets or refilling cosmetics are just some of the examples of young people engaging in environmental protection in Hồ Chí Minh City.

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Role of community on natural resource management needs to be increased

Innovative ideas, good practices, knowledge and experiences from both national and international projects that advance the effective collaborative management ‘co-management’ of natural resources in a more sustainable and climate-resilient way were shared.

 

Workshop calls for action against plastic waste in Hạ Long Bay

A workshop was held in Hạ Long City, the northern province of Quảng Ninh, on Friday to promote public awareness of marine plastic waste and action against single-use plastic products in Hạ Long Bay, a world natural heritage site.

   

Waste treatment exhibition opens in Đà Nẵng

More than 2,000 participants, researchers, businesses and visitors joined a waste treatment and environmental technology exhibition focusing on updated sustainable treatment solutions at the Đà Nẵng’s exhibition centre on August 25.

 

Storm Maon causes heavy rain, gusts in northeastern region

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control issued an official document on responding to the effects of the storm.

   

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