environment

Press award on ocean plastic pollution reduction launched

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Hanoi (VNA) – The press award on reducing plastic pollution in the ocean was launched in Hanoi on July 20, along with a photo contest themed white pollution and its effects on marine ecosystems.

Green tourism in Dong Giang

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(QNO) - A green tour to Dong Giang district (Quang Nam province) has recently been held to respond to the Vietnam’s National Tourism Year 2022.

USAID assists Vietnamese businesses to reduce greenhouse gas emission

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HCM City (VNA) - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in coordination with the Enterprise Development Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, organised a training workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on June 29, aiming to provide information relating to greenhouse gas reduction as well as offering solutions to businesses.

Children – deciders of Earth’s future

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Hanoi (VNA) – The environment education for children, who are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation than other groups, is considered the key for ensuring a better future of the Earth.

Meeting marks World Oceans Day, Vietnam’s sea-island week in Phu Yen

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A meeting took place in the south-central province of Phu Yen to celebrate World Oceans Day (June 8) and the Vietnam Sea and Island Week, which began on June 1.

JICA supports Vietnam in realising net-zero emission commitment

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Hanoi (VNA) – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Japan Science and Technology (JST), in cooperation with the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) and the Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT) of Japan, organised a signing ceremony of Record of Discussions for the “Project for Innovation of Science and Technology on Natural Rubber for Global Carbon Process” in Hanoi on May 19.

National strategy on environmental protection to 2030 approved

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Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision approving the National Strategy for Environmental Protection to 2030 with a vision until 2050, in which the Government sets targets to prevent the increasing trend of environmental pollution, solve urgent environmental problems, and step by step improve and restore the quality of the environment.

Vietnam moves to meet climate change commitments at COP26

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VOV.VN - Vietnam has drafted a National Strategy on Climate Change for the period leading up to 2050 that reflects the qualitative change in its climate change response, said Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh.

Retailers to be fined if providing single-use plastic bags to consumers from 2026

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(QNO) - Hanoi (VNA) - Retailers that provide single-use plastic bags to customers will be fined from 2026, said an official of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) at a seminar summarising the PLASTIC ALLIANCE pilot project on April 20.

Agro-tourism development in Hoi An

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(QNO) - Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) is developing tourism in association with agricultural production and services in rural areas for local economic development in the new normal, making sure of the dual goal of economic recovery and effective prevention and control of Covid-19.

Vietnam, US enhance cooperation in climate change, environmental pollution

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Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on January 28 inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to address the complex challenges of climate change and environmental pollution. 

Plan for green tourism in Quang Nam

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(QNO) - A plan for green tourism development towards 2025 has recently been launched by the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee.

First report on maritime environment, national islands completed

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Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has completed a report on maritime environment and national islands in the 2016-20 period, Director General of the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) Ta Dinh Thi said on August 13. 

Hi-tech prawn farming

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(QNO) - The model of hi-tech prawn farming offers a new prospect to farmers in the sandy area of Duy Xuyen district (Quang Nam province).

Start of clean industry

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(QNO) - Hi-tech industry in combination with urbanisation and trade-service is the target for Quang Nam Northern development, helping limit negative impacts on the environment.