plastic waste

Plastic waste monitoring helps protect aquatic ecosystems in Cu Lao Cham

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Quang Nam (VNA) – The Management Board of the Cu Lao Cham World Biosphere Reserve in Hoi An city in central Quang Nam province is working hard on monitoring plastic waste in order to protect aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity in the area. 

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.

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.

Cleaning seabed in Quang Nam

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(QNO) - A team of divers from the UNESCO’s Cham Islands World Biosphere Reserve (Hoi An city, Quang Nam province) collects trash and wipes out thorny starfish every day to clean the seabed and protect marine corals there.

Project launched to further reduce marine plastic waste

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(QNO)-A workshop to kick off pilot activities in the “Rethinking Plastics - Circular Economy Solutions to Marine Litter in Vietnam” project was held in Hanoi on April 9.