Environment

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind.

Training on waste collection and classification, a contest on initiatives to reduce plastic rubbish and beach clean-up campaigns were featured at the programme “Action for a Green Ha Long: Towards zero-waste tour programmes” on June 14.

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2 more bears sent to rescue centre

In only a week, two captive Asiatic black bears were rescued in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng, Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) said on Tuesday.

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HCM City targets treating 90% of discharged water

HCM City has set a target of treating 90 per cent discharged water into rivers and canals by 2020.

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Another mass fish death in lakes near Ha Long Bay

Mass fish deaths have been found in lakes near the UNESCO world heritage site of Ha Long Bay.

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Uncompleted electric fence project sees hungry elephants reaching out

An uncompleted electric fence has been unable to prevent wild elephants from looking for food at farms and gardens in Dong Nai Province.

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Thermal power plant’s mud dumping faces opposition

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has opposed mud dumping of Vinh Tan 1 thermal power plant for the concerns of possible impact on the maritime ecosystem.

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Conference debates sustainable energy obstacles

Renewable energy does not need to be imported and will help Vietnam save lots of money in the future, according to Bui Vinh Thang, Business Developer at Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd.

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