Environment

Tropical Indonesia's tiny glaciers to melt away in a decade: study

Tropical Indonesia's tiny glaciers to melt away in a decade: study

Indonesia's little-known glaciers are melting so fast they could disappear in a decade, a new study says, underscoring the imminent threat posed by climate change to ice sheets in tropical countries.

Increase in air monitoring frequency in HCM City proposed

The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed local authorities to raise the frequency of air monitoring.

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Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation

Vietnam and the Czech Republic will enhance environmental collaboration under an action plan for cooperation during 2020-2025 signed between Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and his Czech counterpart Richard Brabec in Prague on December 13.

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Terrible air pollution continues ravaging Hanoi

Hanoi’s air pollution has continued worsening, ranking among the worst cities in the world for air pollution.

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Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

Scientists said Wednesday they have come up with an environmentally-friendly method that uses artificial sunlight to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals, as countries worldwide battle to reduce waste.

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ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.

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Hanoi air quality worsens as dry weather continues

Air quality in Hanoi worsened this morning, November 11, as the northern region has had dry weather over recent days.

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JICA-funded waste-to-power project benefits Can Tho

Officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a working session with representatives from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on December 9 to discuss a project to reduce domestic waste in Can Tho in the coming time.

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