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Nepal activists call for end of animal sacrifice

Nepal activists call for end of animal sacrifice

Nepali activists rallied in Kathmandu on Friday calling for an end to religious animal sacrifices, months ahead of a festival that in the past has seen tens of thousands of animals slaughtered.

Mud dumping off Quy Nhon coast proposed

Vietnam Maritime Administration (Vinamarine) is seeking authorities of the central province of Binh Dinh for dumping 300,000 cubic metres of mud off the coast of Quy Nhon City.

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Phu Quoc struggles to search for new dumping site

Authorities in Phu Quoc Island are finding new dumping sites for the increasing amount of waste produced.

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Man arrested over Lam Dong deforestation case

Lam Dong police have just arrested another accomplice in a group of men who are accused of destroying over 10 hectares of forest.

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Japan has joined Britain in pledging to become carbon neutral later this century, as the world races to prevent catastrophic climate change, but critics blasted Tokyo's plan as unambitious.

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 Report: Coal power to continue to decline

Carbon Tracker has released its latest report entitled “Here comes the sun (and wind)”, containing the findings of a coal power economic analysis for Vietnam to understand the potential for asset stranding and the relative competitiveness of renewable energy.

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One more time: 2020 Olympic podiums to be made from recycled plastic

Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push.

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Severe heatwave to continue in Vietnam

The severe hot spell which is hitting the north and central regions may last until June 13.

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