Environment

90% of respondents surveyed in Vietnam support closure of illegal wildlife market

90% of respondents surveyed in Vietnam support closure of illegal wildlife market

According to new research for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), over 90% of respondents surveyed in Vietnam support government-led closure of illegal and unregulated wildlife markets.

Pulp, votive paper facilities suspended for causing mass fish deaths

Four facilities which specialise in pulp and votive paper production have been suspended for polluting the Ma River, causing mass fish deaths on the river.

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Saline intrusion in Mekong Delta likely to linger on

Saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta will likely remain at a high level until the end of April or early May, before gradually declining, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

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12 new caves discovered in Quang Binh

Howard Limbert, an expert of the British Royal Caving Research Association, announced that 12 new caves have been found in Quang Binh during their exploration in early 2020.

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Mass fish and shrimp deaths on Ma River

Around a total of 6.5 tonnes of fish and shrimps have been found dead on Ma River in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

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11 minor earthquakes occur in Vietnam so far this year

Eleven minor earthquakes have occurred in Vietnam since the beginning of this year, according to the Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

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Ministry to allocate VND4bn to fight drought in the Mekong Delta

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will allocate VND4bn (USD170,000) to five provinces in the Mekong Delta in order to fight drought and saline intrusion.

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North expects more cold spells in April

The northern region will have three to five more cold spells that cause rainstorms in April.

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