Environment

New damselfly species found in central Vietnam

New damselfly species found in central Vietnam

A new species of damselfly was recently discovered in two national parks in the neighbouring provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh in central Vietnam.

Golf project recalled after criminal deforestation

Authorities in Lam Dong Province have suspended a golf project that has caused damage to forested land over a 13-year period.

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Hanoi’s air quality continues worsening

Hanoi’s air pollution has continued worsening in many areas, posing health risks for local residents.

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HCM City to change water sourcing locations

HCMC will change the location for water sourcing to the upstream of Saigon and Dong Nai rivers and then to Dau Tieng and Tri An reservoirs due to pollution fears.

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed US President Joe Biden's decision to rejoin the Paris climate accord, but called on him to adopt an "ambitious" plan to fight global warming.

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PM demands strengthening air pollution control as air quality worsens

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has demanded subordinate levels strengthen air pollution control as air quality in many localities, particularly Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City has worsened.

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Formosa special environmental supervision ends

The Vietnam Environment Administration has announced that they has stopped the special supervision at Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co Ltd who caused the mass fish death disaster in the central region.

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Vietnam responds to World Wetlands Day

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has asked other ministries, agencies and localities to take action in response to World Wetlands Day (February 2).

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