Environment

New plant species found in Sơn Trà Nature Reserve

New plant species found in Sơn Trà Nature Reserve

The Southern Institute of Ecology has discovered three new plant species unknown to the world in the Sơn Trà Nature Reserve during a three-year research and revaluation of its biodiversity, Dr Lưu Hồng Trường told a recent scientific conference

Vietnam Fisheries Association opposes mud dumping for power project

The Vietnam Fisheries Association has filed a complaint about the dumping of tonnes mud off the coast of Binh Thuan to construct the Vinh Tan 1 Coal Power Plant.

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Wild elephants re-appear in Quang Nam Province

A herd of seven elephants have re-appeared in a commune in the central province of Quang Nam after they were first spotted in February this year.

 >>  Wild elephants spotted in Quang Nam Province
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 Harsh report issue on Vietnam’s urban environment

Vietnam’s urban environment, especially in big cities, is facing numerous challenges, including air and water pollution, solid waste treatment and flooding, according to the 2016 National Environmental Report issued in Hanoi on July 20.

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Cities discharge 70% of CO2 in Vietnam

Cities consume 70 per cent of Vietnam’s total energy and discharge 70 per cent of the country’s total carbon dioxide emissions, a policy dialogue announced yesterday in Hanoi.

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Vietnam commits to better bear preservation

The Vietnam Administration of Forestry on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AnimalsAsia on building plans to better protect bears.

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Bai Chay violating resort projects investigated

Local authorities in Quang Ninh City's Bai Chay Town have started an investigation into two stagnant resort projects which are accused of various violations and threatening the environment.

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Catalogue of violations at country's largest mining project

Various environmental violations have been found in the Nui Phao mining project in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.

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