Environment

Vietnam co-chairs debate on protecting environment in armed conflicts

Vietnam co-chairs debate on protecting environment in armed conflicts

Protecting the environment in conflicts is a crucial need and a shared responsibility of the international community, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Mission to the United Nations, has affirmed.

Deforestation continues to rage in Vietnam

Vietnam will mark four years of natural forest closure this July, a measure to reverse severe deforestation.

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Hanoi announces warnings over suburban erosion

Hanoi authorities have issued warnings over serious erosion in four outlying districts.

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Singapore otters' lockdown antics spark backlash

Singapore's otters, long adored by the city-state's nature lovers, are popping up in unexpected places during the coronavirus lockdown but their antics have angered some and even sparked calls for a cull.

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Dak Lak deteriorating dams and reservoirs in need of repair

Hundreds of reservoirs in the central highlands province of Dak Lak are in urgent need of repair before the flooding season.

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Erosion problem keeps getting worse in the Mekong Delta

As many as 104 areas in the Mekong Delta region are facing serious erosion while the authorities lack solutions.

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Real estate project causes mud spill in Binh Thuan

Mud and sand split from an on-going real estate project in the southern central province of Binh Thuan has affected many local households.

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Hundreds of households in Hanoi suffer from overloaded dumping site

Over 500 households in Lien Phuong Commune, Hanoi, have reported a dumping site to the local authorities multiple times after living over a year with pollution.

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