Environment

Finland helps Vietnam build forestry database

Finland helps Vietnam build forestry database

Vietnam has set up a fully integrated forestry information database under a project funded by the Finnish Government, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said at a recent conference in Hanoi.

Sewage pollutes Nha Trang Bay

Nha Trang Bay is facing serious pollution caused by a drain from a surrounding residential area.

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Forest illeglly felled in central region forest

A range of decades-old trees in a forest managed by the two central provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue have been illegally logged.

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First waste-to-energy plant in Can Tho begins trial operation

The first waste-to-energy plant in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho began trial operation on October 15.

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‘Let’s clean up the ocean’ campaign wins public support

An event took place in Tuy Hoa city, the central coastal province of Phu Yen, on October 12 to review the three-month “Let’s clean up the ocean” campaign across Vietnam.

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Rhino horn cache seized at Noi Bai Airport

Customs officers at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have seized nearly 34 kilos of rhino horn from South Africa.

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Cambodia's 'Rubbish Man' schools children -- for trash

Sitting in a building made from used tyres, plastic bottles and old sneakers, Cambodian student Roeun Bunthon jots down notes during an English lesson at the "Rubbish School" where tuition is paid for with trash instead of cash.

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 Vietnam exerts efforts to ease climate change impacts: official

As one of the countries hardest hit by climate change, Vietnam has been actively performing international commitments and exerting efforts to ease its impacts, on official has said.

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