Environment

Urgent response discussed for Mekong River

Urgent response discussed for Mekong River

As many as 18 million residents in the Mekong Delta are suffering serious consequences as the Mekong River is drying up due to over exploitation of hydropower plants in upstream countries, delegates heard at a recent conference in the

A train has struck and killed five elephants as they crossed over tracks at a tea plantation in northeast India, an official said Monday.

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Đà Nẵng beaches face worst erosion in decades

A 500m section of beach in Ngũ Hành Sơn District of the central city of Đà Nẵng has been seriously eroded by uninterrupted rain and rising sea waves in the last two months.

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Six moon bears rescued from bile farm in southern Vietnam

A team from Animals Asia arrived in Vietnam’s southern province of Binh Duong on a mission to rescue six moon bears that have been caged in a bile farm for at least 12 years.

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Climate victims seek justice, on the street and in the courtroom

People around the world beset by the impacts of global warming like droughts, heat waves and storm surges are calling for "climate justice," and many are pleading their cases in court.

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Vietnam set for colder winter

Winter this year is forecasted to come late but is likely to be much colder than previous years.

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Đà Nẵng fines polluting project owner

The central city of Đà Nẵng has fined the Sao Vàng Nha Trang Joint Stock Company, the owner of the Sapphire Hotel project, VNĐ320 million (US$14,000) for not completing an environmental assessment plan before construction.

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Wildcat rescued from a local family

The rescuing centre in Bạch Mã National Park has received a rare wild cat following efforts by a resident of central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province.

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