Urbanisation in Việt Nam reached 15 per cent growth – a double increase over past two decades, making a 75 per share of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but it needs a big change in earning ‘green growth’ over the next period.
The southern province of Bình Phước will stop clearing natural forest land for the planting of industrial trees with high economic value, the provincial authority has announced.
Over the past two months, inhabitants of streets like Hàng Bài, Đinh Tiên Hoàng, Lê Thái Tổ and Hàng Khay in Hà Nội have grown used to seeing garbage collectors riding a bicycle with two dustbins on each side.
It is unnecessary to use advanced technology to clean the marine environment in the four central provinces hit by the recent marine pollution as the coral reef ecosystem and seafood resources monitored there have shown signs of recovery.
The environment cannot be allowed to be destroyed for the sake of socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc told an online environment protection conference with 63 localities this morning.
In HCM City’s District 7, twigs, leaves and other parts shed by trees are no longer sent to solid waste treatment plants for burial but are instead recycled for compost.
Flooding caused by prolonged rains resulted in a landslide which collapsed three houses early Tuesday morning in Sa Pa District, Lào Cai northern mountainous province, officials said.
The world’s second largest population of the critically endangered Delacour’s langur was recently discovered by Fauna & Flora International (FFI), giving fresh hope for one of the planet’s rarest species.
Việt Nam’s marine environment risks being severely polluted due to insufficient protection measures and indiscriminate exploitation of natural resources, marine experts have said.
Storm Dinamu swept through the northern port city of Hải Phòng to the northern Ninh Bình Province after making landfall in the mainland yesterday, bring in heavy rains to the northern and northern central regions, the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre said.