Quảng Ninh losing its marine resources
Despite being a long-standing hot issue that receives special attention from both the local government and the public, overfishing continues to be a headache and “marine resources are being adversely impacted by harmful, over-exploitative fishing practices.”
Widespread water pollution nationwide has inflicted an estimated economic loss of VNĐ11.6 trillion (US$510.7 million) in the last ten years and the situation is not getting better, an environmental expert says.
The People’s Court of the central coastal province of Nha Trang will begin proceedings on Monday in the case against Hoàng Tấn Hải, who was found illegally trafficking 10 tonnes of marine turtles in 2014.
Unsustainable livelihoods, including the chopping down of protective forests for agricultural production and building houses near streams and rivers, have increased risks of natural disasters, officials admitted at a meeting yesterday.
The Danish Week – Sustainable City Solutions hosted by the Danish embassy in Hà Nội and the HCM City University of Architecture began in HCM City on Thursday
Past good-willed but misconceived efforts to prepare the Mekong Delta region for the worst consequences of climate change might do more harm than good. But, the damages can be reverted through the Government’s change in mindset, which embraces natural cycles instead of forceful interventions.
Tourism businesses have been told to be aware of the consumption of wild fauna and flora species for the conservation of nature as well their own sustainable development.
The People’s Procuracy in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Nông approved an arrest warrant against Chairman of the People’s Committee of Trường Xuân Commune, Phạm Quốc Thụy.
The Mekong provinces of An Giang and Kiên Giang have worked together to efficiently use water resources, combat natural disasters and cope with their aftermath.
A 500m section of beach in Ngũ Hành Sơn district of Đà Nẵng city has been seriously eroded by uninterrupted rain and rising sea waves in the last two months.