Việt Nam will lose nearly 39 per cent of the total area of Cửu Long (Mekong) River delta – the biggest rice granary of the country if the sea level rises 100cm by the end of the century.
Việt Nam has initially outlined five major goals to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Residents who live around Hà Nội’s Văn Quán Lake are complaining that the lake, once a beautiful spot, has become very polluted and is stinking up its surroundings.
The government of HCM City has approved a pilot factory project that will treat 100 kilos of rubbish a day at the Phước Hiệp Rubbish Dump Area.
Big waves and a rise in sea level have washed away an area of 4,000sq.m of Cửa Đại Beach, 5km from Hội An’s ancient town since last week, after a series tropical low pressures and heavy downpours hit the central coastal region.
Coastal communities in the south are in danger of losing their livelihoods to increasing land erosion resulting from the loss of a natural buffer - mangrove forests.
Planning for HCM City and its neighbouring provinces must be adjusted to adapt to climate change and ensure sustainable development, speakers said at a meeting on regional planning to 2030 held in Hà Nội last week.
The Forestry Management Department of the southern province of Tây Ninh has received 66 turtles, weighing a total of 50 kilogrammes, seized by Mộc Bài Border Gate customs officers on a coach from Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city.
Newly-released test results prove that polluted water caused mass fish deaths in the middle of June at farms in south central Bình Thuận Province.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged US$24 million to help the Quảng Nam and Thừa Thiên Huế provinces protect forests, enhance biodiversity conservation and strengthen communities’ resilience.