HN calls for investment in wastewater treatment projects
Hà Nội is calling for investment in wastewater treatment projects from 2016 to 2020 in a bid to protect the environment for sustainable development.
The southern central province of Bình Thuận has issued a temporary ban on the exploitation of molluscs and bivalves across its sea waters as part of an effort to protect and regenerate dwindling marine resources.
Water in a 10ha reservoir in southern Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province’s Tân Hải Commune has turned red and has a terrible smell.
Emissions from Tứ Đỉnh Joint Stock Company’s metallurgy plant have destroyed around 200 hectares of pineapple and other crops in the northern Lào Cai Province’s Mường Khương District, authorities said.
The average water level of many parts of the Hồng (Red) river has remarkably reduced in recent years, badly affecting agricultural production and the living conditions of residents in the northern low-land and midland areas.
The southern Đồng Nai Province’s transport department on Thursday ordered four sand mining and dredging projects in the region to suspend operations.
Đà Nẵng needs to invest in its tap water supply system, especially in remote areas, to effectively limit the rampant and rapid exploitation of underground water, experts have said.
So far, this month, the northern mountainous province authorities have detained 56 people allegedly involved in the destruction of 18.6 hectares of forest, mostly in order to grow crops, Vietnam News Agency reported.
At midnight yesterday in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, rangers and police has intercepted an illegal logging and timber smuggling operation in a protection forest, Nhân Dân (People) newspaper reported.
The local police of central Nghệ An Province have seized five frozen tigers after conducting a raid on a resident’s house in Diễn Châu District on Monday morning