Rare Asian openbills seen again in Bạc Liêu
About 200 Asian openbill storks, listed in the rare bird category in the Việt Nam Red Data Book, have been seen in Bạc Liêu Bird Sanctuary in the Mekong Delta province of Bạc Liêu since the beginning of the year.
Police in Bình Thuận Province have started criminal proceedings against four leader and officials from the Là Ngà Protective Forest Management Board for violating regulations on the exploitation and protection of forests.
Like other provinces in the Central Highlands, Đắk Lắk was in the high time of dry season 2019.
Dozens of hectares of forest were illegally cut down and private properties were constructed along National Road 29 in the area between Ea Súp and Buôn Đôn districts as authorities admitted they were struggling to stop the encroachment.
Provinces in the southern region and the Central Highlands have taken measures to prepare for drought and ensure a stable supply of power as weather forecasts say that the region could face a prolonged heat wave this year.
More than 3,000 cu.m of untreated wastewater is released into Hà Nội’s Cầu Bây Canal through 26 discharge points daily.
Việt Nam Rivers Network is launching a campaign to search for untouched rivers all over the country to call on policy makers, investors of development projects and the community to protect rivers.
The so-called #trashtag challenge has gone viral in recent days and inspired people the world over to clean up rubbish in public areas, and Việt Nam is no exception.
More than sixty six large trees of rare species were found to have been illegally felled in the core of a protected forest area in the central province of Quảng Bình.
About 33,000ha of the U Minh Hạ National Forest in the southern province of Cà Mau is at risk of fire.