Tiền Giang to plant more coastal protection forests
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang will plant 250ha of new protection forests in coastal areas from 2021 to 2025, twice the amount of the 2015-20 period, according to the province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
At least one person was killed, 29 were injured and more than 1,700 houses’ roofs were blown away after Storm Noul made landfall on Quảng Bình and Thừa Thiên-Huế provinces at around 10am on Friday morning.
Plastic waste can take up to hundreds of years to decompose, creating an increasing burden on landfills, particularly when the sites run out of space to bury garbage.
The 10-kilometre Nhiêu Lộc-Thị Nghè Canal running through districts 1, 3, Tân Bình, Phú Nhuận, and Bình Thạnh in HCM City has become a popular place for sightseeing, taking photos and doing exercises.
Việt Nam is the fourth largest plastic polluter in the world. Each year, up to 700,000 tonnes of plastic waste is thrown away and not recycled properly.
While air quality in Hà Nội’s inner city remained mostly good and average in the last week of August, it did drop compared to previous weeks.
The Mekong Delta province of Kiên Giang has adjusted the zoning of the marine protected area of Phú Quốc National Park on Phú Quốc Island.