Considered as the tropical forest underwater, coral reef plays an important role in marine life. In part of the water off Nha Trang beach, the reef is dying at an alarming rate. Local authorities have ordered a ban of swimming and diving off Mun Island to investigate the cause and work on viable solutions to breathe new life into the coral.
Bình Định south-central coastal province will have action plans to improve solid waste and plastic management to reduce marine plastic pollution, Chairman of Bình Định Province People's Committee, Nguyễn Phi Long has said.
Waste treatment enterprises in Hà Nội are suffering losses and are at risk of bankruptcy due to high petrol and oil prices, not only putting their businesses in jeopardy but creating the risk of waste not being collected.
The circular economy is an economic model which encompasses the design, production, consumption and services for activities aimed at reducing raw materials, extending product life, reducing waste generation, and minimising adverse impacts on the environment.
The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment is promoting the application of advanced technologies in waste management in order to manage effectively large amounts of waste generated in the city.