World Wildlife Day: More efforts needed to protect Việt Nam's biodiversity

March 3 is World Wildlife Day. It is a United Nations International day to celebrate all the world's wild animals and plants and the contribution that they make to our lives and the health of the planet. This date was chosen as it is the birthday of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, signed in 1973.

Urban development must adapt, help combat climate change: experts

It is necessary to increase tree coverage to reduce the effect of heat-induced problems and increase the absorption of greenhouse gas emissions in urban areas in order to contribute to realising the target of net-zero emissions by 2050, according to Nguyễn Tuấn Quang from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).