Large areas of sea in the central province of Hà Tĩnh are being polluted by untreated waste from local shrimp farming activities.
Việt Nam has gradually improved its legal framework to control persistent organic pollutants but there remain challenges in tackling environmental problems, according to experts.
An international conference entitled World Heritage and Sustainable Development in the Contemporary Context was held yesterday at Mường Thanh Luxury Hotel, Bãi Cháy Ward, Hạ Long City in the northern province of Quảng Ninh.
The central city’s environmental protection sub-department has been testing the quality of water samples taken from the ocean beside Đà Nẵng and at waste water discharge outlets after local residents and tourists suffered rashes after swimming at public beaches in recent scorching days.
Have you ever seen a garbage bag sitting (and stinking) in front of your house, even though you hung a sign saying, “Please do not leave trash here”?
More than 300ha of oyster farms producing some 500 tonnes of oysters have died in Long Hòa commune, Châu Thành district in southern Trà Vinh province.
Authorities in southern Bình Dương Province have discovered that a company had been illegally dumping untreated industrial waste in the Tân Uyên Commune.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Trần Hồng Hà continued to answer questions on land and environmental issues during a question-and-answer session at the National Assembly on Tuesday.
In a business-as-usual scenario, world’s ocean could contain one tonne of plastic for every three tonnes of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastic than fish [by weight].
The Hải Hà District Police in the northern province of Quảng Ninh on Thursday caught two men discharging 2,000 litres of untreated waste water into a paddy field in Quảng Phong Commune, Hải Hà District.