Earth Hour Ambassador Thuy Van and hundreds of workers from Hanoi City Power Corporation walked along main streets in downtown Hanoi on March 21 in response to Earth Hour 2017.
More than 2,000 students from the University of Sciences, Vietnam National University - Hanoi participated in an event on March 20 in response to the Earth Hour 2017 Campaign.
The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has proposed the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to fast-track allocation of the funding for three local climate change response projects.
Several areas in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai were hit by hailstorms and whirlwinds during March 17-19.
Environmental services co-operatives have been operating for years in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, providing a cleaner living environment for residents.
Only a few stunted saplings have been planted in the new urban areas in Hanoi. While the area of Hanoi has increased by fourfold, the green area has not increased accordingly.
A tornado swept through Dong Ha city in the central province of Quang Tri on March 18, though no injuries were reported.
More than 1,500 volunteers collected garbage along Xuan Thanh beach in central Ha Tinh province’s Nghi Xuan district on March 19 following the launching of a beach clean-up campaign.
The role of archaeological research in the preservation of the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh was highlighted at a conference held in Ninh Binh on March 18.
Experts from the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Japan met at a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 17 to discuss the application of emission-reducing technology.
A national meeting and a range of activities in response to World Water Day (March 23) will be held in the northern province of Bac Ninh on March 21-22.
The forestry sector will work to increase its average production value to between 5.5 and 6 percent a year, forest coverage rate to 42 percent, and export value to at least 8 billion USD annually from now to 2020.
The forest management department of the central province of Quang Nam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation with its counterpart body in Laos’ Sekong province on March 16.
A national workshop was held in Hanoi on March 16 to expand a monitoring system for forest resources by using tablets and Android apps.
The northeastern province of Quang Ninh plans to close down all traditional lime kilns by 2018, sai Vu Van Dien, deputy chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.
Air pollution in the capital city of Hanoi, which has been bad since March 7, is so severe now that health experts have warned people to stay indoors.
The Song Hau Food Company, a rice exporter, has reduced its energy consumption by 983,764 kWh in the past four years, saving 62,615 USD.
HCM City will publish air and water quality indexes on 48 electronic screens across the city, starting later this month, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.