North faces drought Environment

North faces drought

Northern Vietnam may face its worst drought in more than a century, from next January through April, a conference heard on Dec. 8.
North prepares for drought Environment

North prepares for drought

The water level of the Hong (Red) River, the country’s second biggest river has reached its lowest recorded level for a century, leaving more than 200 vessels stranded and threatening farming production, warned authorities.

Seminar seeks ways to conserve elephants

The Dong Nai province Forest Ranger Department in coordination with national parks in the southern region held a seminar on Nov. 26 to seek ways to raise public awareness of elephant conservation and expand the living environment for the animal.

Ways of adapting to climate change discussed

A number of environmental specialists and local officials had the opportunity to exchange ideas on how to make the nation’s cities adapt to climate changes at a national conference held in Hanoi on November 26.