Environment

Tourist waste pollutes seas, rivers

Although a booming tourism industry has turned Vietnam into one of the hottest destination in all of Asia , rampant waste by the same industry is destroying the country’s charming coasts and waterways.
According to the Nha Trang Bay Reserve, every day nearly 10 tonnes of waste water are let into the sea by tourism facilities and locals in Nha Trang City .
Environment

HCM City plans for climate change adaptation

The country’s largest economic hub has been identified as one of the 10 cities in the world most likely to be severely affected by climate change, and the need to deploy an adaptation plan is urgent, officials have said.
Environment

Vietnam, Germany join hands in oceanography

The Nha Trang Oceanography Institute and a team of German scientists are carrying out a joint research project in the mouth of Mekong River and the upwelling in the southern central region.
Environment

Measures to cope with groundwater decrease

Building concentrated water supply systems, using water economically and planting trees are considered immediate and long-term solutions to the reduction of groundwater level, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
Environment

Seminar on climate change held in Hanoi

A seminar on supplying the press with information on climate change, co-organised by the United Nations (UN) and the Vietnamese Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, was held in Hanoi on June 3.
Environment

Delta environment set for forum agenda

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will organise an annual forum on preserving the Mekong River Delta’s natural resources as part of efforts to ensure sustainable development.