Endangered baby turtles released to sea Environment

Endangered baby turtles released to sea

Baby turtles (Cheloniidae) hatched from eggs that had been moved to a beach in the Cham Islands' Marine Protected Area (MPA) were released into the ocean last weekend by the MPA's management board.
Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste Environment

Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam.
Workshop discusses Lima Action Plan in Vietnam Environment

Workshop discusses Lima Action Plan in Vietnam

The Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO held a workshop in the southern province of Dong Nai on November 28 to review its work in 2018 and plan for the implementation of the Lima Action Plan and eco-labelling in world biosphere reserves in Vietnam.
Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.
EVN asks to dump waste mud into sea Environment

EVN asks to dump waste mud into sea

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) Group’s Power Generation Corporation 3 (EVNGENCO 3) is submitting an application for a licence to dump waste mud into the sea off the coast of Binh Thuan province, a company official has said.
Singapore navy prevents pirate attack ASEAN

Singapore navy prevents pirate attack

The Singapore Navy in collaboration with the Indonesian and Malaysian authorities disrupted a sea robbery on the Singapore Strait tugboat on September 1.