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Vietnam Environment Administration

Toyota Vietnam joins hands in developing green schools

Environment

Toyota Vietnam joins hands in developing green schools

Toyota Motor Vietnam Co., Ltd (TVM) will plant 1,000 trees in eight secondary and primary schools in Vinh Phuc, Nghe An and Dong Nai provinces as part of the programme “Toyota chung tay xanh hoa hoc duong” (Toyota joins hands for green schools) launched in Vinh Phuc province on April 4.

Paper factory pollution under scrutiny

Environment

Paper factory pollution under scrutiny

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has ordered the Vietnam Environment Administration to collaborate with Hau Giang province to investigate media reports about environmental pollution caused by Vietnam Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited after its waste treatment plant developed problems.

Ramsar sites - “Home” to rare marine species

Environment

Ramsar sites - “Home” to rare marine species

Wetlands play a very important role in the country’s socio- economic development, environment, culture and history, particularly biodiversity conservation, because they are "home” to a lot of rare species which are at high risk of extinction.

People’s Committees can sue polluters

Environment

People’s Committees can sue polluters

The Government is developing guidelines enabling People’s Committees of districts and provinces to sue polluters, Pham Van Loi, head of the Environmental Study Institute under the Vietnam Environment Administration, said at a recent conference on sustainable development.

Students sweep awards at green contest

Society

Students sweep awards at green contest

Students from northern mountainous Tuyen Quang and Lao Cai provinces swept the first prizes in the Green Creativeness Contest held to unearth outstanding environmental protection ideas and models.

Provinces to test sea water regularly

Environment

Provinces to test sea water regularly

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has directed the four central provinces devastated by Formosa’s discharge of toxic waste to test sea water at 19 beaches every two weeks.