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.
Public-private apparel firms ink deal Business

Public-private apparel firms ink deal

Representatives from public private partnerships (PPP) in apparel and footwear yesterday signed a cooperation agreement for the two sectors’ sustainable development in Vietnam.