Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo island World

Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo island

The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39 percent of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, according to data from the Centre for International Forest Research (CIFOR), a research firm based in Indonesia.
Ba Ria – Vung Tau promotes marine economy, eco-tourism Business

Ba Ria – Vung Tau promotes marine economy, eco-tourism

The southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau is improving connections between its Cai Mep-Thi Vai Port complex and surrounding provinces to strengthen its marine economy, and promoting environmentally friendly projects to develop its tourism sector.
Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam–Norway Joint Statement

Vietnam and Norway issued a joint statement on the official visit to Norway by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as well as agreements reached by the countries’ leaders during the visit.
Greenhouse gas emission reduction in north-central region talked Environment

Greenhouse gas emission reduction in north-central region talked

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a consultation seminar in the central province of Quang Tri on April 19 to discuss refining mechanisms on feedback and dealing with complaints under the Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) for the 2018-2025 period.
Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest Environment

Deputy PM orders tightening control of use of forest

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has ordered tightening the control of changes in the use of forests while strictly enforcing the closure of natural forests at a conference of the steering committee for sustainable development of the forestry sector.