Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 5:27:34

dry season

Agricultural sector takes actions against drought

Society

Agricultural sector takes actions against drought

The people’s committees of provinces and cities across the country have been ordered to outline plans to fight drought and saline intrusion in the context of low water levels in many reservoirs, making it hard to provide sufficient water for agriculture production during the dry season 2018-2019.

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.

Ca Mau eyes to plant additional 500ha of forest

Environment

Ca Mau eyes to plant additional 500ha of forest

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is working to plant an additional 500ha of forest by the end of 2018, increasing the total area covered by concentrated forests in the locality to 95,000ha and the forest coverage rate to 25.3 percent.