Sea-resources project points way to future Environment

Sea-resources project points way to future

A national project to explore and assess the management of sea resources and the environment during the 2006-11 period was able to yield important results, including building centres to cope with oil spills in three regions and collecting important data on sea resources to help boost the country's marine economy potential.

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Illegal sand dredging degrades Lang Co Bay

Uncontrolled sand exploitation carried out along Lang Co Bay in central Thua Thien – Hue Province has caused environmental degradation to the area and the bay, which was included in the World's Most Beautiful Bays Club in 2009.
Growing threat to biodiversity Environment

Growing threat to biodiversity

Biodiversity and the natural environment in central Vietnam are being increasingly degraded due to economic development, according to a recent study by the Vietnam Environment Administration's Biodiversity Conservation Department.
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More US students to study in Vietnam

 A group of students from Loyola Chicago University of the United States will come to Ho Chi Minh City as part of the new study abroad programme in Vietnam beginning in the fall.