Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
More research needed for climate adaptation Environment

More research needed for climate adaptation

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Vietnam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.
Alarm bells ring as greenhouse gases hit HCM City Videos

Alarm bells ring as greenhouse gases hit HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City is a major greenhouse gas emitter in Vietnam as it contributes some 20% to the national total carbon dioxide emissions. Notably, transportation is behind half of the city’s emission.
 Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice Business

Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice

Investment in low carbon farming models can speed up rice industry reform, increase productivity, boost farmers’ incomes and ensure sustainable development, a senior official have said.