Indonesia: agencies calm public about tsunami threat ASEAN

Indonesia: agencies calm public about tsunami threat

The public need not worry about a tsunami threat along Java’s southern coast if they take mitigation measures to minimise the impact of disasters, Indonesian agencies have said following rising concerns about the phenomenon.
German agency aids climate change mitigation project Environment

German agency aids climate change mitigation project

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Germany Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on June 10 launched a project worth 4 million EUR (5.4 million USD) supporting nationally appropriate climate change mitigation actions in Vietnam.
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Vietnam considers biodiversity offset scheme

A number of agricultural and environmental officials gathered in Hanoi on April 22 for the country’s first ever conference on biodiversity offsets for forests and other ecological systems in Vietnam.