TAGs: environment

87 new wild species discovered in Vietnam

20/12/2016 11:30

PSNews-The recently published report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) named “Strange species” announced 163 newly discovered species in the Greater Mekong region, including 87 found in Vietnam.

WB to fund Hanoi environmental project

09/12/2016 13:55

The World Bank will fund a project to develop an air-monitoring system worth US$500,000 in Hanoi, according to Madhu Raghunath, leader of the WB’s Program for Sustainable Development.

Gia Thu Bon river basin needs joint management

26/11/2016 09:31

PSNews- Construction of upstream hydropower systems and unplanned exploitation of sand in the Vu Gia – Thu Bon river basin have led to adverse impacts, including erosion.

Vietnam to host the 6th Global Environment Fund

16/06/2018 20:42

PSNews – The 6th Global Environment Fund General Meeting (GEF6) and related events will place in Da Nang City, Vietnam from June 23 to 29, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Quang Ninh Police join hands in protecting marine environment

06/06/2018 20:54

PSNews - Some 100 youths of the Quang Ninh Provincial Police Department in collaboration with the Management Board of Ha Long Bay organized an environmental program in celebration of the World Environment Day with various practical and meaningful activities to raise the public awareness and sense of responsibility in protecting the environment.

120,100 violations of environmental law handled

31/05/2018 21:17

PSNews–The General Department of Police under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on May 30 organized a conference in Binh Duong on dissemination of laws on environment, natural resources and food safety.

New approach to energy strategy urged

08/05/2018 20:25

Director of the Vietnam Institute of Economics Tran Dinh Thien has called for taking new approach to energy strategy, with saving energy in production and consumption as compulsory. 

Ecosystem in Mekong River basin faces great challenges

26/03/2018 15:33

PSNews - Climate change and the development in the Mekong basin are posing great challenges. Upstream hydropower dams have badly affected the river ecosystem and livelihoods of tens of millions of people in Vietnam’s Mekong basin. In fact, lower reaches of the Mekong are facing unprecedented risks.

Suffering downstream of polluting coal plants

14/03/2018 20:19

The heavy toll taken by coal-fired power plants has prompted many pro-environmental international organisations to oppose banks in several nations that plan to provide loans for these plants in Vietnam, which mandatorily still considers coal a big power generator for the energy-thirsty country.

ADB, CEIL facilitate clean waste-to-energy in viet nam

02/02/2018 17:08

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on  February 2 signed a $100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in primary and secondary cities in the Mekong Delta. 

Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park announced

16/01/2018 20:21

PSNews - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has just signed a decision on the establishment of the Phia Oac-Phia Den National Park in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang.

Sea turtle safety awareness plan to launch in 2018

29/12/2017 15:02

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) plans to launch a communication campaign to promote the non-use of plastic bags as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on Ly Son Island in 2018.

Ninh Thuan aims to become renewable energy centre

21/12/2017 21:30

Boasting huge potential for renewable power development, the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is working to lure investments in the sector, aiming to become Vietnam’s clean energy centre.

EU Climate Diplomacy fair in Hanoi

18/10/2017 15:16

PSNews – The organizers of the fair hoped to send a message and raise the public awareness on the urgent need addressing climate change.