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.

Co To cleans the environment

10/06/2019 20:31

The number of visitors to Co To island, Quang Ninh province has increased, putting great pressure on the environment. Co To district has implemented measures to protect the sea and island environment to ensure sustainable tourism development.

USAID official suggests ways to develop renewable energy

18/03/2019 16:05

Director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Environment and Social Development Office Christopher Abrams has suggested Vietnam should pool domestic resources to develop renewable energy and import natural gases to increase their supply in the future.

Nationwide campaign launched to combat plastic pollution

12/10/2018 20:08

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a campaign on October 12, calling for joint efforts in plastic waste prevention nationwide, in response to the 2018 “Make the world cleaner” campaign.

MPS promotes management of science, technology and environment

03/08/2018 19:45

PSNews - Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Son, Deputy Minister of Public Security on August 2 presided over a meeting with the General Department of Logistics and Techniques (G.D 4) on the management of science, technology and environment across the Public Security Forces.

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.