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.
PSNews-International cooperation in traffic order and safety offers a chance for countries to discuss and find common solution to different issues, including consequences of transportation activities, such as traffic jams, accidents and pollution.
Hundreds of schools in Malaysia have been forced to close due to poor air quality, blamed on smoke drifting in from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia.
PSNews - After three months of studying and developing plans, six teams in two categories were declared winners of the competition due to the practical and viable products and solutions that they produced to solve pollution problems.
Twenty eight oil paintings featuring the artist’s anxiety about the air pollution and its impact on the human body are on showcase in Hanoi.
Southern Dong Nai Province’s agriculture department said the unsual high level of NH4 (Amoni) and NO2 (Nitrite) may be the reason behind Monday’s mass fish deaths on the La Nga River based on a test done on water sample collected at the site.
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.
Untreated or improperly treated waste water from treatment plants may lead to eutrophication, which causes algae blooms in rivers and lakes, leading to pollution, and serious environmental incidents.
Tens of millions of Saigonese not only suffer from the effects of waste water, hazardous waste and emissions, but also from noise.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has issued Circular 26/2016 to regulate the classification of marine areas based on the level of risk of pollution.
Da Nang – The mountains and hills in Hoa Nhon Commune of Hoa Phong District, seen from National Highway 14B, seem to have barely survived a particularly devastating disaster – except that this disaster is wholly man-made. As the city of Da Nang sprawls outwards and upwards, the quarries on the mountains around it deepen and widen even further, throwing people’s lives into disarray with pollution and other hazards.
The theme of this year’s World Water Day – Nature for Water – explores how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century and achieve sustainable growth.
The Office of the National Assembly (NA) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation of Germany co-organised a workshop in Hanoi on April 25 to seek solutions to air pollution.
PSNews-The results of monitoring and analyzing seawater along Thua Thien Hue province’s coastal area by the provincial authorities show that the phenomenon of yellow water in Chan May port area, Loc Vinh commune, Phu Loc district, has resulted from the development of algae species, called Gonyaulax polygramma.
Noise pollution in big cities and urban areas has become more serious, badly affecting residents’ quality of life, but punishment of polluters remains ineffective.
The Government is developing guidelines enabling People’s Committees of districts and provinces to sue polluters, Pham Van Loi, head of the Environmental Study Institute under the Vietnam Environment Administration, said at a recent conference on sustainable development.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked agencies under the ministry to roll out urgent measures to minimise and end environmental pollution and degradation due to agricultural activities.