The strongest wind near the eye of Typhoon Saola, the third storm hitting the area reaches 118-149km per hour, as the storm is moving west-southwest, deeper into the East Sea/South China Sea, causing rough seas.
Typhoon Saola entered the northeastern waters north of the East Sea/South China Sea on August 30 afternoon, becoming the third storm hitting the area this year, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.
Tropical Storm Saola, now active in the waters of the northeastern coast of Luzon island, the Philippines, is forecast to enter the East Sea on August 31, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.
Up to half of the world's glaciers could disappear by the end of this century. This is an alarming prediction of environmental experts, and they pointed out that the main reason behind this is nothing but global warming.
Vietnam will closely manage natural forests, and gradually deal with forest and land degradation by 2025 as set in the freshly-approved national plan on the implementation of the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Dang Quoc Khanh held a working session with Japanese Minister of Environment Nishimura Akihiro in Hanoi on August 25 regarding cooperation in environment protection and climate change response.
The Canada-Vietnam Clean Energy Partnership forum took place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 21, aiming to connect the sides’ private sectors and, through such links, enable Canadian contributions to the Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP), helping Vietnam achieve its net-zero emissions goal by 2050.
Switzerland’s responsAbility has continued its support by providing a loan package worth 20 million USD to Vietnam’s CME Solar Investments (CME) to develop renewable energy projects in the Southeast Asian country.
Government Decree No. 107/2022/ND-CP, issued on December 28, 2022, on pilot transfer of emission reduction results and financial management of agreement on payment of GHG emission reduction in the North Central region, is the first decree to help create a process for the exchange, transfer, and deployment of forest carbon in Vietnam.
The Dak Lak centre for elephant conservation, wildlife rescue, and forest protection management on August 12 offered a buffet to the herd of domestic elephants in the Central Highlands province’s Lak district as part of an event marking World Elephant Day.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) on August 11 held a workshop reviewing ten years of implementing the 11th Party Central Committee's Resolution No.24-NQ/TW on proactive responding to climate change.
Aircraft maker Airbus has launched a community forest project at the Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve, in collaboration with the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam and Gaia Nature Conservation.
A project was launched on August 4 to promote dialogue and cooperation between state agencies, the community and the private sector in coral reef conservation and sustainable development, in the Hon Mun Sea area, Nha Trang Bay, Khanh Hoa province.
A Vietnamese delegation is attending the 34th meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment (ASOEN) and related meetings in Bogor city of West Java province, Indonesia, from July 31 to August 4.
The Da Nang Union of Science and Technology Associations, Green Viet Water Biodiversity Conservation Centre (GreenViet) and related units jointly organized a workshop on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the central and Central Highlands regions, on July 28.
As an active and responsible member of the Partnerships in the Environmental Management of the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), at the regional level, Vietnam strongly supports the negotiations on a global treaty on plastic pollution.
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has signed a decision approving the master plan on exploration, exploitation, processing, and use of mineral resources for the 2021 – 2030 period, with a vision to 2050.
PM Pham Minh Chinh has asked northern provinces and relevant agencies to take action to protect people and properties as tropical Talim is expected to make landfall in the Quang Ninh-Hai Phong area on July 18.