Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 26 ordered ministries, sectors and localities to brace against Storm Noru, an extremely strong weather phenomenon that has entered the East Sea and likely to hit central localities of Vietnam.
According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, storm Noru, with shock at level 17, is expected to move west-northwest at a speed of 20-25km per hour for the next 24 hours, hitting the East Sea/South China Sea.
The Cuc Phuong National Park in the northern province of Ninh Binh has coordinated with the Save Vietnam's Wildlife (SVW) organisation and the police in Ngoc Lac district in neighbouring Thanh Hoa province in rescuing two rare Owston's palm civets (Chrotogale owstoni).
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh called for a global approach, and international solidarity in response to climate change in his message to the informal Leaders' Roundtable on Climate Change in New York, co-chaired by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Egyptian President on September 22.
The Goethe-Institut, in collaboration with the Centre for Nature Conservation and Development (CCD) and FOUR PAWS Viet/Bear Sanctuary Ninh Binh, on September 21 hosted a screening of two documentaries on biodiversity conservation and animal welfare in Hanoi as part of the project ECO FILM Production 2021-2022.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Ho Chi Minh City launched a project on September 20 to accelerate renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions to the city’s urban energy challenges.
Cuc Phuong National Park, in Vietnam’s northern province of Ninh Binh, has won the ‘Asia's leading national park’ category of the World Travel Awards 2022, according to a recent announcement by the Vietnam Administration of Forestry.
Despite its limited capacity, level and resources compared to developed countries, Vietnam is entering a new period in its efforts to transform the economy towards green growth with strong strategic goals and international commitments.
Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Le Cong Thanh held talks with Cuban Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Adianez Taboada during his visit to Cuba from September 5–9.
Heavy rain forecasting and early warning systems are being focused on to mitigate the effects of floods, flash floods, landslides and inundation, according to Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Mai Van Khiem.
The US will enhance exchange and cooperation with Vietnam on climate change response in order to realise goals set by leaders of the two countries at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), affirmed US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry while meeting with Vietnamese Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam in Hanoi on September 5.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has hailed President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) Alok Kumar Sharma, who is also British Minister for the Cabinet Office, for his contributions to stepping up the delivery of COP26 commitments.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has welcomed COP26 President Alok Kumar Sharma, who iss also British Minister for the Cabinet Office, for visiting again to discuss cooperation in climate change responses and pushing for the establishment of a Just Energy Transition Partnership between Vietnam and its development partners.
The "Vietnam Nature-based Solutions for Adaptation in Agriculture through Private Sector Transformation” (VN-ADAPT) is expected to greatly contribute to supporting the resilience of the Mekong Delta region against the severe impacts of climate change.
Under the influence of Storm Ma-on, the third to enter the East Sea this year, the northern region and the north central province of Thanh Hoa will experience moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms from the evening of August 25 to August 27.
Three consecutive earthquakes hit Kon Plong district in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on August 23 afternoon, according to the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Centre (EITWC) of the Institute of Geophysics under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.