Ninh Thuan pays attention to marine biodiversity conservation, development

Ninh Thuan pays attention to marine biodiversity conservation, development

NDO/VNA – The central province of Ninh Thuan has considered the conservation and sustainable development of marine biodiversity and the rational exploitation of marine resources as one of the priority tasks in its socio-economic development strategy, given the province's rich biodiversity with hundreds of marine species of economic and conservation value. (11 hours ago)

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NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh asked localities to outline scenarios for natural disaster responses amid the COVID-19 pandemic at an online national conference on national disaster prevention and control, and research and rescue on June 4. 

Minister: Vietnam targets shift to circular economy

  Jun 03, 2021 11:11:58
NDO/VNA – Vietnam is working to shift from a linear economy to a circular economy based on the three pillars of designing and prolonging material lifespan, reducing waste and emissions, and restoring the ecological system, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has said. 

Vietnam, ROK strengthen cooperation in coping with climate change

  Jun 01, 2021 10:12:43
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (ROK) to Vietnam Park Noh-wan has signed a Framework Agreement for Cooperation on Climate Change. 

Green Climate Fund offers over US$30 million to strengthen Vietnam’s climate change resilience

  May 28, 2021 16:57:46
NDO – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a signing ceremony in Hanoi on May 28 for a project to enhance Vietnam’s climate change resilience, with non-refundable aid worth US$30.2 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). 

Contest launched to seek youth’s climate innovation

  May 28, 2021 15:49:52
NDO - The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU), in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam held a launch for the ‘Youth for Climate Innovation Contest’ in Hanoi on May 28. 

WWF releases report on public perceptions about pandemics and their links to nature

  May 26, 2021 11:24:28
NDO – A new report entitled “COVID-19 One Year Later: Public Perceptions about Pandemics and their Links to Nature” was published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and GlobeScan on May 25. 

Promoting recycling market for domestic solid waste

  May 19, 2021 16:56:10
NDO – The market for domestic solid waste and recycled products from domestic solid waste has been formed in Vietnam, thereby, creating added value from solid waste while contributing to enhancing the management of domestic solid waste. 

Da Nang hosts impressive "Water- Revive" festival

  Apr 30, 2021 10:58:53
NDO – Da Nang kicked off its Da Nang - Environmental City Construction Project with the impressive water-music show themed “Water - Revive” held at Trung Vuong Theatre on the evening of April 29. 

Video making contest launched to call for public participation in disaster risk reduction

  Apr 29, 2021 16:34:53
NDO – A short video making contest was launched on TikTok platform on April 29 to call for the participation of the public in recognising the active role of women in disaster risk reduction and climate change response. 

Conference discusses Disaster Prevention and Control in 2021

  Apr 27, 2021 17:24:47
NDO – The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) Central Committee coordinated with the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to organise an online conference on disaster prevention and control in 2021, in Hanoi, on April 27. 

Vietnam discovers three new species of treefrogs

  Apr 26, 2021 16:42:45
NDO – Vietnamese biologists from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST),, in collaboration with their Russian and German peers, have discovered three new species of treefrogs in the northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai and Ha Giang. 

National forest service payment mechanism generates US$120 million annually

  Apr 23, 2021 10:13:18
NDO/VNA – The Payment for Forest Environmental Services (PFES) system implemented at national scale under an USAID project now generates approximately US$120 million annually to finance the management of approximately 6 million hectares of Vietnam’s forests. 

New plants found in Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park

  Apr 19, 2021 15:26:21
NDO – Scientists have just announced four new Vietnamese plant species in the Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong. 

Green growth - A new approach in economic growth: Planning minister

  Mar 30, 2021 11:08:17
NDO/VNA - Green growth has become an inexorable trend and a goal that all countries are aiming for, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung told a consultation conference on compiling a national strategy on green growth in the 2021-2030 period, with vision to 2045 towards 2050, held in Hanoi on March 29.