13:00 | 01/02/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to climate change, making plans to mitigate the effects of natural disasters an urgent priority to limit damage to the economy and human lives.
11:45 | 29/01/2021 Environment
(VEN) - The need for those creating the problem being part of an effective solution was stressed at a recent workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City. The January 20 workshop was attended by government representatives, businesses, academics and other stakeholders.
Vietnam launches national action plan to curb plastic pollution
06:00 | 22/01/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam’s leading environmental policy-makers, business leaders, local and international organizations have endorsed an action platform aimed at slashing plastic waste on land and its discharge into the ocean, and develop a roadmap to eliminate single-use plastic and non-biodegradable plastic bags, especially in cities, coastal tourist destinations and marine protected areas.
HCMC launches motorcycle emission control project
13:00 | 05/01/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City is undertaking a pilot project to control the exhaust emissions of the city’s almost seven million motorcycles. However, experts are concerned about its potential for increased costs affecting low-income people, especially the many who earn their living using a motorcycle.
Joining hands to reduce plastic waste for blue Ha Long Bay
11:11 | 30/12/2020 Environment
On December 29, the Centre for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development (MCD) collaborated with its partners to organize an event series, including the final workshop for project “Lessons learnt from demonstrated Municipal Plastic Waste Management in World Heritage Ha Long Bay, Vietnam", and the awards ceremony of the contest “Joining hands to reduce plastic waste for blue Ha Long Bay”.
Vietnam’s tourism industry grapples with environmental challenges
13:00 | 16/12/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam's tourism industry has made significant progress in recent years, contributing greatly to the country’s socioeconomic development. In addition to ensuring the economic contribution of tourism, authorities and tourism facilities have sought to mitigate the negative environmental effects of this fast-growing sector.
TRAFFIC initiative to drive down tiger product consumption in Vietnam
16:33 | 11/12/2020 Environment
(VEN) Today, TRAFFIC launched a three-year social marketing program aiming to reduce demand for tiger products in Vietnam. The project will draw upon the latest in behavioural science to discourage the medicinal use of tiger products in the country, which is recognised as a main destination market for illegal tiger trade.
Increasing awareness in plastic waste management for private sector in Viet Nam
22:00 | 05/12/2020 Society
Da Nang, December 4th, 2020 - “Increase awareness in plastic waste management for private sector in Vietnam”, workshop is co-hosted by PepsiCo Vietnam, the Center of Education and Development (CED), Vietnam Chamber of Industry and Commerce (VCCI) – Da Nang branch. The workshop had the participation of over 100 delegates from functional agencies, SMEs, NGOs, universities in the Central region.
MM Mega Market develops a green distribution system
13:00 | 01/12/2020 Environment
(VEN) - MM Mega Market, a retail company with 20 branches nationwide, is implementing a wide array of measures in order to green its distribution system. It no longer provides shoppers with disposable plastic bags that are hard to decompose, does not use plastic bottled water in its facilities and installs energy-saving lighting.