The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) is developing a legal document to specify fees for recycling products and packages, which is expected to be applicable in 2024.
Locals in Ben Tre Province are storing freshwater as saltwater intrudes into canals and rivers at levels higher than seen in previous years.
At the end of the rainy season, the hillsides in Dak Doa district, in central Vietnam’s Gia Lai province, turn pink as the Cỏ Hồng grass blushes in the basaltic soil of a 50-year-old pine forest.
The water surrounding Binh Ba Island in central Vietnam is covered with garbage discarded by locals or that floated there from other places.
Thuy Nga’s family lives on the 4th floor of an apartment building but they never dare to open the window due to the constant roar of traffic.
Moving to low-carbon rice production offers the highest potential for Vietnam to meet its goal of cutting methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030 while boosting the competitiveness of a strategic export item, a new World Bank report says.
Letter from Goldman prize winners aims to block country’s bid to join UN’s human rights council over its jailing of campaigners.
Garbage from take-away food and drinks make up 44 percent of plastic waste found at surveyed sites in Vietnam, according to the World Bank.
The southernmost province of Ca Mau has announced a state of emergency following the erosion of 2.7 km (1.67 miles) of coastal embankment.
The country’s ruling Communist Party is committed to environmental action – but only under its own leadership.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment is exploring using emerging technologies to more effectively manage large amounts of waste generated from the city. Applying information technology is an inevitable trend and increasingly popular for environmental protection, the…
The Vietnamese government’s commitment to action on climate change is in the spotlight after a leading environmental activist was sentenced this month to two years in prison on murky charges of “tax evasion.”
Vietnam should not have a highway running through a world biosphere reserve because it will kill wildlife and degrade its environment, UNESCO’s country office has said.
Nguy Thi Khanh, a globally recognised campaigner on climate and the environment, has been sent to prison for two years.
Levels of particulate matter in Ho Chi Minh City have been falling in the past three years, according to a survey by the HCMC University of Science.
Vietnamese logger turned jungle tour guide Ngoc Anh knows the value of trees.
Vietnam will implement a plan to eliminate fossil-fuel vehicles, tighten emission control and add more green spaces to urban areas.
Vietnam’s water shortage, especially during the long drought seasons, is widening the gap between rich and poor farmers. Access to a sufficient amount of clean water for agriculture is becoming a luxury in the Southeast Asian nation adjacent to the…
Stroll around any of Vietnam’s major universities, from Hanoi to the Mekong Delta, and ask a student, like Pham Oanh, what concerns her, and like so many other students with their smartphones in hand, her response will be the country’s…
Several researchers have reacted with skepticism and criticism to American experts’ suggestions of Mekong downstream countries paying China for water to avoid drought.
Vietnam on Wednesday arrested a high-profile environmentalist known for taking on the energy industry on suspicion of tax evasion, state media said.
Last week, popular Danish toymaker Lego Group announced plans to build a new manufacturing operation in Vietnam, signed through a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park Joint Venture Company Limited (VSIP).
Monitoring results recorded at various stations across Hanoi on Sunday show Hanoi’s air quality index at officially designated “very bad” level.
Vietnam is leading the pack in Southeast Asia for wind power installations with 3.98GW installed as of October, up from 103MW in 2020. The country now ranks among the global top ten markets for installed wind power capacity, even though…
In his speech at 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh announced that the country would aim for a net-zero emission target by 2050. With this move, Vietnam…
Tour guide Lai Chi Phuc has been counting down the days until travellers return to the white-sand beaches and thick tropical jungle of Vietnam’s Phu Quoc, a once-poor fishing island pushing to be Asia’s next holiday hotspot as pandemic restrictions…