This week leaders from around the world, including from seven Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries, are gathering in San Francisco for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit under the theme of “Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All.”
Despite being well-aware of the potential harm caused by plastic waste, delivery apps and online retailers in Vietnam often cite convenience and cost-efficiency as justifications for their continued use of this material.
An urban project in Ha Long Bay that encroaches on a protected area has been put on hold for some environmental issues to be resolved.
The ambassador also emphasised the need to consider the issue of sea level rise and all efforts and measures to address the impact of this phenomenon based on international law.
Hoang Thi Minh Hong had worried for months she could become the next environmental activist swept up in Vietnam’s crackdown, so she closed her NGO and began keeping a low profile.
The politics of climate change in Vietnam’s authoritarian system has led to climate activists being arrested and imprisoned.
The Mekong Delta region is scrambling to protect millions of hectares of crops from drought and saltwater intrusion that could be as severe as in 2016 and 2020.
The Mekong Delta’s rivers could run out of sand before 2035 at the current extraction rate of 35-55 million cubic meters a year, a new study has found.
Ngo Thi To Nhien, director of the Vietnam Initiative for Energy Transition Social Enterprise, has been arrested for allegedly appropriating internal documents regarding state-owned Electricity of Vietnam.
A la tête d’un groupe de réflexion qui œuvre à la transition énergétique à Hanoï, Ngo Thi To Nhien a été placée en détention pour « appropriation de documents ».
Vietnam state media has confirmed the arrest of the director of an independent energy policy thinktank – the sixth expert working on environmental issues to be taken into custody in the past two years.
One of Vietnam’s best-known climate activists has been sentenced to three years in prison over tax evasion. Hoang Thi Minh Hong is the fifth Vietnamese activist to be jailed over the charge.
The Mekong Delta is at risk of suffering early salt intrusion and a shortage of sediment and fish as recent seasonal floods have brought water levels one meter lower than average.
Tran Quang Vinh spent 15 years building his rice processing business in An Giang Province. Then one day in May this year riverine erosion came and took almost everything away.
The administration of Ca Mau Province, southern Vietnam has declared a state of emergency to cope with severe land erosion which struck over 29 kilometers of land along the coastline in the area.
The air quality in Hanoi was ranked as “very unhealthy” on Friday morning and then “unhealthy for sensitive groups” at noon.
Selon le secrétariat de la Commission du Mékong (MRC), le niveau d’eau dans le bassin inférieur du fleuve a augmenté rapidement et devrait continuer à s’élever au cours des cinq prochains jours, en particulier de Chiang Khan à Khong Chiam…
Popular tourist destinations in Vietnam are being trashed at an alarming rate, and tourism experts are calling for immediate actions to protect the green environment and ensure a sustainable development.
Vietnam’s spending on domestic waste treatment accounts for 0.23% of its GDP compared to the global rate of 0.5%, the World Bank said Wednesday at a seminar in Hanoi.
UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam has recently been flooded with a huge volume of trash and styrofoam waste, prompting local officials to step in.
As a child, Dong Van Canh watched while the rice fields of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta were set alight to make way for the next crop, blackening the sky and flooding the air with potent greenhouse gases.
Weather apps ranked Hanoi’s air quality as “very unhealthy” or “unhealthy” on Tuesday morning with high levels of PM2.5 recorded.
Thuý, who helped run environmental programs at a nonprofit based in Ho Chi Minh City, had for weeks pondered quitting her job to pursue an advanced degree.
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.