At least 50 million people in Vietnam will be exposed to the impacts of rising sea levels and more powerful tropical storms and typhoons, among other threats.
UNESCO has designated the Nui Chua National Park in Ninh Thuan Province and Kon Ha Nung Plateau in Gia Lai as global biosphere reserves.
Localities in the Mekong Delta have asked for VND8.14 trillion ($352 million) in government funds to build dikes at 76 erosion hotspots.
For visitors to Vietnam, one of the most striking images is that of the bustling roads, with a huge number of motorbikes battling for space with cars, trucks and public transport.
The French government has granted 1.5 million euros ($1.82 million) to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to improve and expand its river monitoring program.
Millions of Saigonese have resumed normal life after waterways dissecting their neighborhoods were saved from the grip of pollution.
Da Nang will not allow more accommodation projects on its Son Tra Peninsula and is also reviewing others providing tourism services to see if they are required.
Vietnam’s largest island has a big part to play in the country’s tourism ambitions, with a US$2.8 billion resort linked to the country’s richest man Pham Nhat Vuong on the drawing board But overtourism is already a problem, with the…
DNP Water, a subsidiary for water solution under the Dong Nai Plastic Construction JSC., has launched a new mobile application in collaboration with Thuyloi (Water Resources) University in Ho Chi Minh City for real-time forecast of water and salinity levels in…
Different assessments of the damage inflicted by the marine disaster caused by Taiwanese steelmaker Formosa have prevented locals from selling or destroying their shrimp paste.
With 79 percent of respondents worried about it, air pollution is the foremost environmental concern among Vietnamese citizens.
With the Red River turning a surprisingly clear blue-green shade in its upstream sections, the absence of its usual muddy, pinkish color is being blamed on dams and polluting factories.
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Hanoi, where Vietnam’s leadership congress is taking place, had worse air quality than Beijing and New Delhi last week. How did it get so bad? Research shows power plants and industrial activities are to blame, as PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc…
Salt intrusion up the Mekong River and its tributaries will be higher than normal but not as bad as last year’s record levels, meteorologists have forecast.
I have been saving more than $100 each month by cooking my own meals and not buying takeaways or deliveries.
By 2025, Vietnam will start charging households for garbage based on the amount of trash they throw away.
Having contained the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is becoming the first developing country to adopt carbon pricing in the post-pandemic period to help guide a cleaner recovery.
Northern Vietnam saw elevated levels of air pollution Friday morning, high enough to seriously affect human health, according to numerous air tracking stations in the area.
With the road leading to Hanoi’s largest waste treatment plant blocked by protestors demanding compensation and resettlement, garbage is piling up around the city.
Vietnam will be the fifth partner in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to sign an Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA), according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hà Công Tuấn.
Authorities in Ben Tre Province have approved a plan to build the Mekong Delta’s largest freshwater reservoir to help tackle drought and salinity during the dry season.
The Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s agriculture hub, needs $4.7 to $6.7 billion in 2021-2025 for smart projects to tackle climate change, the World Bank says.
Vietnam’s $9.3 billion Can Gio Tourist City was recently approved for construction within the buffer zone of a UNESCO Mangrove Biosphere Reserve in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam is now experiencing its longest heat wave in half a century as the mercury remained high for about three weeks.
Air pollution in Vietnam has risen sharply over the years, often reaching alarming, lung-wrecking levels. The nation plans to issue a new directive to tackle the deadly problem.