• Waste treatment delayed in Viet Nam

    Waste treatment delayed in Viet Nam

    Poor infrastructure investment in waste treatment has kept Vieệt Nam in the list of five countries who together discharge more solid waste, particularly plastic, into the ocean than the rest of the world combined.

  • Sea turtle smuggler faces 2-7 years in prison

    Sea turtle smuggler faces 2-7 years in prison

    The People’s Procuracy of Nha Trang City has finished the indictment to sentence Hoàng Tuấn Hải to two to seven years in prison for smuggling sea turtles.

  • Largest stork garden of Bac Giang Province in danger of elimination

    Largest stork garden of Bac Giang Province in danger of elimination

    The population of storks as well as many other kinds of birds in a special park in the northern province of Ba Giang has now declined by more than two thirds due to illegal firecracker explosions.

  • Ly Son islanders urged not to use plastic bags, straws

    Ly Son islanders urged not to use plastic bags, straws

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a communication campaign to cut the use of plastic bags on Ly Son island, as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on the island.

  • The man who protects Hatinh Langurs

    The man who protects Hatinh Langurs

    With his love for the endangered Hatinh Langurs, a man in Quang Binh Province has protected and helped raise local awareness about the species to prevent illegal hunting for the past five years.

  • VIPs build wooden houses as illegal loggers continue to decimate forests

    VIPs build wooden houses as illegal loggers continue to decimate forests

    VietNamNet  Bridge - Top businessmen and high-ranking state officials in the Central Highlands have spent billions of dong to build wooden villas.

  • Vietnam Circus Federation responds against animal cruelty accusations

    Vietnam Circus Federation responds against animal cruelty accusations

    Vietnam Circus Federation defended their animal treatment after the Asia for Animals Coalition called to end animal cruelty at circuses in Vietnam.

  • Illegal dumping plagues Hanoi

    Illegal dumping plagues Hanoi

    VietNamNet Bridge – Illegal dumping of waste and building materials has become an urgent issue in the capital city of Hanoi, concerning local residents and officials.

  • Vietnam building roadmap on greenhouse gas emissions mitigation

    Vietnam building roadmap on greenhouse gas emissions mitigation

    The draft decree stipulating the schedule and modalities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been opened for public opinion by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE).

  • Yok Don forests “attacked” from all four sides

    Yok Don forests “attacked” from all four sides

    Migrants have step by step encroached on forests from the outside, while illegal loggers have been dismantling trees in the core area. The Yok Don forests are withering and shrinking.

  • Pollution behind mass fish deaths incident in Dong Nai

    Pollution behind mass fish deaths incident in Dong Nai

    Southern Dong Nai Province’s agriculture department said the unsual high level of NH4 (Amoni) and NO2 (Nitrite) may be the reason behind Monday’s mass fish deaths on the La Nga River based on a test done on water sample collected at the site.

  • HCM City moves to reduce use of plastic bags

    HCM City moves to reduce use of plastic bags

    Ho Chi Minh City authorities have asked relevant agencies to launch campaigns calling on people to reduce the use of plastic bags.