Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

Tra Vinh, the greenest city in the Mekong Delta, is seeking VND20 billion to protect around 420 old trees that are being threatened by rapid urbanization.

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HCM City trees suspected of being poisoned

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HCM City trees suspected of being poisoned

Many trees in HCM City have suddenly died after being suspected of being poisoned.

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Drought hits pepper farmers on Phu Quoc

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Drought hits pepper farmers on Phu Quoc

Serious drought is greatly affecting life of hundreds of local households and their pepper farms on Phu Quoc Island.

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Hanoi to spend less on street lighting, city trees

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Hanoi to spend less on street lighting, city trees

Hà Nội People’s Committee Chairman Nguyễn Đức Chung on Wednesday called on municipal agencies to reduce spending on street lighting, trees and waste collection in the city.

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Vietnam’s Lang Biang Mountain threatened by flattening activities

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Vietnam’s Lang Biang Mountain threatened by flattening activities

Visitors touring Lang Biang Mountain in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong may not be aware that the area around the base of the famous attraction is being severely destroyed by local farmers.

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Ho Chi Minh City announces massive tree removal plan for metro station

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Ho Chi Minh City announces massive tree removal plan for metro station

Ho Chi Minh City has announced a plan to move and cut down 300 trees on Ton Duc Thang Street in District 1 to make space for a bridge connecting to District 2 and a metro station.

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Ho Chi Minh City to uproot, axe 300 trees for major projects

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Ho Chi Minh City to uproot, axe 300 trees for major projects

Three hundred trees on a riverside avenue in Ho Chi Minh City are to be uprooted and chopped down to make way for a metro station and new bridge, authorities announced on Wednesday.

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Vietnam’s ‘fruit kingdoms’ ravaged by salinization

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Vietnam’s ‘fruit kingdoms’ ravaged by salinization

Farmers in several provinces of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta are struggling with severe salinization that is damaging a growing area of local fruit gardens.

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Post eruptions: Vietnam volcano home to beautiful green fields

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Post eruptions: Vietnam volcano home to beautiful green fields

Chu Dang Ya, a dormant volcano (right corner) is around 30 kilometers northeast of Pleiku, the capital of Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands. It is now a big green hollow. Photos: Hoa Carol/Zing

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Coconut Trees: Integration and Development

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Coconut Trees: Integration and Development

Vietnam’s roadmap for integration via free trade agreements is boosting the export of its traditional products. With its advantage of being the coconut growing land, Ben Tre is facing opportunities to promote coconut products. Many local businesses have been investing in organic products for consumers’ health, along with the commitment to accompany farmers through comprehensive support policies and close cooperation models for sustainable development.

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Ignoring warnings, businesses still harbor ‘macadamia dream’

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Ignoring warnings, businesses still harbor ‘macadamia dream’

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Macadamia Association has been officially set up under a decision by the Ministry of Interior Affairs. LienVietPost Bank and Him Lam JSC were two major businesses lobbying for the association.

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The sorrow of the forests

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The sorrow of the forests

VietNamNet Bridge - Local authorities and investors who are developing road and hydropower projects have promised to plant forests to offset the trees they fell. However, they have failed to keep their word.

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Hanoi begins tree pruning ahead of monsoon season

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Hanoi begins tree pruning ahead of monsoon season

Hanoi authorities have invited experts from Singapore to supervise tree pruning in the city.

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Vietnam reserve trees felled, rare primates lose habitat

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Vietnam reserve trees felled, rare primates lose habitat

Around 75 endangered red-shanked doucs have lost their home in what used to be a prime primate habitat in Da Nang after trees were cut down in the area.

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U Minh Ha forest faces fire threat as drought continues

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U Minh Ha forest faces fire threat as drought continues

More than 43,000ha of cajuput trees in Ca Mau province's U Minh Ha forest, the country's largest cajuput forest, face the threat of forest fires as prolonged drought has caused water levels to decline rapidly.

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