Conference looks back on protection work for heritage trees

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A joint conference reviewing the accreditation of some of Vietnam’s oldest trees over the last five years was convened in Viet Tri city in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 19.

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Under the urban tree canopy

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Articles published in Viet Nam News and online have detailed some of the reasons for the recent removal of many of Ha Noi's urban trees, providing some justification for the Government and private companies, and raising concerns and protests from the community and well-intentioned individuals.

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Local authorities told to harness macadamia nut

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Authorities should pay attention to cultivating macadamia effectively and building a trademark for the nut as the tree could bring high economic benefits, an official said.

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Making wood without trees

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Ecovative Design has made a mission of replacing synthetic plastic polymers with natural mushroom based polymers. After disrupting the packaging industry with a line of fully biodegradable mushroom packaging, they are now setting their sights on replacing manufactured wood products.

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Carnivorous plants become favorite ornamental trees in Saigon

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Carnivorous plants become favorite ornamental trees in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – With a specific scent to attract insects and a strange shape, carnivorous plants are becoming popular in Saigon.

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Authorities unlawfully allow almost 600 pines to be felled in Vietnam

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Authorities unlawfully allow almost 600 pines to be felled in Vietnam

Authorities of a district in central Quang Ngai Province in October last year allowed a business to cut down nearly 600 pines in a designated bid at dirt cheap prices, an unlawful decision that has been suspended by a competent agency.

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Forestry sector told to focus on restructuring

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Forestry sector told to focus on restructuring

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked localities nationwide to focus on forestry restructuring by improving productivity, quality and value.

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Da Nang moves to become green city

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Da Nang moves to become green city

The central city of Da Nang has devised a number of concrete measures to bring a fresh, green and unique look to the city and attract a greater number of tourists.

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Him Lam corp. says will take risk for macadamia farmers

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Him Lam corp. says will take risk for macadamia farmers

Real estate company Him Lam will accompany farmers in growing macadamia and will support them if there’re any risks, its chairman said Wednesday.

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Dong Thap’s nine forest areas in alarming risk of fire

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Dong Thap’s nine forest areas in alarming risk of fire

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap currently has nine forest areas with an extremely high risk of fire, a local official said.

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Picture imperfect: Photo contest shows bleak climate future for Vietnam

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Picture imperfect: Photo contest shows bleak climate future for Vietnam

Pictures don't lie. A canal buried under tons of trash, vehicles swimming through a flooded street in Hanoi, and patches of cry, cracked soil in southern Vietnam -- these photos paint a bleak reality of the country's environment.

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The green roads in Saigon

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The green roads in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Under the blazing sun, the streets Ton Duc Thang, Nguyen Binh Khiem and Tran Quang Khai are fresh and cool thanks to old trees.

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Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

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Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

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Vietnamese farmers and the "bitter fruit" from Chinese traders

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Vietnamese farmers and the 'bitter fruit' from Chinese traders

VietNamNet Bridge - In a number of southern provinces, Chinese traders have purchased massive amounts of odd agricultural residues such as leaves, roots and other items.

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Is Hanoi barking up the wrong tree?

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Is Hanoi barking up the wrong tree?

VietNamNet Bridge – A tree-felling project runs foul of public opinion, highlighting Hanoians' deep, spiritual ties with the city's trees. Luong Thu Huong and Le Huong talk to a few experts about the re-greening challenges that lie ahead.

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