Phu Yen shrimp farmers cut down protection forests

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VietNam News English 17 hour(s) ago

Coastal protection forests in the southern Phu Yen Province's Tuy An district have been again cut down for shrimp breeding.

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The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

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The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

City leaders were too hasty and failed to give proper supervision over Hanoi's controversial tree felling project earlier this year, inspectors have concluded.

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Review of officials’ responsibility in ‘tree massacre’ must finish in June: Hanoi authorities

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Review of officials’ responsibility in ‘tree massacre’ must finish in June: Hanoi authorities

The responsibilities of officials involved in the tree-cutting plan in Hanoi that faced strong public protest in March must be clarified by the end of June, the capital city’s leader has said.

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Mekong Delta town mollycoddles trees

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Mekong Delta town mollycoddles trees

When Tra Vinh town planned to build an embankment to stop erosion along a canal in 2006, many officials agreed to chop down decades-old forests for the purpose.

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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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Hanoi authorities defend tree fell project

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Hanoi authorities defend tree fell project

Authorities in Hanoi say plans to cut down trees in Hanoi were aimed at removing sick trees or those at risk of falling, and to clear areas designated for urban transport projects.

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Hanoi replacing felled trees with those thriving in mountainous regions only: expert

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Hanoi replacing felled trees with those thriving in mountainous regions only: expert

The species of trees being planted in place of the trees cut down en masse in Hanoi is only suitable for soil and climate conditions in mountainous regions, not in urban areas, a plant expert has said.

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Photos: Hanoi streets without trees, after city cancels plans to plant new trees

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Photos: Hanoi streets without trees, after city cancels plans to plant new trees

VietNamNet Bridge - Several weeks ago, city authorities decided to chop down many trees, saying that they were decayed or deformed, and replace them with young saplings. However, a public outcry ensued and the felling of trees has stopped.

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Sponsors deny 'shocking' accusation that they pushed felling of 6,700 Hanoi trees

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Sponsors deny 'shocking' accusation that they pushed felling of 6,700 Hanoi trees

Two main sponsors of the now-infamous landscaping project to cut down and replace thousands of trees in Hanoi, which has caused nationwide public uproar, said they were "shocked" after local authorities shifted the blame on them.

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Hanoi mayor halts massive tree-cutting project

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Hanoi mayor halts massive tree-cutting project

Hanoi mayor Nguyen The Thao on March 20 said he has ordered a stop to the felling of more than 6,700 trees lining the capital's streets.

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Hanoi mayor halts massive tree-cutting project

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Hanoi mayor halts massive tree-cutting project

A tree felled in Hanoi on Thursday. Photo: Ngoc Thang

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Hanoi fells 500 trees, plans to cut another 6,200 despite protests

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Hanoi fells 500 trees, plans to cut another 6,200 despite protests

Hanoi has chopped down 500 trees and is planning to lop another 6,200 on streets in a move it said to ensure the safety and beauty of the city, although local residents oppose the cutting of such a large number of trees.

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People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

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People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

The Hanoi municipal administration on March 18 asked its construction department to revise a US$3.4 million landscaping project that seeks to fell more than a quarter of trees currently lining the city's streets, following fierce criticism from the public.

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People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Hanoi municipal administration on Wednesday asked its construction department to revise a US$3.4 million landscaping project that seeks to fell more than a quarter of trees currently lining the city's streets, following fierce criticism from the public.

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