Deforestation destroys watershed in Khanh Hoa province

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Deforestation destroys watershed in Khanh Hoa province

VietNamNet Bridge – A watershed in Dien Tan commune of Dien Khanh district in the central province of Khanh Hoa is narrowing as locals who need land for cultivation have cut down trees in the area.

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Century-old trees among 550 to be cut down in Hanoi

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Century-old trees among 550 to be cut down in Hanoi

Hundreds of trees, including a number of century-old ones, on several major roads in the capital city of Hanoi will be chopped down, a local official has said.

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Distraught locals worry about effects of the "devil's tree"

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Distraught locals worry about effects of the 'devil's tree'

Residents of Khanh Hoa Province have been complaining about the strong fragrance of a blossoming tree called alstonia scholaris, or devil's tree.

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Citroen concept car uses compressed air to cut fuel consumption

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Citroen's latest fuel-economy focused concept car promises to cut consumption by 30 percent by storing waste kinetic energy as compressed air which can power the car for short distances with zero emissions. Previewing at the Paris auto show, the C4 Cactus Airflow 2L is 100 kilograms lighter than the already available production model and boasts improved aerodynamics to further cut down on fuel consumption.

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Over 200 trees to be removed from street in HCMC’s District 2

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Over 200 trees to be removed from street in HCMC’s District 2

An urban traffic management agency in Ho Chi Minh City has prepared a plan to cut down about 215 trees on a street in District 2, as they cannot grow appropriately due to several factors and are vulnerable to strong winds.

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Loggers ravage forests of Sua trees in Thanh Hoa city

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Loggers ravage forests of Sua trees in Thanh Hoa city

VietNamNet Bridge – Several hundred trees have been cut down by illegal loggers in a 10-hectare sua (Dalbergia tonkinensis Prain) forest in the suburbs of Thanh Hoa City in the central region.

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Protective forests destroyed, as forest-ranger units refuse to investigate

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Protective forests destroyed, as forest-ranger units refuse to investigate

VietNamNet Bridge – A protective forest in Xuan Chinh Commune in Thanh Hoa province was cut down illegally over the last month, but local authorities deny they know nothing about the action.

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More trees will be felled for Ho Chi Minh City subway

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

More trees will be felled for Ho Chi Minh City subway

Trees in 23.9 Park in front of Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City will be uprooted and cut down next year as the Ben Thanh Central Station breaks ground. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

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Vietnam hub breaks ground on first underground metro section

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Vietnam hub breaks ground on first underground metro section

Trees in front of the Saigon Opera House before being cut down to make way for the city's first underground metro station. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

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Trees felled for first metro station in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

City workers cut down number of large, century-old trees in front of the Saigon Opera House on Tuesday morning to make way for Saigon's first underground metro line station, VnExpress reported.

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Rare trees in natural reserve cut down

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Forest rangers in Dak Nong Province have confirmed that at least 113 rare trees were recently cut down in the Nam Nung Natural Forest Reserve Area in Dak G'long District.

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Central region fights against drought

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Central region fights against drought

VietNamNet Bridge – Currently, the central provinces face to water shortage because of heat waves accompanied with highest temperature during previous days.

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Old forests cut down as Chinese traders order unripe beans

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Old forests cut down as Chinese traders order unripe beans

VietNamNet Bridge – Forests in the districts of Son Ha, Tay Tra and Son Tay in the central province of Quang Ngai are being cut down to sell unripe Sterculia lychnophora beans, which locals call “uoi”, to sell to Chinese businesspeople.

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Central Highlands loses forestland to cassava fields

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Central Highlands loses forestland to cassava fields

VietNamNet Bridge – Deforestation in the Central Highlands has reached at an alarming level in the Chumomray National Park and Ngoc Linh Natural Sanctuary where farmers have cut down trees to plant cassava, analysts have said.

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Latex prices plunge, rubber trees axed

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Farmers in central and southeastern provinces have cut down more rubber trees as the price of latex has plummeted.

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