400-yr-old forest in Quang Binh protected by patrol teams of local residents

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400-yr-old forest in Quang Binh protected by patrol teams of local residents

VietNamNet Bridge – Even the oldest men in Phu Tho Village in the central province of Quang Binh do not know when the loc vung (Barringtonia acutangula) forest first appeared. The trees, which surround their village, have been protecting the residents from scorching sun, rains, storms and even enemy bullets.

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IZs told to protect environment

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IZs told to protect environment

Ha Noi authorities will ban or limit investment in economic and industrial zones that have failed to install waste-water treatment systems, the municipal People's Committee has said.

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Network protecting media rights launched

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Centre for Research on Development Communication (RED) launched its Media Rights Advisory Network on August 25, aiming to protect reporters and journalists against media rights violations at a national level.

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Vietnam's forest growers in tough situation

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Vietnam's forest growers in tough situation

Despite their important role in forest protection, Vietnamese those designated to protect and grow forests find it difficult to make a living.

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Delta takes action to protect people, crops

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Upstream provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have built dykes and flood-proof residential clusters to protect crops and ensure the safety of residents as the annual flooding season has produced higher than normal water levels.

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Mekong Delta mangrove forests declining at alarming rate

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Mekong Delta mangrove forests declining at alarming rate

VietNamNet Bridge – The coastal mangrove forests in the Mekong River Delta, which protect the local ecosystem and local residents, is declining at a rapid rate because of the proliferation of shrimp ponds.

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Quang Binh receives US$1.5 million for biodiversity conservation

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Quang Binh receives US$1.5 million for biodiversity conservation

The central province of Quang Binh has received nearly US$1.5 million in donations from foreign non-governmental organisations for a project to protect biodiversity in the Dong Chau Forest - Nuoc Trong Ravine area during the 2014-2019 period.

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Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

Elephant numbers are falling rapidly in Dak Lak Province and local authorities are struggling to protect the giant animals from the threat of extinction.

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Mekong Delta urged to protect water resource

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta should raise a louder voice to protect its water resource, which is in risk of pollution due to hydropower development in mainstream Mekong River, experts said at a workshop in Can Tho city on August 8.

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Businesses team up to protect wildlife

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Businesses team up to protect wildlife

In a bid to protect wild animals, private businesses are teaming up with Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV), a non-governmental organization, to promote the conservation of nature and the environment.

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Businesses team up to protect wildlife

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Businesses team up to protect wildlife

(VOV) - In a bid to protect wild animals, private businesses are teaming up with Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV), a non-governmental organization, to promote the conservation of nature and the environment.

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Gia Lai province educates the young to protect national park

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai over the past years has worked to protect its Kon Ka Kinh National Park through a wide range of activities, especially those designed to improve local students’ knowledge and awareness.

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Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam will stop using all types of machinery and equipment containing poluchlorinated biphenyl (PCB), one of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by 2020 and safely dispose the substance by 2028.

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Exhaust fumes take toll on HCM City air quality

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Exhaust fumes take toll on HCM City air quality

VietNamNet Bridge – Air pollution has been a serious problem in HCM City for a long time now, but polluters face no serious punishment because of a toothless Environment Law and lack of adequate equipment to measure the pollution they cause.

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Vietnam’s marine ecosystems in danger

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s marine ecosystems in danger

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s diverse marine ecosystems are being threatened by human activity and natural disasters, affecting the lives of many people, especially the poor.

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