More than 1m pangolins sold for food, medicine

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More than 1m pangolins sold for food, medicine

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam hopes to co-operate with countries and international organisations to protect endangered wildlife species, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan said at the First Pangolin Range States Meeting in Da Nang yesterday, June 24.

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Langurs released into the wild in Ha Tinh

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Langurs released into the wild in Ha Tinh

The Cuc Phuong Endangered Primate Rescue Center (EPRC) has released five rare langurs into the wild in Ke Go Natural Park in the central Ha Tinh Province.

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Protect more bee species to safeguard crops, say scientists

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Protect more bee species to safeguard crops, say scientists

Almost 80% of crop pollination by wild bees is provided by just 2% of the most common species, say scientists.

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Subsidies for domestic production ineffective

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Subsidies for domestic production ineffective

VietNamNet Bridge - The government has been applying policies to support rice growers, but the beneficiaries from the policies are not Vietnamese farmers, but foreign importers. Meanwhile, the instruments to protect domestic production have not been used properly.

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Conference seeks to protect rural environment

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

A conference was held on June 4 in northern Vinh Phuc province to discuss measures to promote the role of the Vietnam Farmers’ Association (VFA) in protecting the environment in building new-style rural areas.

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Indian city offers way to beat the heat as 1,786 killed in heat wave

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Indian city offers way to beat the heat as 1,786 killed in heat wave

Hundreds of deaths caused by an extreme heat wave in India could have been prevented if authorities followed the example set by Ahmedabad which introduced measures such as cooling spaces to protect citizens from the rising mercury, climate experts said.

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Indian city offers way to beat the heat as 1,786 killed in heat wave

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Indian city offers way to beat the heat as 1,786 killed in heat wave

Hundreds of deaths caused by an extreme heat wave in India could have been prevented if authorities followed the example set by Ahmedabad which introduced measures such as cooling spaces to protect citizens from the rising mercury, climate experts said.

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Project to restore HA Giang's biodiversity by 2020

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A project to plan and restore biodiversity by 2020 and create a vision for northern Ha Giang Province by 2030 has attracted the attention of experts and scientific organisations.

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Alluvial ground at Ca Mau Cape becoming “exhausted”: scientists

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Alluvial ground at Ca Mau Cape becoming “exhausted”: scientists

VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists have called for urgent measures to protect the mudflat at the Ca Mau Cape, an area with great potential in ecotourism. The southernmost point in the country is being devastated day by day.

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Vietnam needs more action to combat climate change

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Vietnam needs more action to combat climate change

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has been told to strengthen its response to climate change by including strategic investment in a low-carbon future in its planning and budgeting strategy.

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Scientists urge conversion of ships into military bases to protect territorial waters

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Scientists urge conversion of ships into military bases to protect territorial waters

VietNamNet Bridge - Upgrading ships and turning them into mobile military bases, which Malaysia is doing, is within Vietnamese reach, scientists say.

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Sri Lanka first nation to protect all mangrove forests

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Sri Lanka first nation to protect all mangrove forests

Sri Lanka has become the first nation in the world to comprehensively protect all of its mangrove forests.

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Check on building too close to rivers

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Government stipulated how far from river banks people can build in a decree issued on Wednesday.

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Ha Noi takes measures to prepare for monsoon season

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Ha Noi takes measures to prepare for monsoon season

As the monsoon season approaches, Ha Noi authorities have developed several scenarios to cope with flooding to protect people and their produce.

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Viet Nam's elephants on brink of extinction

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Viet Nam's elephants on brink of extinction

Experts and conservationists are calling for increased funding and efforts to save the dwindling number of elephants in Viet Nam.

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