Central Vietnam forest vanishes due to illegal logging

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Central Vietnam forest vanishes due to illegal logging

A public-private partnership meant to protect natural forests has done the opposite for a district in the central province of Ha Tinh, leading to 40 hectares of trees getting cut down within months.

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Vietnamese village in losing battle against angry waves

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Vietnamese village in losing battle against angry waves

Strong waves menace a village in the south central province of Binh Thuan. Locals said the sea has been “furious” the past six years as it swallowed more than 300 houses along 1,000 meters of coastline. Nearly 100 others are at risk. Photos: Pham Van Thanh/Tuoi Tre

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Ha Long, Cat Ba cooperate to improve environment

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Ha Long, Cat Ba cooperate to improve environment

Local authorities, enterprises and communities in northern Quang Ninh province and Hai Phong city must strengthen cooperation to protect the environment in Ha Long Bay, a conference heard on July 10.

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Forest development farmed out to Kon Tum province

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Forest development farmed out to Kon Tum province

Kon Tum province must develop and protect forests while strictly handling the destruction of natural forests, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told provincial officials on July 3.

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Vietnam PM bans cutting down of natural forests

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Vietnam PM bans cutting down of natural forests

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered a total ban on clearing natural forests to protect the 2.25 million hectares still surviving nationwide.

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Investing in the future

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Investing in the future

As climate change has ratcheted up in increments of severity in Vietnam over recent years through storms, flooding, and saline inundation, Vietnam and the US are stepping up their co-operation in environmental protection and response to climate change, a relatively new area of co-operation that has become urgent in order to protect the safety and prosperity of future generations. Thanh Tung reports.

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

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Tree-friendly town seeks $900,000 to save old trees from death by urbanization

Tra Vinh, the greenest city in the Mekong Delta, is seeking VND20 billion to protect around 420 old trees that are being threatened by rapid urbanization.

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Danang calls for endangered langur protection

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Danang calls for endangered langur protection

Danang City is raising public awareness over the desperate need to protect the red-shanked douc langur.

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Network security mandatory for businesses from July

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Network security mandatory for businesses from July

Starting from July 1, organizations and enterprises will be required to invest in equipment and solutions that protect them from cyber attacks under the Law on Network Information Security.

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Conserving clean water a priority in Ho Chi Minh City

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Conserving clean water a priority in Ho Chi Minh City

A conference on water conservation in Ho Chi Minh City was held on Tuesday, highlighting the urgent need to protect the city’s water resources in the face of climate change.

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta Study misses key impacts from upstream dams

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta Study misses key impacts from upstream dams

The Mekong Delta Study (MDS) initiated by the Government of Vietnam looked at the consequences of Mekong mainstream hydropower with the goal to protect Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, home to 20 million people and producing more than 50% of the country’s rice, vegetables and fruits.

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Hunter turns from killer to conservationist

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Hunter turns from killer to conservationist

VietNamNet Bridge – From hunting wild animals as young boy, one man has changed his view of the animals we share the planet with, and decided to protect them. Tieu Thien reports.

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Discovering U Minh Ha forest

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Discovering U Minh Ha forest

VietNamNet Bridge – Anyone who has visited U Minh Ha forest in the southernmost province of Ca Mau will not forget the beauty of the country’s border area with Trem, Cai Tau and Doc rivers as well as mangrove shades and immense field of reeds.

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Toxic food residue persists as weak laws regulate chemical manufacturers

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Toxic food residue persists as weak laws regulate chemical manufacturers

VietNamNet Bridge - “The Food Safety Law, containing overlapping provisions and legal loopholes, tends to protect the benefit of chemicals manufacturers,” said Dr Tran Tuan, director of the Research and Training Center for Community Development (RTCCD).

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Gia Lai works to preserve Kon Ka Kinh National Park

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Gia Lai works to preserve Kon Ka Kinh National Park

The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has implemented a number of measures to make the Kon Ka Kinh National Park become a biodiversity reserve hub in accordance with environmental protection and ecological tourism.

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