CNN readers donate $17,000 to save endangered pangolins in Vietnam

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CNN readers donate $17,000 to save endangered pangolins in Vietnam

CNN.com readers have donated more than US$17,000 to a nature and wildlife conserving group based in Hanoi, with the sum being used to produce a public service announcement to help protect pangolins, one of the endangered species in Vietnam.

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Mekong River nations urged to drop 11 hydropower projects

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Mekong River nations urged to drop 11 hydropower projects

HCMC – The Save the Mekong Coalition has written to the government leaders of the nations in the Mekong River basin to cancel 11 hydropower projects in the Lower Mekong mainstream, saying the dams could impact on the environment, natural recourses, aquatic life and ecological balance of the basin.

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Earth Hour: Vietnam saves 431,000 kWh of electricity

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam saved 431,000 kWh of electricity, equivalent to around 650 million VND (30,550 USD) thanks to citizens turning off unnecessary lights and electrical equipment from 8.30-9.30pm on March 29, for the 2014 Earth Hour campaign.

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Dong Thap families donated 1,500 water treatment kits

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Dong Thap families donated 1,500 water treatment kits

As many as 1,500 poor families in the Dong Thap Province were donated water treatment kits on March 21-22 as part of a community project to promote hygiene awareness and the use of safe water in the Mekong Delta.

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Trees extirpated because… they can save lives

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Trees extirpated because… they can save lives

VietNamNet Bridge – Cam lo, or chanh rung (wild lemon) as called by local people have been being hunted over the last month following a rumor that it is a panacea which can cure hundreds of diseases.

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Asia-Pacific failing to save forests, grassland loss

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Asia-Pacific failing to save forests, grassland loss

Youth union members participate in a reforestation campaign in Moc Chau town, northern Vietnam. Photo courtesy of Son La Newspaper.

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‘Save the Children’ donates swimming pool to HCMC schools

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‘Save the Children’ donates swimming pool to HCMC schools

Save the Children’, the international non-governmental organization headquartered in the US, yesterday donated a mobile swimming pool to two schools in Nha Be District, one of the vulnerable areas to floods in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Campaign to save endangered rhinos launched in Hanoi

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Campaign to save endangered rhinos launched in Hanoi

The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications and two international wildlife organizations launched Monday a campaign to save African rhinos from extinction via communication and education, with an emphasis on the Vietnamese and Chinese markets, local media reported.

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Australia funds climate change project in Quang Nam

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Children will form the core of a US$470,000 climate change project financed by the Australian Government through the Save the Children.

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WD launches high-performance personal cloud storage system

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WD launches high-performance personal cloud storage system

WD, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company and a world leader in storage solutions for the connected life, today introduced My Cloud™ EX4, a high-performance four-bay network attached storage (NAS) solution for creative professionals, prosumers, workgroups and anyone looking for a reliable way to save, share, back up, stream and manage massive amounts of digital data.

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VN joins fight to save rhinocerous

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

VN joins fight to save rhinocerous

Viet Nam has joined forces with an international animal rights organisation to raise awareness of the endangered status of rhinos through a design competition to curtail demand for rhino horns.

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Bright spark inspires Mekong bio-tech rice boom

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Bright spark inspires Mekong bio-tech rice boom

VietNamNet Bridge – A young entrepreneur from the Mekong Delta is helping local rice farmers save money and save the environment with the use of his bio-technology innovations and a sustainable approach to mushroom production.

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Risk management training succeeds in Yen Bai

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A conference summarising a project for community-based disaster risk management in vulnerable regions was held in the northern province of Yen Bai on November 22.

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Leonardo DiCaprio boosts Nepal bid to save tigers

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Leonardo DiCaprio boosts Nepal bid to save tigers

A foundation set up by actor Leonardo DiCaprio pitched in $3 million Thursday to save tigers in Nepal, whose plan to double the big cats' population has shown success.

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Bright spark inspires Mekong bio-tech rice boom

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

A young entrepreneur from the Mekong Delta is helping local rice farmers save money and save the environment with the use of his bio-technology innovations and a sustainable approach to mushroom production.

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