Vietnam plans to start a new scheme to monitor environmental resources to prevent natural disasters, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has said.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) published the National Environment Report 2014 on June 24 with a focus on the rural environment in the past five years.
The ‘Strategic mainstreaming of ecosystem-based adaptation in Vietnam’ project was launched in Hanoi on May 29 following a signing ceremony on execution agreement between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ).
The Prime Minister has approved a proposal on holding a limited tender to choose a factory to build research ships to explore the marine environment and its resources.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called for the simplification of administrative procedures in the field of natural resources and environment, especially relating to land, to make them more convenient for both people and management agencies.
Vietnam’s Sea and Island Week 2015 will take place from June 1-8 in response to the United Nations World Oceans Day (June 8), according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
Several foreign countries recycle and reuse waste to protect the environment and save natural resources, but this has not received the attention it merits in Vietnam, environmental experts said.
A meeting was held in Vinh city in the central province of Nghe An on March 23 to mark the World Meteorological Day (March 23, 1950) by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and city authorities.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has approved a plan to auction mineral mining rights in 2015, reported the Vietnam Investment Review (VIR).
From improving institutions to devising detailed plans for each sector, Vietnam is making every effort in order to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions by 2030.
(VOV) -On January 22, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) launched an Advisory Council for the National Committee on Climate Change, attracting leading Vietnamese scientists in areas pertaining to climate change assessment and relief and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.
(VOV) - Vietnam has been applauded by the international community for the timely submission of its biennial update report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
(VOV) -The Japanese government has agreed to provide US$2.8 million in non-refundable aid to fund an innovative project aimed at reducing carbon emissions of large hotels in Vietnam.
Around 250,000 cu.m of soil in Bien Hoa City, the southern province of Dong Nai, are contaminated with dioxin at levels ranging from 1,000 ppt to as high as more than 1 million ppt, it was reported at a workshop in Dong Nai on October 31.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged all ministries, sectors and localities to draft their own response plans for strong and super strong storms by June next year at the latest.