Tuesday , January 25 2022

Environment

Education

Demise of the tiger

The Year of the Tiger is fast approaching but the big cats are on the brink of extinction in the wild in Việt Nam. Currently, tigers are allowed to be raised in non-commercial farming facilities across the country, but experts say more action should be taken to protect this dying …

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Ice, snow reported on Mount Fansipan

  Sleet on Fansipan mountain on Friday. — VNA/VNS Photo Quốc Khánh LÀO CAI — Ice and snow have been spotted on Mount Fansipan, the highest mountain in Việt Nam, as a result of widespread rain and freezing temperatures early Friday. Light rain and snow occurred for about 10 minutes at 6:30am, …

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Domestic waste fee to be charged based on volume

  Local people in the northern province of Tuyên Quang have been instructed to classify domestic waste at source. — VNA/VNS Photo Nam Sương HÀ NỘI — Solid waste classification at source and volume-based waste fee collection must be implemented by 2024, according to the roadmap of the new Environment …

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Kiên Giang makes efforts to protect marine ecosystem

  Phú Quốc Island. — VNA/VNS Photo KIÊN GIANG — Environmental pollution, encroachment of coastal areas to build resorts, restaurants and other activities on the coast have degraded and destroyed marine ecosystems in many coastal and island areas in Phú Quốc, Kiên Giang Province. Nguyễn Văn Tiệp, director of Phú Quốc National …

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Legal foundations sought for tiger conservation in Việt Nam

  The wild tiger population has decreased significantly in Việt Nam and around the world over the past 30 years. —Photo for illustration Vietnamplus.vn HÀ NỘI — The Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) on Monday organised a press briefing on raising tigers for conservation efforts in Việt Nam. Bùi Thị Hà, ENV deputy director, said …

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Experts evaluate Việt Nam’s eco-industrial park model

Đình Vũ Industrial Park in the north-eastern Hải Phòng City.— Illustrative Photo VNA/VNS HÀ NỘI — Experts from UNIDO and Việt Nam shared their knowledge to evaluate the eco-industrial park model according to the international framework, at a recent online workshop. The two-day workshop was co-held by the Eco-Industrial Park Project Management …

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Rice pest identification app piloted in An Giang

  An app using artificial intelligence (AI) and online interaction between experts and users is piloted in An Giang Province to help identify rice pests and diseases. — Photo Courtesy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Plant Protection Department …

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