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Wildcat rescued from a local family

The rescuing centre in Bạch Mã National Park has received a rare wild cat following efforts by a resident of central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province. Earlier last weekend, Hoàng Anh Tuấn, a local in the province’s municipal Huế City, discovered the cat in a home cage when he was passing by …

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Quảng Ngãi allows off-coast dumping of dredged mud

The central province of Quảng Ngãi has lifted its temporary suspension and decided to allow the dumping of dredged mud off the coast of Mỹ Khê Beach. Local authorities say that a revised environmental impact assessment has been accepted by relevant central and local agencies including the Transport Ministry. The …

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Floods cause mass fish deaths in Huế

Local fishery authorities in central Thừa Thiên- Huế Province believe that fresh water from the recent floods was the main cause of en mass fish deaths. The deaths of 101 tonnes of bracket water fish, breeding in coastal floating cages, occurred since Monday in the province’s coastal Phú Lộc District, …

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Residents fear losing homes to rampant erosion

“We woke up from a noon nap to find part of the village’s main road gone!” Võ Đại Lựa, a resident of Thừa Thiên- Huế Province’s La Khê Trẹm Village, spoke with a mixture of amazement and fear. “We later recognised a large eroded site, with only the tops of …

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Cà Mau moves to protect coastal forests

Authorities in the southernmost Cà Mau Province have taken emergency measures to protect coastal forests against climate change and destruction caused by humans. Meteorologists have warned that climate change would cause large areas of forests along the coast to disappear ever year. According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural …

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Finland helps boost forestation in Việt Nam

Afforestation and timber trade campaigns are among various events that will be held across Việt Nam to highlight co-operation between Việt Nam and Finland and particularly to celebrate 100 years of Finland’s independence, which falls on December 6. The events include a workshop on forestation being held on Friday by …

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Bank collapse sweeps away houses

The dyke at Vĩnh Bình Commune in Chợ Lách District is being strengthened. Four houses were swept away and  seven others had to evacuate after a riverside bank collapsed on Monday evening in Vĩnh Bình Commune in the Mekong Delta Province  of Bến Tre. The landslide stretched for 350 metres …

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Bắc Kạn investigates illegal hazardous dumps

Police in the northern mountain province of Bắc Kạn are investigating the case of illegal hazardous dumping. Police in the northern mountain province of Bắc Kạn have detained a truck driver to investigate the pouring of hazardous industrial waste in Chợ Mới’s District’s Yên Đĩnh Commune. The driver, Phùng Xuân …

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