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More effort needed on plastic ocean waste: experts

Members of Nam Định Province’s youth union and officials from the Xuân Thủy National Park picked up trash on the beach in Giao Hải Commune, Giao Thủy District, last weekend. One of the activities held across Việt Nam was to mark World Ocean Day (June 8). — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Đạt  …

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Residents struggle to live with polluted water

Sponge yellowed with sediment in the water filtration system of Nguyễn Thị Tĩnh’s family. — VNA/VnExpress News Photo Thu Trang HÀ NỘI — Just on the outskirts of the capital city, the people of Tân Minh Commune in Sóc Sơn District have struggled for decades with polluted water. To ensure water for …

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HCMC ward launches free waste disposable scheme

HCM City — The New Year is the time to say: “Out with the old, in with the new”. As Tết (Lunar New Year) approaches, many people are tidying and decorating their homes in preparation for the most important holiday of the year. Most Vietnamese people believe that a neat and …

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14 photos win awards at the ‘Story of Plastic Waste’ contest

HÀ NỘI —  Fourteen photos have been selected from thousands of entries to win awards at a photo contest featuring the plastic and environment in Việt Nam.    The photo contest, themed ‘Story of Plastic Waste’, was organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Although the winners were previously announced, due to COVID the awards ceremony …

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