Rice-producing and storm-vulnerable Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, for instance, are potential “risk exporters” to countries like Singapore that depend heavily on their harvests,
The plastic is lifted out of the water by a conveyor belt. It can collect larger types of plastic, but not microplastic. It is powered mainly by solar, with some wind power.
Among 14 finalists, four teams won the awards, namely Galaxy Biotech, Green Joy and Refill from Vietnam and CIRAC from Thailand. Each winner received a seed funding of 18,000 USD and will start a 9-month impact acceleration programme.
Research shows power plants and industrial activities are to blame, as PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc orders review of emissions and action against polluters.
We, the undersigned 128 organizations from 39 countries call upon the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) to reverse its decision to provide financing for the Vung Ang 2 coal-fired power plant project in Vietnam.
it is clear that natural disasters are becoming increasingly fierce, while also unusual and difficult to predict.
The US’s experience in environmental management and air quality control in Vietnam were touched upon at a seminar in Hanoi on January 25.
Conservationists confirmed that a Swinhoe’s softshell turtle found in Vietnam is female, reigniting hope for saving the species.
Border closures have become a key feature of the COVID-19 era, but China’s decision to reinforce border walls with its South-East Asian neighbours has stirred up fresh controversy.
Vietnam can do little about China’s dams, its Mekong Delta Plan includes ending sand mining, restoring mangroves, and reducing shrimp farm expansion in the wetlands to staunch erosion and subsidence.