Eating red book’s wildlife now in fashion among th
25/05/2013, 09:03:14 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Many gibbons, langurs, loris in the deep jungle have been hunted, bred in captivity to entertain people. Others have been killed to turn into the special dishes served at the parties of the rich.
Eight Mentees for International Journalistic Trani
25/05/2013, 11:55:43 AM
(Vfej.vn)-The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFJS) is looking for eight Vietnamese journalists for an international science journalist training course held in Vietnam for nearly two years. Deadline for application is on Thursday June 06th, 2013.
Construction Ministry, IFC promote energy efficie
25/05/2013, 06:02:19 AM
(VNA)-The Ministry of Construction (MoC) and the Investment Climate Advisory Programme of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on May 24 signed a cooperation agreement on green and energy efficient building developments in Vietnam, aiming to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Sucker-mouth fish threatens indigenous Mekong spec
24/05/2013, 08:31:45 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Sucker-mouth fish, an invasive species of South American origin, have appeared in large quantities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, threatening the lives of indigenous aquatic species.
Pinpointing How Nature's Benefits Link to Human We
24/05/2013, 05:51:36 AM
(Sciencedaily)-What people take from nature -- water, food, timber, inspiration, relaxation -- are so abundant, it seems self-evident. Until you try to measure how and to what extent they contribute to humans.
Experts urge new weather approach
22/05/2013, 12:45:59 PM
(Vietnamplus)-Experts urged Vietnam to renew its weather forecasting technology in order to improve its effectiveness in predicting extreme weather phenomena, at a meeting held in the capital on May 21.
Origins of Human Culture Linked to Rapid Climate Change
22/05/2013, 11:12:56 AM
(Sciencedaily)-Rapid climate change during the Middle Stone Age, between 80,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the Middle Stone Age, sparked surges in cultural innovation in early modern human populations, according to new research.
Bed-sharing 'raises cot death risk fivefold'
22/05/2013, 11:10:14 AM
(BBC)-Sharing a bed with a newborn increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome fivefold, research claims.
Water shortage hits suburban Hanoi
22/05/2013, 09:45:58 AM
(VNA)-A shortage of clean water has hit residents in many of Hanoi's suburban districts, leaving them no choice but to spend over the odds on water or resort to using stagnant pond water.
Airport customs officers seized over 5kg rhino horns
22/05/2013, 09:43:53 AM
(VNS)-More than 5kg of rhino horns were seized by customs officers at Tan Son Nhat Airport yesterday while being smuggled into Vietnam.