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.
Tropical Upper Atmosphere 'Fingerprint' of Global
23/05/2013, 09:37:38 PM
(Sciencedaily)-In the tropics at heights more than 10 miles above the surface, the prevailing winds alternate between strong easterlies and strong westerlies roughly every other year. This slow heartbeat in the tropical upper atmosphere, referred to as the quasibiennial oscillation (QBO), impacts the winds and chemical composition of the global atmosphere and even the climate at Earth's surface.
Running shoes leave large carbon footprint
23/05/2013, 09:34:34 PM
(Guardian)-Runners tread more heavily on the earth than they may have ever imagined, especially it seems if they are wearing a pair of Chinese-made men's size nine Asics gel Kayanos, according to a team of MIT scientists.
HCM City: Over 200,000 fish released to Nhieu Loc
23/05/2013, 09:06:17 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-In response to the World Environment Day (June 5), on May 29, Ho Chi Minh City will release more than 200,000 carps and perches to Nhieu Loc and Tau Hu canals.
Air Pollution and Noise Pollution Increase Cardiovascular Risk
21/05/2013, 07:53:30 AM
(Sciencedaily)-Both fine-particle air pollution and noise pollution may increase a person's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to German researchers who have conducted a large population study, in which both factors were considered simultaneously.
Vietnam unlikely to meet 5.5% GPD growth target
21/05/2013, 05:55:15 AM
(Dtinews)-The government's report on May 20 has shown that it will be very difficult to achieve a 5.5% GDP growth rate in 2013 amid the current challenges.
ADSL services less attractive amid new technologies
21/05/2013, 01:57:22 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Big ADSL service providers, namely VNPT, Viettel and FPT have offered big preferences to new subscribers registering services in May 2013. They have to try every possible measure to prevent the sharp fall in the number of ADSL subscribers, blamed on the application of new technologies.
Vietnam to produce anti-H1N1 vaccine in late 2014
21/05/2013, 07:50:47 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-The Institute for Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Health Ministry is stepping up preparations for production of a vaccine against H1N1 flu virus in late 2014 or early 2015.
Climate Change and Wildfire
22/05/2013, 09:11:00 PM
(Sciencedaily)-Concerns continue to grow about the effects of climate change on fire. Wildfires are expected to increase 50 percent across the United States under a changing climate, over 100 percent in areas of the West by 2050 as projected by some studies. Of equal concern to scientists and policymakers alike are the atmospheric effects of wildfire emissions on climate.