Land sinking, coastal erosion threaten Ca Mau pro
19/06/2013, 10:29:32 AM
(VNA)-The southernmost province of Ca Mau , which is only one metre higher than sea level, could disappear in the next several decades due to land sinking unless groundwater exploitation stops.
China launches new measures to tackle air pollutio
19/06/2013, 09:25:33 AM
(Guardian)-China's cabinet has outlined measures aimed at improving the country's air pollution problems, which have plagued many of its larger cities over recent years.
Brown planthoppers attack Soc Trang City
19/06/2013, 08:34:59 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-In the evening of June 17, clouds of brown planthoppers covered many streets of the southern city of Soc Trang.
Clouds cover VN weather forecasting
18/06/2013, 10:50:53 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Viet Nam has so far only accomplished 30 per cent of the workload to modernise weather forecasting technology and upgrade monitoring systems.
160-year-old Gua tree recognized as Vietnam herita
18/06/2013, 10:49:44 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-The Vietnam Association for Preservation of Nature and Environment has recognized the Gua tree of nearly 160 years old in Can Tho city, as the heritage tree of Vietnam.
Least Developed Countries demand climate finance figures from rich nations by end of year
17/06/2013, 10:40:02 AM
(Bonn, Germany, 14 June, 2013)-The world’s least developed countries have today called upon the industrialised nations to provide detailed information about the finance they are willing to provide to help the vulnerable adapt to climate change.
To have licenses for hydropower plants, investors must plant forests
16/06/2013, 05:15:27 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-The investors, who want to build hydropower plants or exploit minerals on the forest land, will have to re-plant the same area of forests.
World Population Could Be Nearly 11 Billion by 2100
16/06/2013, 10:07:51 PM
(Sciencedaily)-A new statistical analysis shows the world population could reach nearly 11 billion by the end of the century, according to a United Nations report issued June 13. That's about 800 million, or about 8 percent, more than the previous projection of 10.1 billion, issued in 2011.
Savvy spending key to climate fight
17/06/2013, 11:06:16 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Viet Nam was urged to improve its management of financial support from international organisations to effectively deal with the impacts of climate change.
Low-income citizens should rent homes: official
16/06/2013, 05:17:53 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Citizens who earn VND6-7 million per month should take out preferential loans to buy a home, but those with a lower income should rent, said Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Tran Nam.