Environment

Environment / vietnamnet - 3 months ago

Da Nang sea turns black

& Local people living along the Nguyen Tat Thanh Beach in the central city of Da Nang have complained that the sea water became black with brown foam and a foul smell.


Environment / vietnamnet - 3 months ago

Water pollution alert sounded nationwide

VietNamNet Bridge – Water found in some 71 per cent of Hanoi’s wells is contaminated with higher than permitted levels of phosphate. The overexploitation of water nationwide increases the level of arsenic in groundwater, exceeding the permitted le...


Environment / vietnamnet - 3 months ago

Ha Long Bay’s water under threats

VietNamNet Bridge – The water environment in the world-renowned Ha Long Bay has been under tremendous pressure from the growing socio-economic activities in the area. Cruiseships operating in the Ha Long Bay, the UNESCO-recognised heritage site in...


Environment / vietnamnet - 4 months ago

Hanoi's hospital accused of polluting river

Many people in Trung Tu Ward, Dong Da District, Hanoi, have blamed Hanoi Medical University Hospital for discharging sewage and polluting Lu River. Lu River severely polluted The residents discovered the discharge on March 16 and quickly reported...


Environment / vietnamnet - 4 months ago

Wildlife trafficker gets 13 months in prison

The People’s Court of Ha Dong district in Hanoi on March 20 handed down a jail sentence of 13 months on Nguyen Mau Chien for smuggling 36kg of rhino horn, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).  Chien was suspected to be the master...


Environment / vietnamnet - 4 months ago

Wildlife trafficking: the animal market in Laos

VietNamNet Bridge - Reporters travelled 2,000 kilometers in Laos recently to discover how wildlife are carried to Vietnam. Departing from Hanoi, they crossed the Long Sap border gate in the northern province of Son La to Laos.  The first destinat...