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Officials Present Dire Environmental Indicators at Hanoi Summit on Air Pollution

Shocking information on the state of Vietnam's environment was presented at a seminar in Hanoi earlier this week.

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Vietnamese Beekeepers Fight Climate Change With New Initiatives

Beekeepers and researchers in northern Vietnam are looking for ways to combat declines in vital bee populations.

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Cambodia to Relocate 5 Floating Villages Along Tonle Sap River to Curb Pollution

Cambodian officials are preparing to relocate five floating villages in Kampong Chhnang province to help reduce water pollution.

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[Photos] Educational Campaign Paints Saigon Walls With Rhino Graffiti

Over the last month, walls along a number of District 1 streets have been covered in graffiti as part of an awareness-raising campaign.

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New Frog Species Confirmed in Northern Vietnam

Scientists have confirmed the discovery of a new species of frog in the mountains of northern Vietnam.

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Hanoi, Saigon to Ramp Up Environmental Quality Monitoring

In an effort to tackle the country’s severe air pollution, municipal authorities in Hanoi and Saigon are upgrading their monitoring game.

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Vietnam to Punish 11 Environmental Officials Over Formosa Scandal

On Wednesday, the Vietnamese government released a list of 11 state and industry officials responsible for the Formosa environmental scandal which occurred in central Vietnam last year....

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Proposed Hoi An Resort Sparks Environmental Concerns

A decision by Hoi An authorities to once again greenlight a tabled multi-million dollar resort project has sparked concern among local residents.

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Vietnamese Scientist Discovers New Shiitake Species in Central Highlands

A group of Vietnamese scientists have discovered a new species of shiitake mushroom in the forests of the Central Highlands.

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Southeast Asia's Air Pollution Deaths Could Triple by 2030

A new Harvard-backed report is predicting the future of Southeast Asia’s air quality, and it does not look good.

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Father of Vietnamese Environmentalism Passes Away at 87

Vo Quy, considered the father of environmental conservation in Vietnam, has died at age 87.

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Environmental Problems Likely to Hamper Vietnam's Future Economic Growth

According to a new report by Vietnam's National Center for Socio-Economic Information and Forecast (NCIF), the country's economic growth is being hindered by a host of environmental hiccups, including...

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163 New Species Discovered in Southeast Asia: WWF Report

Good news for Southeast Asia's wildlife enthusiasts: scientists just announced that, in 2015, they discovered 163 new species in the Greater Mekong region.

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Coffee Production in Vietnam Faces Dark Future Under Climate Change

Rising temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns may cost Vietnam 50% of its current Robusta coffee production areas by 2050. Experts agree the situation looks dire, but there is hope that the count...

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Prince William Visits Vietnam to Promote Wildlife Conservation, Drinks Coffee

Prince William is wrapping up the final day of a Hanoi visit to promote wildlife conservation efforts at the third International Wildlife Trade Conference, hosted by Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture ...

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International Court Exposes Vietnamese Animal Trafficking Village

A Netherlands-based environmental commission will hold a public hearing later today to present the results of a long investigation into the state of Vietnam’s animal trafficking problems.

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Prince William to Visit Hanoi Next Month for Animal Trafficking Conference

Fans of royalty, rejoice: Prince William will visit Hanoi next month to attend the third International Wildlife Trade Conference.

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Faced With Possible Sanctions, Vietnam Re-Assesses Rhino Horn Problem

Faced with the prospect of international sanctions as early as next year, Vietnam is reckoning with its rhino horn trafficking problem. 

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In Vietnam, Human Migration Intensifies Effects of Climate Change

As Vietnam continues to grow, human migration patterns are exacerbating the effects of climate change in the country.

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Da Nang Locals Call for Inspection of Industrial Park Accused of Pollution

Locals in Da Nang's Lien Chieu District are calling upon authorities to investigate a nearby industrial park whom they have accused of polluting local rivers and damaging public health.