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Saltwater Intrusion Might Damage 40,000ha of Crops in Mekong Delta, Experts Say

Saltwater intrusion will threaten huge stretches of fruit plantations in the coming days and weeks.

Michael Tatarski

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On Phú Quốc, New Program Links Waste Pickers, Factory to Reduce Low-Value Plastic

Not all plastics are treated equally.

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Vietnam Ranks Near Bottom of New Sustainable Tourism Index

What are you doing to be a sustainable tourist?

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After Backlash, Mitsubishi Pulls out of Binh Thuan Coal-Fired Power Plant Project

Global companies face growing pressure to stop backing thermal power.

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Hanoi Greenlights Pilot Project to Install Solar Panels Atop Dong Xuan Market

Some new additions to the roof of Dong Xuan Market will pave the way for more green developments in the city to come.

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The First Vietnamese in Antarctica: The Path to Conservation for Hong Hoang

For Hong Hoang, a career in environmental activism in Vietnam began with a polar expedition.    

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Vietnam's Plan to Plant 1 Billion Trees by 2025 Gains Clarity

Here's hoping for a greener future.

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US Zoo Celebrates Birth of Quý Báu, an Endangered Primate Indigenous to Vietnam

Xìn chào Quý Báu!

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Vietnam Traffic Police Introduce Bamboo Nozzles for Breathalyzers

Vietnam’s nascent green movement is hitting the streets in a unique way.

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This New Female Cụ Rùa Might Save Its Entire Species From Extinction

Scientists announced that a turtle found in Hanoi's Dong Mo Lake is indeed a Swinhoe’s softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), the critically endangered species Hanoi's famed Hoan Kiem turtle belonged to...

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Scientists Discover New Species of Rare Iridescent Snake in Ha Giang

The iridescent, subterraneous snake belongs to one of the least-studied types of reptiles in the world. 

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Phu Quoc Arrests Local Man for Repeatedly Destroying Forest in National Park

Despite previous warnings, the man repeatedly committed major acts of deforestation over the span of more than a decade.

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Vietnamese Insect Protein Startup Cricket One Gets 7-Figure Funding

That's a lot of crickets!

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Vietnam Discards 46% More Trash Last Year Compared to 2010: Report

Something smells.

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Over 5,000 Solar Systems Were Installed in Saigon This Year

Let there be sun!

Michael Tatarski

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Vietnam's New Nature Reserve, Khe Nuoc Trong, Is a Sign of Hope for Biodiversity

In a move wildlife conservationists are hailing as a victory, Vietnam has established a new nature reserve encompassing critical habitat for numerous species, several of them threatened globally with ...

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3 Endangered Langurs Were Released Back Into the Wild in Ninh Binh

The trio of critically endangered Delacour's langurs (voọc mông trắng) had been at a conservation center in Cuc Phuong National Park.

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A New Mantis Species in Vietnam Was Named After David Attenborough

If you've ever stared into nature and had the calming voice of an elderly British man enter to narrate the scene, you are probably a David Attenborough fan.

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Vietnam Increases Carbon Emissions Reduction Target in Next Decade

The country is now aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 9% by 2030.

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New Directive Aims to Strengthen Illegal Wildlife Trade Enforcement

On July 23, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc issued a new directive with the aim of tightening control against illegal wildlife trade and consumption.