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China Shutters 80,000 Factories as Part of Massive Crackdown on Pollution

To combat pollution, China has shut down more than 80,000 factories across the country.

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Pollution in Vietnam's Atmosphere Shortens National Life Expectancy by 1.16 Years: Study

A new study on pollution shows that the atmosphere in Vietnam is cutting 1.16 years off its citizen’s life expectancy.

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Noise Pollution Throughout Vietnam Negatively Impacts Quality of Life: Study

About 20% of Vietnam’s population is subject to the effects of noise pollution.

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Q&A: How Saigon and the Mekong Delta Can Confront the Threat of Climate Change

Southern Vietnam is one of the most at-risk regions in the world in terms of the potential impacts of climate change. Both the Mekong Delta and Saigon face growing challenges from sea level rise, floo...

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In 10 Years, Da Lat Might Run out of Clean Water Due to Pollution

The popular Central Highlands city of Da Lat may run out of clean water in the next 10 years, according to a local official.

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Child Labor to Surge in Vietnam Due to Climate Change: Experts

As climate change wreaks havoc on Vietnam, more children will be forced to work from an early age, experts say.

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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...