Water resources

Marine and coastal areas

Master plans built to promote efficient use of marine space, resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment hosted an online conference on March 4 discussing the building of a national marine space plan and a master plan on the exploitation and sustainable use of coastal resources in 2021-2030 and vision to 2045.According to General Director ...

Action plan for marine debris reduction to be built

The Government has assigned the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Vietnam Administration of Sea and Islands to design a national action plan on reducing marine debris towards 2030. The draft plan of actions sets seven major tasks, including strengthening communications to enhance public ...

Various environmental activities to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019

A wide range of environmental protection activities are to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019, scheduled for early next month, announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) on May 20.Accordingly, for the first time, the ministry will combine a series ...

Breakthroughs made in marine resource management

Vietnam has built a system of policies and laws on seas and islands during the 10-year implementation of the Maritime Strategy. The system covers laws in service of integrated management and laws and planning schemes for coastal areas and sectors. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Agriculture ministry disapproves proposed waste discharge at sea

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has rejected a proposal to sink nearly one million cubic meters of sand and mud into waters off the coast of Binh Thuan Province.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

VN boasts nearly 12,000 marine species: study

Scientists have found nearly 12,000 Vietnamese marine creature species, including animals and plants, through studying the country’s marine biological resources, reported the Vietnam News Agency.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Rising seas could displace millions in Vietnam: UN

The United Nations is urging countries to act now to slash carbon pollution and curb global warming, especially vulnerable small coastal states like Vietnam.Keep reading  ...

VnExpress Reporter

Da Nang puts into use automatic water environment monitoring system

Four automatic water environment monitoring stations, produced by the Da Nang Centre Of Integrated Circuits (CENTIC) were put into operation in the central city of Da Nang on January 6.Keep reading   ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam makes effort to protect coral reefs

Up to 25 percent of marine species reside under coral reefs, many of which have been damaged.Keep reading ...

Chi Mai

Water pollution getting worse: experts

Widespread water pollution nationwide has inflicted an estimated economic loss of VNĐ11.6 trillion (US$510.7 million) in the last ten years and the situation is not getting better, an environmental expert says.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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