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ASEM Conference takes action to respond to climate change

On June 19 in Can Tho, Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinated with MONRE, MPI and Can Tho People's Committee to hold the ASEM Conference on “Climate Action to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Ways Forward”

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Land allocation and land lease with small areas to be pilotted

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is drafting a Decision of the Prime Minister promulgating the Regulation on the pilot allocation and lease of land with small areas for adjacent land users in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Training course on groundwater

On June 4, 2018, in Hanoi, Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources (VIGMR), Korea Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) and Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) started the training course on groundwater.

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GEF 6: An environmentally friendly Danang welcomes international friends

Da Nang city is honored to be chosen as the venue for the GEF 6 Assembly, taking place from June 23 – 29, 2018. Director of DONRE of Da Nang Le Quang Nam is expecting an environmentally friendly Danang will welcome and attracts international friends’s participation.

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Join hands to collect garbage to clean up Ha Long Beach

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) partnered Centre for Supporting Green Development (GreenHub) and the Live and Learn environmental education organization to organize “Action for a Green Ha Long: Towards zero-waste tour programme”.

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No export of raw minerals

No export of raw minerals (including sand); only export of deeply processed and valuable products. This is the latest direction of Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

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Over 18,600 billion VND to adapt to climate change in the Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta is the largest agricultural production center in the country, contributing 50% of rice, 65% of seafood and 70% of fruit. The richness and development of the Mekong Delta and the Mekong River is facing tremendous challenges from the threat of climate change.

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Proposing regulation on sea magnetic and gravity survey

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) is drafting a circular regulating the techniques of magnetic and gravity survey. This content is being widely commented before approval.

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Establish online map of river bank erosion and coastal erosion in Mekong Delta

Online map of river bank erosion and coastal erosion in the Mekong Delta (WEBGIS) was implemented by the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) in cooperation with scientific research institutions.

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Vetiver grass has the potential to reduce dioxin contamination

Dioxin contamination from herbicides during the Vietnam War has been going on for many years and people are finding many ways to handle such as physical, chemical and biological methods… A group of scientists at the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources has initially noted that vetiver...

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