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vendredi 9 août 2019

Pollution plastique au Cambodge, de quel côté est votre hôtel ?

« De quel côté est votre hôtel ? » C’est la question posée sur le site web de l’appel lancé par la plateforme CleanGreenCambodia pour réduire l’utilisation du plastique par les hôtels au Cambodge.

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vendredi 14 juin 2019

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Lawyers in Taiwan launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the industrial conglomerate Formosa on Tuesday (Jun 11), on behalf of thousands of Vietnamese whose livelihoods were ruined by a toxic spill that devastated fish stocks. Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/victims-of-formosa-spill-in-vietnam-seek-compensation-11615642

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dimanche 9 juin 2019

New plastic waste policies urgently needed, experts say

Collective action from the Vietnamese government, the private sector and consumers is essential to combat one of the great environmental challenges facing the world, the excess of plastic waste in oceans and water sources, a United Nations (UN) official said yesterday.

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dimanche 2 juin 2019

Better water resources management can address water security challenges in Vietnam

Ensuring future water security in Vietnam will depend on meeting a host of critical challenges including emerging water stress, fast deterioration of water quality, and rising water-related disaster risks, resulting in a must to implement solutions to improve water productivity.

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jeudi 25 avril 2019

Vietnam's top tourist destinations hit by alarming UV levels

Tourism hotspots took on a new meaning in Vietnam Wednesday with the ultraviolet index there jumping to “extremely dangerous” levels.

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mercredi 24 avril 2019

Vietnam just recorded a new peak temperature of 110 degrees, report says

Vietnam has logged a new highest-ever temperature, with the mercury climbing to a sweltering 110ºF in April, adding the country to a growing list of heat milestones achieved globally, the Washington Post reports.

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vendredi 12 avril 2019

Cancer-causing herbicides banned in Vietnam

Authorities to recall and destroy herbicides a year after ban takes effect, while Thailand says it will ban glyphosate, paraquat and chlorpyrifos in 2021

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lundi 1 avril 2019

Vietnam’s empty forests

The Asian nation is a hot spot of biological diversity, but local and international conservation groups are struggling to halt what amounts to animal genocide.

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dimanche 31 mars 2019

Vietnam students invent air cleaning bicycle

A group of students in Vietnam have invented an air-filtering device for bicycles, to save them having to wear anti-pollution face masks on their journey to school, reports Viet Nam News.

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lundi 18 mars 2019

Tourists in Con Dao island to pay fee for preservation activities

Special fees for preservation activities can be collected from visitors to Con Dao Island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, said Director of the provincial Department of Tourism Trinh Hang yesterday.

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#TrashTagChallenge, le défi «écolo» dont se saisissent les Cambodgiens

Le dernier défi à la mode sur les réseaux sociaux se veut utile. Depuis quelques semaines, le #TrashTagChallenge circule sur Facebook, Twittter ou Instagram.

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dimanche 17 février 2019

Vietnam to relocate 300 residents near US air base for dioxin cleanup

75 families living near the Bien Hoa military airport, former American airbase and dioxin hotspot, will be resettled for cleanup work.

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vendredi 15 février 2019

Phu Quoc : A candidate for overtourism ?

When guidebooks and bloggers tell us now is the best time to visit an island destination before it loses its natural beauty and charm it’s a strong hint that big business and brands have already staked their claims at beachside properties and the blight of “overtourism” is just around the corner.

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mercredi 13 février 2019

Việt Nam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Việt Nam is one of Asia’s five worst polluters of ocean plastic waste, according to international organisations.

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lundi 14 janvier 2019

From Tibet to the ‘Nine Dragons’, Vietnam’s losing sand and houses in the Mekong Delta

Damming and extensive sand mining of the riverbed are causing currents to strengthen and the land in Vietnam’s delta region to sink With the Mekong running through six different countries, there is very little cooperation between government to resolve the worsening crisis

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lundi 10 décembre 2018

Vietnam among 10 countries hardest hit by weather disasters in 2017

Vietnam suffered deadly damage from natural disasters last year, making it one of the 10 countries most severely affected.

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How billions of discarded Tetra Paks cover Vietnam's beaches and towns

More than 8bn Tetra Paks are sold every year in Vietnam – and only a few percent are recycled. It’s having a devastating effect on the environment

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samedi 8 décembre 2018

Tracing the safeguards against illegal logging in Vietnam

The groundwork for obtaining and verifying legally sourced timber is being laid with a new deal between Hanoi and the EU, but the timber industry in Vietnam remains blighted by corruption, theft and illegal logging

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mercredi 31 octobre 2018

New climate change report highlights grave dangers for Vietnam

Earlier this month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new report on the potential impacts of a 1.5C rise in global temperatures above pre-industrial averages.

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lundi 15 octobre 2018

Enviromental NGOs call for EU not to sign timber deal with Vietnam

A group of environmental NGOs has called on the European Union to postpone the signing of a trade deal on tropical timber with Vietnam until Vietnam declares a moratorium on illegal timber import from Cambodia’s natural forests.

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mardi 17 avril 2018

Vietnam’s challenges to go with the flow

Vietnam is facing a growing population, increasing pollution, extreme weather events and challenges in implementing effective national policies, Thang Do writes.

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mercredi 7 février 2018

Vietnam jails activist for 14 years for livestreaming pollution march

Hoang Duc Binh had posted footage on Facebook of fishermen protesting following a huge chemical spill from a steel plant

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dimanche 31 décembre 2017

Vietnam’s chance to become a leader in sustainable fashion manufacturing

The world’s fifth biggest textiles and garment exporter, Vietnam is cracking down on polluters, while foreign investors are building new factories to higher standards and using more environmentally friendly manufacturing processes

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mercredi 5 avril 2017

Anger burns on Vietnam's poisoned coast a year after spill

"The big fish are all dead," complained 50 year-old Mai Xuan Hoa, picking small fish from a net as he tried to rebuild his livelihood a year after Vietnam's worst environmental disaster.

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mercredi 22 mars 2017

Will the environment be the Vietnam government’s downfall ?

Environmental protests are proving a tough challenge for the communist regime.

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mercredi 22 février 2017

Vietnam to punish officials over mass fish deaths

Vietnam said on Wednesday (Feb 22) it will punish 11 senior officials for misconduct over a toxic waste dump last year that killed tonnes of fish in one of the country's worst environmental disasters.

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mardi 10 janvier 2017

Vietnam's next environmental hotspot

Less than a year after a major pollution crisis, trouble is brewing in the Mekong Delta.

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dimanche 25 décembre 2016

Vietnam says recovery from Formosa industrial disaster could take a decade

Vietnam's central region is expected to take a decade to completely recover from an industrial accident caused by a unit of a Taiwan conglomerate, which led to Vietnam's worst ever environmental disaster, the government said.

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mercredi 3 août 2016

Vietnam Television accused of fabricating deforestation reportage

The police department of a Central Highlands province has accused Vietnam Television (VTV) of airing an inaccurate account of deforestation in the area, the latest in a series of scandals to hit the national broadcaster.

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Vietnam probes harmful waste dumping from Taiwanese firm

Vietnamese police have launched an investigation into the illegal dumping of harmful waste material from a Taiwanese steel company already under fire for massive fish deaths in what officials say was the country’s worst environmental disaster.

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