In the afternoon of 1 August, in Ly Son island district, Provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee (PVFFC) held a conference to launch people to participate in the environment protection in the district towards building the model of "Residential area harmoniously perform hunger elimination, poverty reduction and environment protection. " Under the plan, PVFFC selected the residential area No. 1 of An Vinh commune and No. 4 of An Hai commune to carry out the above-said model according to the guide No. 52 and the plan No. 159 issued by PVFFC. Due to lacking of the waste treatment plant so in recent years, the environment pollution caused by garbage on Ly Son island is becoming serious. This is an alarming problem, threatening lives and activities of people as well as affecting the habitat of coral reefs, sea algae, depleting aquatic resources living around the island. Tri Nguyen … [Read more...] about Ly Son: To launch the environment protection
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(VEN) - For many years, thanks to applying many advanced technological methods to production, the B12 Petroleum Company under the Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation has obtained remarkable achievements in cleaner production and seen sustainable development. The B12 Petroleum Company, under the Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation management, is responsible for importing, preserving and supplying gasoline for other companies through a pipe system and selling gasoline and other support products in provinces of Quang Ninh, Hai Duong, Hung Yen and Hai Phong. Due to selling gasoline, the company is always facing risks of fire and explosion and the environment pollution. Therefore, the issues of environment protection and fire-explosion protection have engaged special attention of the company. Every year, the company draws and implements many environmental protection programs, opens training courses on the environmental protection law for all staff members and grows trees to create … [Read more...] about Applying Advanced Technology To Protect the Environment
Over the past years, the Danang's industrial activities made significant contribution to the stable development of the city's socio-economy, however, in the development process, the industrial manufacturing activities has affected surrounding environment. Thousand households at Hiep Hoa Bac Ward, Lien Chieu District are living with exhaust fumes pollution from factories. Although polluting factories were warmed, punished, even revoked business licenses, however, they continue causing environment pollution. Smoke and dust from the Viet Hung Tuan Joint Stock Company's rubber burning factory of at the Hiep Hoa BacWard, bringing rubber smell burning, has adverse impact on the atmosphere daily activities of local people. Dust polluted areas changed depending on wind's direction and speed, mainly 50 households at the collective housing area of the Song Da repairing mechanics enterprise which far nearly 500 meters from the factory's chimney. Nguyen Tan Duy, 31, living at the … [Read more...] about Danang: Industrial activities cause environment pollution
VietNamNet Bridge - A lot of effective models of treating environment pollution with microbiology still have not been brought into life due to the lack of an appropriate investment mechanism. Using microorganisms to treat the environment pollution has been found as the most effective method to treat the environment pollution, because it can settle the problems which the previous technologies such as anaerobic and aerobic could not. However, the advanced technology still cannot be utilized in Vietnam due to the lack of appropriate investments. The non-mechanical technology Biology has been applied in a large scale in processing and preserving farm, forestry and seafood produce for a long time. In recent years, scientists have been using the microorganisms selected from the nature or created from new microorganism strains in treating environment pollution as well. The scientists from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology has successfully found out the process of … [Read more...] about Treating environment pollution with microbiology, why not?
VietNamNet Bridge - While Vietnamese healthcare officials have denied the information about "cancer villages" as reported on local newspapers recently, a Vietnamese scientist now working in Australia has opposite opinions. In 2005, when talking with the press, a Deputy Minister of Healthcare affirmed that the percentage of cancer cases in the Thach Son cancer village is equal to that in other northern provinces, and that no evidence has been found to show the relation between the environment pollution and the cancer diseases. What would you say about the conclusion? I have collected some materials about cancer villages in Vietnam. According to the Institute for Cancer Prevention, in Vietnam, 106 men and 59 women out of every 100,000 people die of cancer diseases. If the figure is right for Thach Son in Phu Tho province, where there are about 7000 people, there would be six people dieing of cancer. However, in reality, in the commune, 15 people die of cancer every year. In other … [Read more...] about The “cancer villages”, factories and the environment