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South Africa rhino poaching drops sharply but hundreds still being killed

Over 500 rhinos were poached for their horns in South Africa in the first eight months of 2018, a 26 percent fall from 691 in the same period last ...

As sand mining grows, Asia’s deltas are sinking, water experts warn

Sand mining from rivers is depriving many low-lying Asian deltas of the sediment they need to maintain themselves.

Vietnam remains unrelenting on scrap imports

The government has announced emergency measures to cope with the pileup of containers of scrap at the country's ports.
September 18, 2018 | 10:36 am GMT+7

Storm Barijat to devolve into depression as Mangkhut heads for South China Sea

Barijat, currently heading towards northern Vietnam, could weaken into a tropical depression Friday morning, meteorologists say.
September 12, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Snakes on a plate: Vietnam's coiled cuisine

With their meat served up in a wide array of dishes and blood added to rice wine, snakes make a reputedly satisfying and nourishing meal in Vietnam.
September 11, 2018 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 
September 08, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Meet the elephant nannies of the Central Highlands

Think babysitting is difficult? These caregivers have been taking care of forest elephants three times their size for over three years.
September 07, 2018 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Vietnam to try safer way to clean up Agent Orange hotspots

A new method will filter, wash and rinse contaminated soil at the Bien Hoa Airport to sponge dioxin out.
September 05, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam detains nine for ‘causing disorder’ while protesting waste treatment plant

Quang Ngai police have detained nine people after a protest against a waste treatment plant turned violent last Sunday.
September 05, 2018 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Global warming will make insects hungrier, eating up key crops: study

Researchers have found a new way that global warming is bad for the planet: more hungry bugs.
August 31, 2018 | 09:41 am GMT+7

Cameroon arrests 6 people for trying to smuggle pangolins to Vietnam

Six people were caught at an airport in Cameroon allegedly trying to smuggle pangolins to Vietnam last week.
August 24, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Trash occupies Vietnam’s imperial citadel

The Imperial Citadel of Hue is surrounded by ugly piles of domestic waste dumped into the Ngu Ha River.
August 12, 2018 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province scrambles to save endangered monkey

A central Vietnam province is trying to buy back acacia plantations to save critically endangered douc langurs.
August 10, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

An expat couple launches straw wars in Vietnam

Julia Mesner and Michael Burdge saw a monkey munching a plastic bag and decided to do something about it.
August 09, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Study finds plastic exposed to the sun emit greenhouse gases

A new study published in PLOS One shows that plastic releases greenhouses gases when exposed to the sun.
August 07, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7
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