Despite its abundant potential, Vietnam’s renewable energy sector remains untapped due to modest foreign investment. Will IFC's and Armstrong’s presence in the country’s hydropower sector create a positive ripple effect?
Cities play a unique and crucial role in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. Making public transport more attractive and accessible, and sharing expertise among cities are two key ways to making urban areas more sustainable and liveable, say city leaders and experts.
In a sharp turn around, owners of Formosa Ha Tinh steel mill on Thursday admitted that toxic chemicals discharged from their massive plant in the Vung Ang Economic Zone caused one of the largest environmental disasters in Vietnam's history.
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CIFOR scientists Anne Larson and Ashwin Ravikumar unravel the complex web of legal arrangements in tropical forest countries to reveal some of the forces shaping land use change.
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Much attention has been paid to the geopolitical impact of China's activities in the South China Sea. But the environmental impact of this development also bordres on the catastropic, say researchers James Borton and Nguyen Chu Hoi.
Demand for Rosewood for luxury furniture in China, is causing widespread deforestation in Myanmar. Political instability and corruption are holding back Myanmar from saving its endangered forests, says Zuzana Burivalova.
In Asia, the shrimp industry plays an important role in economic development by creating jobs and income generating opportunities. However, it has also been associated with severe environmental degradation.
Solidiance partnered with Vietnam Green Building Council to produce a newly released white paper on Vietnam’s Green Building industry. The white paper reveals that the green building sector in Vietnam ...