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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENCE

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENCE

The Conference Organizing Committee is proudly present the First Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (OSHE) at the Vietnam National University to be sponsored by the Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB) branches in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia and hosted by the Vietnam National University - Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies …

Call for 3rd batch applications: fellowship opportunities under Mekong Thought Leadership and Think Tanks Program

Call for 3rd batch applications: fellowship opportunities under Mekong Thought Leadership and Think Tanks Program

Launch of the call: 15 March 2024 Application deadline: 14 April 2024, 23:59 (Bangkok/Indochina time) Submissions of applications will only be accepted through online submission platform: https://sei.submittable.com/submit/290749/mekong-thought-leadership-and-think-tanks-network-call-for-fellows-round-3 Background The Mekong Thought Leadership and Think Tanks Network Program (MTT), supported …

Resilience and Prosperity in Vietnam’s Rice Heartlands: Tales from the Red River and Mekong Delta

Resilience and Prosperity in Vietnam’s Rice Heartlands: Tales from the Red River and Mekong Delta

By Hue Le, Van Kien Nguyen and Holly Sutherland This blog is about the work of the Hub’s CCI-AGU team: Van Kien Nguyen, Nguyen Van Thai, Le Ngoc Hiệp, Nguyen Minh Đăng, Huynh Ngoc Duc, Vo Van Oc, Tran Van Hieu, Le Thi Xa and WARECOD’s Lan Nguyen. Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Vietnam boasts the world's third-largest rice export industry. At the epicentre of this agricultural powerhouse …

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Inception Workshop UKRI GCRF Living Deltas Hub

Inception Workshop UKRI GCRF Living Deltas Hub

The Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (CRES), Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam and School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University in the …

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Resilience and Prosperity in Vietnam’s Rice Heartlands: Tales from the Red River and Mekong Delta

Resilience and Prosperity in Vietnam’s Rice Heartlands: Tales from the Red River and Mekong Delta

By Hue Le, Van Kien Nguyen and Holly Sutherland This blog is about the work of the Hub’s CCI-AGU team: Van Kien Nguyen, Nguyen Van Thai, Le Ngoc Hiệp, Nguyen Minh Đăng, Huynh Ngoc Duc, Vo Van Oc, Tran Van Hieu, Le Thi Xa and WARECOD’s Lan Nguyen. Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Vietnam boasts the world's third-largest rice export industry. At the epicentre of this agricultural powerhouse …

Assessment of the threat status of reptile species from Vietnam – Implementation of the One Plan Approach to Conservation

Assessment of the threat status of reptile species from Vietnam – Implementation of the One Plan Approach to Conservation

Subsequent to a recently published study in Nature Conservation highlighting the gaps in the protection of Vietnam´s amphibians (https://blog.pensoft.net/2022/07/05/scientists-identify-gaps-in-the-protection-of-vietnams-amphibians/), Thomas Ziegler and his international cooperation team now present another threat analysis, this time dealing with a detailed assessment of Vietnam’s reptile fauna to …

Overseas Research Grant Program

Overseas Research Grant Program

For Applicants in Vietnam, 2020 1. Criteria for Applicants who can apply Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF) supports scientists of Asian nationality who are conducting research in their own countries with following criteria. 1) The applicant must reside in Vietnam. 2) The applicant must conduct research at university, college, or associated institute in Vietnam (except private …

The first field trip of the Living Delta Project (HUB)

The first field trip of the Living Delta Project (HUB)

From the 13th to 16th of January 2020, a group of scientists of VNU Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environment Studies was headed by a PhD. Le Thi Van Hue, together with co-chairing Component 4 GS. Dr. Fabrice Renaud (University of Glasgow) organized the first field trip of the Living Delta Project. Preliminary study was carried out in Kim Trung commune of Kim Son district, Ninh Binh …

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THE 1 st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE PRACTICAL ZERO EMISSIONS TECHNOLOGIES AND STRATEGIES (PZETS 2023)

THE 1 st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE PRACTICAL ZERO EMISSIONS TECHNOLOGIES AND STRATEGIES (PZETS 2023)

The 1st International Conference on the Practical Zero Emissions Technologies and Strategies (PZETS 2023) and the 2nd Workshop on Water Sustainability & Green Technology will be organized by the Australasia Practical Zero Emissions Society (APZES) and hosted by Ho Chi Minh University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh (VNU-HCM). This PZETS 2023 will be held from 9 …

Hopes raised for the conservation of the world’s rarest turtle in Vietnam; second animal photographed in Dong Mo Lake, Hanoi

Hopes raised for the conservation of the world’s rarest turtle in Vietnam; second animal photographed in Dong Mo Lake, Hanoi

It has been a long and often tiring road, as conservation efforts for the world’s rarest turtle have been ongoing since 2003, with the Asian Turtle Program (ATP) of Indo-Myanmar Conservation (IMC) conducting surveys throughout 21 provinces in northern Vietnam.  The giant Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), also known as Hoan Kiem Turtle, is critically endangered; reaching up to 150kg or …

The first field trip of the Living Delta Project (HUB)

The first field trip of the Living Delta Project (HUB)

From the 13th to 16th of January 2020, a group of scientists of VNU Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environment Studies was headed by a PhD. Le Thi Van Hue, together with co-chairing Component 4 GS. Dr. Fabrice Renaud (University of Glasgow) organized the first field trip of the Living Delta Project. Preliminary study was carried out in Kim Trung commune of Kim Son district, Ninh Binh …

Official launch event for the Living Deltas Hub in Hanoi

Official launch event for the Living Deltas Hub in Hanoi

On January 15th, 2020, the British Embassy, ​​together with the VNU-Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (VNU-CRES), Newcastle University and its affiliates solemnly organized the Commencement Ceremony of the Delta Research Project in Hanoi. Attending the ceremony were representatives of government agencies such as Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of …

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