INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RELATED TO WATER RESOURCES

💦Have you ever thought that water could also be the cause of war? 💦Increasing population, frequent droughts, and floods with accumulative severe destruction… make the need to find and use water resources more and more intense so that it might become the cause of a new war – the war for water. 💦According to forecasts, […]

WATER SCARCITY – GLOBAL CHALLENGE

💧Did you know that 2 billion people on earth do not have access to safe and clean water? Every 20 seconds, a child dies from diseases related to the lack of clean water and sanitation? 💧2025: Approximately 35% of the global population is expected to be severely water deficient. 💧2030: Human demand for water will […]

HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY SAVED 2000 TREES

Paper is a widely used material in our daily lives, but little do we know about how much paper is produced from a single tree. Mr. Nguyen Duy Khanh, a digital expert, said: “On average, 16.67g of paper, equivalent to 8333.3 sheets of paper, could be made from a single tree. By publishing over 7 […]

MINAMATA: THE DEADLY DISEASE CAUSED BY MERCURY-CONTAMINATED WATER IN JAPAN

Right during its economic miracle in the late 60s – early 70s, Japan faced a terror called The Disaster of Minamata, a large-scale methylmercury poisoning caused by the daily consumption of large quantities of fish and shellfish that were heavily contaminated from Minamata Bay. The disease was first discovered in Minamata, Kumamoto Prefecture in 1956 […]

IMPACTS OF WASTE ON CLEAN WATER

  Paralleling with the growth of the economy is the alarming deterioration of the environment. This happens not only in densely populated urban areas, but even affects remote rural areas. In the field of environmental protection, water conservation is of central importance, in which water pollution control is significant and plays a decisive role. However, […]

CELEBRATING WORLD WATER DAY MARCH 22: BO DE POND CLEAN-UP

On April 3, 2022, the Center for Environment and Community Research, in collaboration with the Women’s Union of Nam Tu Liem district and Lock&Lock Hanoi Co., Ltd. has organized the event: “Celebrating World Water Day 22/3: Bo De pond clean-up”. The event was in response to World Water Day 2022, an international event organized to […]

Recycling bio waste at household level: Batch composting

Model 1: Composting The aim of the model is to minimize the amount of bio waste discharged, including left-over food, coffee grounds or tea leaves, etc. These bio wastes can be composted or converted into enzyme products for cleaning purposes.  By definition, composting is the process of bio trash (mostly with plant-origins) decomposing into organic […]