ALL CREATURES NEED WATER TO SURVIVE

The first signs of life appeared in the ocean 3.5 billion years ago, and over the years those early single-celled organisms evolved into the diverse life we see today, on land as well as in the sea. Most of the major branches of the Tree of Life (diagrams showing evolution and relationships between species) are […]

WHAT IS CLEAN WATER?

The water quality standards for countries around the world are built based on different purposes of water use, such as drinking water, domestic water, water for aquatic species (fishes, clams, shells,…), water for sports and recreation, water for agriculture, industry, along with many other purposes. These standards are mainly based on physiochemical and biochemical indicators […]

WATER AND CIVILIZATIONS

Water is the foundation of life. Therefore, it is not surprising that most of the ancient civilizations in the world originated in the basins of large rivers, such as the Egyptian Civilization, Mesopotamian Civilization, Yellow River Civilization, and Indian Civilization.  Egyptian Civilization  Ancient Egypt was a civilization located in Northeast Africa, gathered along the lower […]

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 […]

EARTH HOUR 2022 EXHIBITION

In order to promote the application of technology and new communication solutions to convey and spread the message of World Water Day, World Meteorological Day and Earth Hour 2022, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment built an Earth Hour exhibition. Land 2022 with documentary support from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The […]