On the morning of 5 June 2017, in the coastal city of Vung Tau, Miss Sea Vietnam 2016 Pham Thuy Trang launched a Cycling event on awareness raising on health and environment risks caused by waste open. The event was organized by the General Department of Environment – Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in collaboration with the People’s Committee of Ba Ria Vung Tau province.
This program is part of nationwide series of activities in response to World Environment Day 2017 coordinated by the VEA, in collaboration with the Central of Vietnamese Women Association and Ba Ria – Vung Tau People’s Committee, with the main activities organized in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province.
More than 50 pupils, students, and youths of Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, immediately after the launch of the 2016 Miss Sea Pham Thuy Trang, had joined cycling with more than 10km long road around the Vung Tau city.
The message conveyed by this cycling program is to contribute to the call: Minimizing open burning; Let’s segregate waste; Stop open burning to keep the air clean; Don’t burn waste, utilize it etc. The messages had been brought to the community, especially the community in the city of Vung Tau, a famous tourist city of the country. It encouraged people to reduce pollutants, thus contributing to protecting the environment.
On this year’s World Environment Day, there are many meaningful activities, as an Environment Ambassador, Miss Sea Pham Thuy Trang joined hands in many other community activities to propagandize the urgency of environment protection when climate change is negative and its consequences are seriously affecting people’s lives, typically participating in tree planting in the program of Fund for planting a million trees for Vietnam, or attending “environmental classrooms” in Le Quang Cuong Secondary school, Ba Ria city.