Digital technologies are becoming more and more important in our lives and increasingly in our relations with environment. In Vietnam, the General Department of Environment under the Ministry of Natural Resources has launched a new phone application Envisoft, which is aimed at tracking and spreading environmental data, such as air quality in certain regions of the country.
At present, the mobile app is linked with 35 monitoring stations in Hanoi, Bac Ninh and Quang Ninh provinces. The data gets updated hourly and stored in user-friendly way so that everyone could track the development of the environmental situation In his or her region.
Moreover, the application is expected to become the official channel of the central environmental management agency. It will make the communication with citizens more efficient.