This year’s event themed “Connecting People to Nature” also is to mark the Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2017, the World Ocean Day, the Youth Volunteer Campaign 2017 under the theme "Youth working together to build new rural areas and civilized cities", targeting marine environmental sanitation activities and responding to climate change.
At a meeting, the organizing committee offered 10 gifts and many national flags to disadvantaged fishermen; and released 30,000 shrimp seeds in the environment to reproduce fishery resources.
An photo exhibition of historical evidence proving Vietnam's sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos is being held.
After the launch, more than 1,000 officials and members of Cam Xuyen District Youth Union joined hands to clean the Thien Cam Beach.
A range of activities in response to World Environment Day and the Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2017 took place simultaneously throughout the province.