Natural environment is valuable resource for activities of creature life. Therefore, the appropriate exploitation and natural environment protection will help stable and sustainable social development. During the course of urbanization, intensive farming. . . the environmental pollution is serious, reducing the quality of environment.
- Quality of air: According to assessment of some professional organizations, the concentration of SO2, NO2, CO, lead. . . are low and satisfy the standard as stipulated. Criteria of dust and noise are many times higher than acceptable standard and focus on urban areas, populous areas and main traffic roads.
- Quality of water source: on main rivers - channels such as Vam Co Dong, Vam Co Tay, Can Giuoc River . . . Tan An township has the acceptable content of Nitrate, organic substances, concentration of excess drugs, microorganism. . . . as stipulated (TCVN 5937 - 1995). Over the past years, Can Giuoc receives waste water from Ho Chi Minh City with high pollution, impacting on production and daily life of people.
- Land: According to result of analysis on sample, concentration of toxic substances such as Cu, Pb, Cd . . . in mud and land is quite low and in acceptable limitation (according to Dutch standard).
- Organism: with natural feature including many ecological systems of wetland: brackish water, salt water, fresh water, alum . . . organism resource of province has been assessed as being varied and diversified. During the past few years, as response to human, achievements of exploitation, utilization for production has brought many high results, but the environmental protection has not been considered deeply and synchronously, resulting in the break of the ecological balance between the populations, at the same time reducing or losing many rare and valuable wild animal such as chicken, python, snake, turtle. . . ; vegetations such as flooded cajeput forest, arenga forest, aegiceras forest, mangrove forest. . . and resulting in danger of mice destroying production