Underground water levels in coastal provinces alarmingly low

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Underground water levels in coastal provinces alarmingly low

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) has warned that the underground water levels in coastal provinces and cities from Hai Phong City in the north to Ca Mau province in the south have been decreasing dramatically.

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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How much economic value does the Mekong River bring to Vietnam?

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How much economic value does the Mekong River bring to Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - The fish caught from the Mekong River alone make up 3.1 percent of Vietnam’s GDP.

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Biggest-ever giant grouper caught in Vietnam

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Biggest-ever giant grouper caught in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - On January 15, a restaurant in District 7 in HCM City, bought a giant grouper weighing up to 160 kilos from fishermen in the central province of Khanh Hoa.

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

VietNamNet Bridge - If the sea water level rises by one meter, the rice growing area will be cut by half, from 4 million to 2 million hectares, experts say.

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Saigon restaurant buys 130kg endangered giant barb

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Saigon restaurant buys 130kg endangered giant barb

VietNamNet Bridge – A restaurant in District 3 in HCM City on January 12 bought a red giant barb (Catlocarpio siamensis) from a trader in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.

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Scientists generate electricity from shrimp pond waste

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Scientists generate electricity from shrimp pond waste

VietNamNet Bridge - Waste from shrimp ponds is expected to be turned into electricity to serve shrimp farming or the national grid.

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Mekong Delta’s alluvium levels fall as more water reservoirs are built

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Mekong Delta’s alluvium levels fall as more water reservoirs are built

VietNamNet Bridge - A series of water reservoirs in the upper course of Mekong River could lead to a loss of 90 percent of alluvium in Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta.

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Experts: Mekong dams threaten ecology

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Experts: Mekong dams threaten ecology

VietNamNet Bridge – Experts have warned the construction of a dozen dams on the Mekong River’s mainstream is threatening the river’s ecology and the wellbeing of a lot of residents in the river basin.

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Dams slash Mekong fish stocks

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Dams slash Mekong fish stocks

More than 70 Vietnamese and international scientists and other experts and officials from ministries and international organisations discussed ongoing research into the impact of dams on the mainstream of the Mekong River at a conference in HCM City yesterday.

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Over 70 percent of Mekong Delta firms hit by climate change

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Over 70 percent of Mekong Delta firms hit by climate change

Over 70 percent of businesses in the Mekong Delta are suffering from the potentially devastating effects of climate change, said Nguyen Phuong Lam, Vice Director of the Can Tho Chapter of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

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Concerns raised about adverse impacts of hydropower projects on Mekong

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Concerns raised about adverse impacts of hydropower projects on Mekong

Developing mainstream hydropower projects on the lower Mekong River could lead to long-term and unrecoverable losses to its deltas and the water environment, adversely impacting the livelihoods of millions of people in the region.

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Protective forests in Mekong River Delta in danger

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Protective forests in Mekong River Delta in danger

VietNamNet Bridge - The protective forests in Tien Giang and Ben Tre provinces in Mekong River Delta have been called a ‘fragile shield’ because they cannot protect the coastal land strip from sand and wind.

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Building of Mekong natural history museum promoted

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Building of Mekong natural history museum promoted

Leading scientists from the US and countries in the Mekong River basin met at a workshop in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 30 to discuss measures to quicken the building of a Mekong Delta Museum of Natural History.

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