Projects encroaching on the sea damage environment

More and more projects that encroach on the river and seas have been developed in every region of he country. To have more land for infrastructure, locals have been willing to compromise nature, though the long-term effects will ultimately hurt the economy. Keep reading ...

Thien Nhien

700 degraded dams to be fixed: official

The Water Resources Directorate (WRD) plans to repair some 700 reservoirs at high risk of bursting by 2030, an official said on November 23.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Water resource conflicts rising in VN: experts

Water resources have become a source of increasing conflict, highlighting issues of unsustainable exploitation and environmental degradation, experts say. The conflicts are at several levels – between development policy and preserving the environment, damage claims over, and access to water for daily life and production.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Hydropower dams endangering aquatic resources on Serepok River

 The rich aquatic resources on Serepok River are in danger as more hydropower dams are being built on the mainstream, leading to changes in the water current and environment. Serepok has a basin area of 12,030 square kilometers in Vietnam and mainstream total length of 290 ...

Thien Nhien

Landslides in Mekong Delta could lead to serious flooding

There are 562 landslide spots in Mekong Delta with total length of over 786 kilometers, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control.Keep reading   ...

VietNamNet Reporter

Vietnam releases water from brimming reservoirs as APEC summit nears

Vietnam released water from seven dangerously full reservoirs on Tuesday to avoid further flooding, after a weekend typhoon killed nearly 90 people. Authorities said particular effort was being made to avoid flooding around the city of Danang, which will host U.S. President Donald Trump, China’s Xi ...

Mai Nguyen

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