Land subsidence is worsening in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, and experts told a recent seminar in Can Tho city that over-exploitation of groundwater is one of the factors causing it.
A Vietnamese environmental activist was beaten in prison for refusing to confess his crimes, his wife said Friday in the one-party communist state notorious for jailing critics.
With water flows shifting as new dams start their turbines, fishers, farmers and local ecosystems are suffering.
“But Vietnam, although they have talked quietly to the Lao, it has not chosen the nuclear option to carry on very publicly and condemn Laos.”
Let’s dare dream. Dream of a country that would be known for its invaluable architectural and cultural heritage as well as its wholly-organic agricultural production.