Cambodian fishermen in the Mekong River blame dams for the lack of fish and a loss of income.
A Damaged Delta
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is one of the world’s most at-risk areas from the effects of climate change, posing challenges both for its environment and population in years to come. Photos credit: Luke Duggleby
New aquaculture economy emerged on rising fish demand
Yet, research findings also showed that small-scale fish farms face an uphill battle when it comes to expansion and development.
Few solutions in sight to help save Cambodia’s largest lake
Environmental issues threaten sustainability of Tonle Sap Lake which a million Cambodians depend on for their livelihoods
Vietnam’s response to climate change? A shrimp and mangrove cocktail
Julia Wallace Like other shrimp farmers here in this lush, canal-lined province in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, Nguyen Van A can instantly rattle off the precise percentage of saltwater in which crustaceans grow best. And at the moment, he insists with a smile, everybody knows that Ben Tre Province has the best brackish water in the […]
Vietnam focuses on coastal eco-system, mangrove forest protection
The safeguard of coastal eco-system and mangrove forest in the Mekong Delta region will be given a push as phase two of the Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICMP) recently kicked off in An Giang province.