Environment Hazards of Intensive Shrimp Farming on Mekong Delta

Vietnam either has to change the way it approaches shrimp farming or face the loss of hundreds of hectares of land. Shrimp farmer Nguyen Manh Hung lost his entire farm to erosion in 2016 after a series of ravaging droughts and floods. He and his family had relied on their land for over 27 years, and, with three children to feed, the loss came as a tremendous blow.

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