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Summer field trip programme examines Mekong Delta

Foreign and Vietnamese lecturers and postgraduates will conduct research about landslides, river pollution, climate-change adaptation, transnational marriages and Khmer migration as part of the Summer School & Field Trip 2019 from March 18 to 31 in the Mekong Delta. Seven field sites in HCM City, ...

Landslides spreading quickly in Mekong Delta

The speed of the land subsidence in the Mekong Delta region is 2cm to 4cm per year focusing on coastallines and low-lying areas. The cause is because of rising underground water exploitation, said the Southern Irrigation Science institute. Keep reading ...

Landslides, erosions encircle Mekong Delta

Landslides in the Mekong Delta have occurred in over 560 riverside and coastal areas with a total length of 786 kilometers. These include 42 serious landslide-stricken areas, 148 kilometers in length, that need urgent treatment to save people’s lives and assets. Keep reading ...

Scientists seek solutions to landslides in Mekong Delta

Coastal and riverbank landslides are now a hot topic in the Mekong Delta. In May and June, a series of landslide cases occurred in the delta’s provinces, from Ca Mau, Hau Giang and Can Tho to An Giang, Dong Thap and Vinh Long. Keep reading ...

Landslides-erosions in Mekong Delta put on map

A map of landslides and erosions along riverbanks and coasts in the Mekong Delta was introduced at a conference held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on June 18.  Keep reading ...

Coastal erosion threatens Bình Thuận Province

Extreme weather conditions resulting in a complex tide phenomenon, landslides and sea erosion are threatening coastal areas in central Bình Thuận Province, authority officials and local people have said. Mai Kiều, director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this week that ...

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