A field with saltwater in Ca Mau.

Part of the Mekong Delta – home to 20% of Vietnam’s population and 50% of its rice production - is at risk of disappearing as sea levels rise.

Passing from one field to another in the region, we saw the same things: The water showed a dingy yellowish color and rice grew in wispy rows.

Read more: Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’ is sinking



Experts have said developing ecological industrial parks (IPs) and converting conventional IPs into environmentally-friendly places for enterprises are a new global trend but it is not easy for Vietnam to follow this trend for now.

Read more: Green IP model proposed for Vietnam


Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Measures to encourage ethnic minority groups to help the country respond to climate change were discussed at a conference held in Hanoi recently.

Read more: Ethnic minorities join hands to address climate change


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