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Son La’s forest coverage rate increases

Environment

Son La’s forest coverage rate increases

The rate of forest coverage in the northern mountainous province of Son La is set to rise to 45.7 percent by the end of 2015, according to adjusted provincial plans on local forest protection and development in 2015.

Sea encroachment endangers Mekong Delta

Environment

Sea encroachment endangers Mekong Delta

In some Mekong Delta’s provinces, the sea is encroaching on the mainland nearly 100 metres a year, the VietNamNet Bridge said on June 18, adding that in these areas, houses, land for agriculture production, protective forests and embankments have all been swept away.