Saline intrusion may occur earlier in Mekong Delta Environment

Saline intrusion may occur earlier in Mekong Delta

The saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta region during this year’s dry season would occur earlier and be worse than previous years, warned the Department of Water Resources Management under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Vietnamese doctor receives PEPS' most downloaded paper award Society

Vietnamese doctor receives PEPS' most downloaded paper award

Nguyen Kim Anh, a young female Vietnamese PhD holder of the Institute of Geography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, has just won the “The most downloaded paper award 2021” award from The Progress in Earth and Planetary Science (PEPS), a journal of the Japan Geoscience Union.
Ben Tre seeking ways to cope with drought, salinity Videos

Ben Tre seeking ways to cope with drought, salinity

To cope with drought and saltwater intrusion, the southern province of Ben Tre has come up with a range of different solutions. The province has also encouraged local people to store rain and tap water for production and daily needs.
Long An working hard to cope with saline intrusion Society

Long An working hard to cope with saline intrusion

The agricultural sector in the Mekong Delta province of Long An has been actively adopting a wide range of solutions to store water resources for production and daily life as part of efforts to prevent the effects of saltwater intrusion.
Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta Environment

Water shortages, climate change linked to saline intrusion in Mekong Delta

The most severe saline intrusion - the movement of ocean saltwater into riverine freshwater - is said to occur in the Mekong Delta region from February 8 to 16, coinciding with the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, since Chinese hydro-power plants have reduced their water discharge, which affects water flows downstream on the Mekong River, experts have said.