Myanmar cancels sea dyke project in Yangon World

Myanmar cancels sea dyke project in Yangon

Myanmar's House of Representatives has approved a proposal calling for an end to a sea dyke project in Yangon due to its negative impact on the environment, according to the country’s parliament.
Experts warn coastal groundwater overused Environment

Experts warn coastal groundwater overused

Groundwater levels along thousands of kilometres of coast stretching from northern Hai Phong City to southern Ca Mau province have dropped to alarming levels due to overexploitation for daily use.
Ben Tre to plant submerged forests Environment

Ben Tre to plant submerged forests

The Ben Tre provincial People's Committee has approved a project to prevent erosion, planting 50ha of submerged forests to protect the Thua Duc sea dyke in Binh Dai district.
Environment

Nam Dinh plants mangrove to fight climate change

The Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh is undertaking efforts to foster mangrove plantation in coastal areas to fight climate change, building on the success ò a mangrove plantation and disaster risk reduction (MP/DRR) programme which has been carried out since 1997 in 15 communes in the coastal of Hai Hau, Giao Thuy, and Nghia Hung.
Environment

Kien Giang province braces for climate change

As a coastal province with a 200km long coastline, the southern province of Kien Giang is facing great challenges posed by climate change and rising sea level, which requires the province to take quick and drastic actions.