Expert points to three key pillars in climate change response Environment

Expert points to three key pillars in climate change response

Amid the severe impacts of climate change and sea level rise, especially in the Mekong Delta region, there are three key pillars for Vietnam to base itself on in designing policies to tackle the problem, Dr. Tran Huu Hiep underlined in his recent article run on Saigon Giai phong newspaper.
Survey reveals top climate impacts in Southeast Asia World

Survey reveals top climate impacts in Southeast Asia

Floods, loss of biodiversity and sea level rise are the top climate impacts in the Southeast Asian region, a new climate survey on Southeast Asians’ attitudes and perceptions conducted by the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute revealed on December 17.
UN member states highlight importance of 1982 UNCLOS World

UN member states highlight importance of 1982 UNCLOS

Countries participating in a plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly’s 75th session on December 8 highlighted the importance of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as the international legal framework regulating all activities in the seas and oceans.
Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.