August 25, 2011

Mekong Delta of Âu Lạc (Vietnam) becoming increasingly salty due to climate change

As the sea level rises due to climate change, water in the Mekong Delta of Âu Lạc (Vietnam) is becoming increasingly salty, with the resultant crop damage threatening the livelihoods of millions of farmers in a region that produces about half of the country’s rice.

Sources: Guardian, Commodity Online

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