Coastal conservation in Vietnam

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Vietnam's coastal mangrove forests are suffering from climate change. What's more, intensive rice production and enormous shrimp farms are also damaging coast lines. Better management of mangrove forests could help. In the southern Mekong Delta, experts from German development agency GTZ are creating protected coastal zones. They are replanting mangrove forests, together with the local population. And they are teaching the locals about how to fight climate change as well.

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Length
07:15 minutes

Date of publication
2013

Project

Sustainable Development of Coastal Protected Forests (Wetlands) in Bac Lieu Province

Global Ideas

Global Ideas
The television reports and documentaries of Deutsche Welle's 'Global Ideas' media project provide people all over the world with information on model projects which implement biodiversity and climate protection. The media project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety through the International Climate Initiative.

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