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Deadly floods and their costly toll on food security in Vietnam

Livestock and crops were simply washed away as heavy rainfall caught farmers unprepared. 

Confessions of a hydropower calamity in Vietnam

The good, the bad and the ugly sides of  hydropower plants in the Central Highlands.

Vietnam's flood-hit lowlands left floundering by climate change

Tropical depressions, rising tides and severe floods have become a way of life for many people, but how long can that life survive? 
October 11, 2017 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Living with the floods in southern Vietnam

Hundreds of families are left under water every time it rains due to highway upgrade work.
October 05, 2017 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Drought-hit and hungry Sri Lankans struggle for a harvest – or work

'There is no work. Everyone, big or small, has lost out to the drought.'
October 05, 2017 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Dozens of homes swept away following dam breach in southern Vietnam

Authorities were able to evacuate the area in time, but houses and crops have been completely wiped out in Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province. 
October 04, 2017 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

Sydney, Melbourne warned to prepare for 50-degree days

'The increase in Australian summer temperatures indicates that other major cities should also be prepared for unprecedented future extreme heat.'
October 04, 2017 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

How climate change, hydropower dams are killing the Mekong Delta

Vietnam is trying to hold back climate change effects before they could take away the entire Mekong Delta.
September 30, 2017 | 06:06 pm GMT+7

Planet-warming methane from livestock underestimated: study

'In many regions, livestock numbers are changing, and breeding has resulted in larger animals with higher intakes of food.'
September 29, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Cost of climate disasters to reach half of US growth in a decade: report

In the next decade, economic losses and health costs due to climate disasters are projected to reach at least $360 billion annually.
September 28, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Vietnamese PM makes $1 billion pledge to tackle climate change in Mekong Delta

The Prime Minister promises to take the best measures to make the Mekong Delta 'remain a rich part of Vietnam.'
September 27, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Shipping risks rise as Antarctic ice hits record low

Some 50 cruise vessels carried almost 35,000 tourists to the Antarctic last year to witness its ice shelves, soaring glaciers and wildlife.
September 27, 2017 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta may be wiped out in 100 years

Officials have warned of a bleak future for the country's rice basket.
September 26, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

Sponges, urban forests and air corridors: how nature can cool cities

As China battles the twin challenges of rapid city growth and extreme weather, it is adopting a new tactic: Turning its cities into giant sponges.
September 26, 2017 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

On an overheating planet, parched nations look to the clouds

'It can be very rough as you get close to some of those clouds.'
September 23, 2017 | 02:07 pm GMT+7