A young girl helps her family from the Khmer community collect snails during low-tide in Southern Soc Trang Province. These mangroves were destroyed completely by bombing during the Vietnam War but over the last 25 years were able to grow back naturally, finally being protected and expanded by Government initiatives. Now, over 20 families come to the beach daily to collect snails and other fish that returned with the healthy mangrove eco-system.
By Luke Duggleby
Mekong Delta, September 17, 2018
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is one of the world’s most at-risk areas from the effects of climate change, posing challenges both for its environment and population in years to come.
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