Illegal Sand Mining Erodes Riverbanks, Vietnam

Sand dredgers, along the river bank, Vietnam. Photo source: ©© Herve


Illegal sand mining in the Sai Gon River section between Hồ Chí Minh City and Tay Ninh Province to the north-west has caused severe erosion of the river’s banks, including farmland. The section has been illegally mined for so long that more than 76km of the river’s banks in Cu Chi have been seriously eroded…

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Illegal Dredging Causes Major Problems, Vietnam