U Minh Thuong National Park

Wetlands save water for farmers in Vietnam

Thuận Sarzynski
Environmental Ideas
9 min readJun 27, 2022

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Before its rapid development in the 19th century, the Mekong delta was inhabited by a few thousand people taking advantage of its rich natural ecosystems to live. The delta was a large wetland of swamp forest ecosystem full of fauna and flora providing food to its dwellers.

Not much of the wetland is left today, but its few remnants still make people’s lives easier. The wetlands protect the…

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Thuận Sarzynski
Environmental Ideas

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