You can have fish or you can have progress.
This comment by a Vietnamese environmental advocate who was not allowed to meet with President Obama during this week’s visit to Asia is an indicator of some of the problems that occur when industrialization is left unchecked. President Obama’s recent trip to Vietnam has again shed light on the delicate relationship yet another country is having between its industrialization and the protection of the environment. While several Vietnamese who were asked to come visit with the President of the U.S. were prevented from doing so, at least one was certain that the Vietnamese government did not want Obama to hear about the devastating environmental effects steel production was having on the fishing industry.
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