GANSU, February 10 -- Mingqin, located in the middle of China’s Gansu Province, is a major source of sand storm in China. With kinds of project on desertification prevention and control carried forward, including the straw checkerboard technique, a forest shelterbelt over 300km has been developed on the 408km sand line. Bird viewing from the air, it looks like a Green Wall.
A highway is passing through the forest shelterbelt. (Yang Yanmin/photo)