TIBET, August 24, Chinadaily -- Over the past four decades, the Shannan people have made achievements in desert control by building a 1.8-kilometer-wide "green Great Wall" that stretches 160 kilometers. More than 30,000 hectares of desert land in the middle reaches of Yarlung Zangbo River has been reclaimed.

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Aerial photo taken on July 23, 2018 shows a shelterbelt forest along Yarlung Zangbo River in Naidong district of Shannan, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region.

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