BEIJING, December 14 -- By the end of 2016, the total area of rocky desertification land in karst area was 10.07 million hectares, accounting for 22.3% of the karst area and 9.4% of the territorial area in China, including Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou and Yunnan.


Fig. 1 Rocky Desertification Area(ha)


Fig. 2 Rate of Rocky Desertification Area in China

By Xin Shuyu

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