INNER MONGOLIA, Sep.2, - Located in North China, the city of Baotou in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region is well-known by the public for its steel, rare earth and metallurgy. Less known is that it is the home of the only wetland grassland, Saihantala Ecological Park, within a city's urban area in the world.

9.2 A wetland grassland in Baotou1

Saihantala Ecological Park is located in Baotou. It is the only wetland grassland in the city’s urban area. [Photo provided to China Daily]

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HEILONGJIANG, Aug.27, Xinhua - The Gaoshan Wetland in the Fenghuang Mountain, which locates at an altitude of 1,500 meters, is the highest wetland in Heilongjiang Province.

8.28 Tourists visit Gaoshan Wetland in Fenghuang Mountain

Tourists visit a paddy field on the Gaoshan Wetland in the Fenghuang Mountain in Wuchang, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 27, 2014. (Xinhua/Wang Jianwei)

HAVANA, Aug. 25, Xinhua - Wetlands, including inland and coastal swampland, occupied 10,410 square km of land area, or 9.3 percent of Cuba, the Cuban News Agency (ACN) reported Monday.

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TONGHUA, August 25 - The water is clean and crystal, the grasses are lush, and the birds are singing and chirping happily. All these are hardly enough to describe the beautiful scenery of the Hani River national wetland nature reserve, which is located at South of the Changbai Mountains in Jilin Province.

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HANGZHOU, August 18 - A seminar on the protection of wetlands and water treatment in Zhejiang was held on August 8 in Hangzhou, which attracted more than 90 experts and representatives from the municipal forestry bureaus, forestry societies, wetland nature reserves, wetland parks and the Institute of Subtropical Agriculture under the Chinese Academy of Forestry. Yan Chenggao, deputy director of the Wetland Management Center of the State Forestry Administration, Chen Shiquan, deputy Party chief and deputy chairman of the Zhejiang Association of Science and Technology, and Wu Hong, deputy director of the Zhejiang Forestry Bureau, were present at the seminar.

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