ZHEJIANG, July 19, -- With an area of 2250 square kilometers and an average depth of 2 meters, Taihu Lake (or Lake Tai) is the third largest freshwater lake in China.

thumb Key program - 7.20 Scenery of Taihu Lake in Zhejiang

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GUIYANG, July 9 – During the Eco Forum Global Annual Conference 2016, Zhang Jianlong, Administrator of State Forestry Administration of China, joined tree plantation activities with other delegates in Guiyang on July 9, 2016.

thumb FYG - Key program - 7.10 Zhang Jianlong plants trees in Guiyang

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BEIJING, June 30, Xinhua -- China has 2,740 nature reserves, covering 1.47 million square kilometers, a State Council report said Thursday.

This includes 446 national-level reserves, said the report submitted to an ongoing bi-monthly session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.

thumb key program - 7.1 China has 2740 nature reserves

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SHAANXI, June 26, Chinadaily -- Recent years have witnessed new respect for the environment in Shaanxi which should help to transform it into a brand new ecologically-minded province.

The Green Forest project, which aims to cover eight million mu of land with green forest every year, has been implemented, and both forest coverage and the numbers of reserves have been increasing. Shaanxi has made green its dominant color. From north to south, the north plateau is a luxuriant emerald, the central plain is nourished by forests and waters and the south of the province is brimming with vigor and vitality.

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BEIJING, June 18, Xinhua -- China has effectively contained desertification, with desert land area shrinking continuously over the past decade, according to the State Forestry Administration.

The area of formerly productive land degrading into deserts has been contracting at an annual average of 2,424 square km for over 10 consecutive years, said Zhang Jianlong, head of the administration.

thumb Key program - 6.19 China makes headway in reversing desertification

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