BEIJING, March 14, China Daily -- China's wetlands are a vital respite for many rare bird species on the arduous north-south migratory route. Lei Guangchun, who has been working hard for more than two decades to ensure their rejuvenation and survival, is now starting to see the fruits of his labors, Zhang Lei reports.

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BEIJING, February 24, Xinhua -- China's top legislature on Monday decided to impose a full ban on illegal wildlife trade and postpone its annual session amid the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

Forest public security 2.25 China toughens wildlife trade ban postpones annual legislative session to fight epidemic

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BEIJING, January 13, Xinhua -- China saw fewer forest fires as well as shrinking affected forest area in 2019 thanks to effective prevention and firefighting work.

Forest public security 2.24 China reports fewer forest fires in 2019

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Crackdown targets wild animal trade

Joint operation bars almost all related sales and threatens strict punishment

BEIJING, February 18, China daily -- Joint efforts are being made to crack down on the illegal trade of wild animals as the country has more than 70,000 people infected with the novel coronavirus that is believed to have started in a wildlife market in Hubei province.

Forest public seuciryt 2.18 Crackdown targets wild animal trade

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BEIJING, February 12, Xinhua -- The spread of the novel coronavirus, preliminarily traced to a wildlife market in Wuhan, has thrust wildlife protection into the spotlight in China.

More Chinese have expressed support for sustained action against illegal wildlife trade or consumption. The country is using the public health emergency as a rare chance to boost public education and revamp the current wildlife protection system.

Forest public security 2.12 China Focus China takes sustained action against illegal wildlife trade

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