HANGZHOU, September 10, Xinhua -- History will be made with first carbon neutral summit. China launched a forest carbon project to offset the buildup of carbon emissions during the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, on Sept. 4 and 5, making it the first carbon neutral summit.

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SHAANXI, September 9, -- An ancient jujube garden in Nihegou Village of Jiaxian County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, has more than 1,100 trees, with some over 1,000 years old in The orchard was put on the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) list by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 2014 for its innovative and sustainable system.

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JIANGSU, August 25, China Daily -- After a month-long investigation, Pizhou police in China’s Jiangsu province uncovered a case of trafficking in protected animals, seizing more than 1,800 gallinules (a type of aquatic bird that is beneficial to the environment and has scientific research value), on Aug 11.

This particular bird was added to the endangered species list of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, in 2012, so that anyone who traffics in just a few of the birds is guilty of a crime.

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BEIJING, August 15 -- A 2000-year- old locust tree stands at south upstream of Yanqi Lake, a famous scenic spot in Huairou county, northeast Beijing. The tree is 10 meters in height and 7 meters in width.

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YUNNAN, August 10 -- A 1800-year-old sweet-scented osmanthus tree was discovered in Yunnan province, southwest China. The living tree is located in Midu county of Dali Prefecture.It is more than 30 meters tall.

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