DAR ES SALAAM, Oct.27, Xinhua - Twenty-seven new vertebrate species have been found in Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountain forests, said a new study availed by Xinhua on Monday.

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SHIJIAZHUANG, September 1 - The Guyuan County in Hebei Province invested more than 50 million yuan for wetland protection in the past three years, and farming on more than 2,000 hectares of tidal flat and wetland surrounding the Guanting Reservoir is expected to be ceased for the purpose of wetland protection this year. With the implementation wetland protection projects, the establishment of wetland protection organizations and the improvement in wetland protection policies and regulations, Hebei Province has established a wetland protection system.

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YUNNAN, Sep.1, - Southwest China's Yunnan province ranked highest in the country for wetland biodiversity with 563,500 hectares of wetlands, according to a provincial government report released on Monday.

9.2 Yunnan tops in China for wetland biodiversity

Yunnan harbors four types of wetlands, representing all types of inland freshwater wetlands found in the country.[Photo by Zhang Guangyu/Aisanewsphoto]

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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)

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