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Yunnan Tops in China for Wetland Biodiversity

07/24/2014

A recent report ranked southwest China’s Yunnan province as the highest in the country for wetland biodiversity. The province has 563,500 hectares of wetlands, including four different types (riverine, lake, marsh and artificial wetlands). In addition to size, Yunnan’s wetlands are also thriving with animal and plant species, including 2,274 species of higher plants and 1,006 species of vertebrates. Yunnan is home to 17 wetland nature preserves, helping to keep these crucial areas under protection. Yunnan strives to restore and protect the province’s unique wetland varieties, which will in turn benefit the entire region.

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China Spends Millions to Protect Koguryo Kingdom Site

07/24/2014

The ancient Koguryo Kingdom capital city and tombs were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004 for their representation of “human creative genius” and early examples of mountain cities and tomb construction. Dating back approximately 2,000 years, the site is located in Ji’an, a small town in northeast China and includes the archaeological remains of thr ...Read More

3D Film on Show at Mogao Caves

07/24/2014

Located in the desert city of Dunhuang, a strategic point along the Silk Road, the Mogao Caves are a group of caves and artistic works that have stood since the 4th century and served as the crossroads of trade, cultural, religious and artistic efforts. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the 492 caves are built over five levels and house more than 2,000 painted sculpture ...Read More

Beijing Investing $7 Billion to Address Air Pollution

07/17/2014

In addition to a recent partnership with IBM, in which the computing company will assist Beijing in studying and predicting air patterns (click here for the full story), the Chinese capital is also planning to invest an additional $7.6+ billion to combat air pollution. Over the next five years, Beijing will work to reduce smog and increase reform, focusing specificall ...Read More

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  • 07/24/2014 Yunnan Tops in China for Wetland Biodiversity...Read More
  • 07/24/2014 China Spends Millions to Protect Koguryo Kingdom Site...Read More
  • 07/24/2014 3D Film on Show at Mogao Caves...Read More
  • 07/17/2014 Beijing Investing $7 Billion to Address Air Pollution...Read More
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