China Says Eco-Conservation Efforts Show Results at Major River Sources

3 Aug 2009 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

China's ecological conservation program for the sources of the Yangtze River, Yellow River and Lancang River has produced results, according to a local conservation official. The program, which began in 2005, covers three Tibet autonomous prefectures: Yushu, Huangnan and Golog in the southern region of China's Qinghai province, according to Li Xiaonan, Deputy Head of the Qinghai office of the three river sources conservation program. There are 22 projects under the program that range from ecoconservation to infrastructure and from improved production to improved quality of life for farmers, Li said...

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