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China Widens Net to Catch Violations in Natural Reserves

China had more than 2,700 natural reserves as of the end of 2015, according to the Ministry of Ecological Environment. Photo: VCG
China had more than 2,700 natural reserves as of the end of 2015, according to the Ministry of Ecological Environment. Photo: VCG

China is expanding oversight of businesses that may be violating rules meant to protect natural reserves, the Ministry of Ecological Environment said Thursday.

The ministry and six other agencies will inspect some 1,300 reserves both at the national and regional levels for illegal operations that may threaten such sites, according to ministry head Li Ganjie.

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