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Nov 05, 2018 10:26 PM
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Government Declaration Vows to Rehabilitate Yangtze Ecosystems

Aquatic-life proliferation and release activities are seen in the Yangtze River in Taizhou, Jiangsu province, in June 2015. Photo: VCG
Aquatic-life proliferation and release activities are seen in the Yangtze River in Taizhou, Jiangsu province, in June 2015. Photo: VCG

With multiple ministries and city governments from 15 provinces signing a joint declaration, China has again signaled its dedication to rehabilitate the ecosystems of the Yangtze River, which are in dire condition.

The “Wuhan Declaration on the Protection of Life of the Yangtze River” pledges to coordinate efforts to promote the protection of the ecology and environment of China’s “mother river.” The declaration was signed in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province, during a forum on the conservation of the river’s biological resources.

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