A pedestrian walks through a shopping and office complex on a blue-sky day in Beijing. China’s polluted air is still largely hazardous to health. Photo: APA pedestrian walks through a shopping and office complex on a blue-sky day in Beijing. China’s polluted air is still largely hazardous to health. Photo: AP
A pedestrian walks through a shopping and office complex on a blue-sky day in Beijing. China’s polluted air is still largely hazardous to health. Photo: AP

China to draw up ecological ‘red lines’ to curb development in bid to go green

All provinces and regions ordered to mark out protected zones by 2020 in face of pollution woes and land, water shortages

A pedestrian walks through a shopping and office complex on a blue-sky day in Beijing. China’s polluted air is still largely hazardous to health. Photo: APA pedestrian walks through a shopping and office complex on a blue-sky day in Beijing. China’s polluted air is still largely hazardous to health. Photo: AP
A pedestrian walks through a shopping and office complex on a blue-sky day in Beijing. China’s polluted air is still largely hazardous to health. Photo: AP
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