China announced it would set up a national park system in 2013. Photo: Shutterstock China announced it would set up a national park system in 2013. Photo: Shutterstock
China announced it would set up a national park system in 2013. Photo: Shutterstock
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China unveils plan to plant more trees and expand national parks

  • Country aims to increase forest coverage rate over the next four years to 24.1 per cent in bid to improve health of ecosystem
  • Senior forestry official also says national parks should cover 18 per cent of land area by 2025, with a nature reserve system in place a decade later

Topic |   Environment
China announced it would set up a national park system in 2013. Photo: Shutterstock China announced it would set up a national park system in 2013. Photo: Shutterstock
China announced it would set up a national park system in 2013. Photo: Shutterstock
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