About 60 per cent of the country’s grasslands will be protected by 2035 as part of national targets backed by the State Council and the Communist Party. Photo: Xinhua
About 60 per cent of the country’s grasslands will be protected by 2035 as part of national targets backed by the State Council and the Communist Party. Photo: Xinhua
Environment

China sets fresh conservation targets to protect plant and animal diversity

  • More forest, grassland and wetlands will come under national protection by 2035, according to the central government
  • The goals are realistic but much rests on how well implementation is monitored, observers say

Topic |   Environment
About 60 per cent of the country’s grasslands will be protected by 2035 as part of national targets backed by the State Council and the Communist Party. Photo: Xinhua
About 60 per cent of the country’s grasslands will be protected by 2035 as part of national targets backed by the State Council and the Communist Party. Photo: Xinhua
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