Fishing boats sailing on Xingyun lake in Yunnan province. Photo: Xinhua Fishing boats sailing on Xingyun lake in Yunnan province. Photo: Xinhua
Fishing boats sailing on Xingyun lake in Yunnan province. Photo: Xinhua
China science

China’s drive to clean up lakes and rivers starts to bear fruit as pollution levels fall

  • New study shows chemical levels in surface water fell significantly between 2003 and 2017
  • However, researchers warn that agricultural waste is still a significant problem and waterways in the country’s north and northeast need improving

Topic |   China science
Fishing boats sailing on Xingyun lake in Yunnan province. Photo: Xinhua Fishing boats sailing on Xingyun lake in Yunnan province. Photo: Xinhua
Fishing boats sailing on Xingyun lake in Yunnan province. Photo: Xinhua
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