A new Future for China’s Grasslands – Gaoming Jiang

 Content Image 628 GrasslandshomeFrom Chinadialogue:

China’s many varieties of grassland cover an area of 1 billion acres. They account for 41% of the country’s total area, and are 3.3 times the size of its cropland. Yet these vast grasslands cannot feed the animals they are home to, which together account for one-third of China’s livestock. Many years of overgrazing have led to the deterioration of 90% of China’s grasslands, giving rise to environmental problems such as sandstorms….[Full Text]

December 19, 2006 3:26 PM
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