Dongting lake

Water pollution in Dongting Lake – Hegel Chong

From Reading China blog: The Tale of the White Serpent, a household story in China, is set in Dongting Lake. The beautiful romance of the lovers of Bai Shuzhen and Louyi is gone with this seriously polluted lake. Hunan provincial government ordered all paper mills in the area of Dongting Lake, the second largest fresh-water […]

Lakes? Who needs lakes?

First it was global warming, now it’s factory pollution. Three weeks after Xinhua reported that the country’s largest lake, Qinghai Hu, could evaporate from rising temperatures within two centuries, the central news agency has come out with a new report saying Dongting Lake (Ê¥ûÂ∫≠Êπñ), China’s second largest, is at serious risk of “environmental decay.” The […]

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