CHINA China's forest coverage nearly doubles: white paper


China's forest coverage nearly doubles: white paper


13:34, August 12, 2021

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- China's forest coverage rose from 12.7 percent in the early 1970s to 23 percent in 2020, according to a white paper released Thursday.

Photo taken on July 28, 2018 shows the scenery of the Saihanba State Forest Park in Chengde, north China's Hebei Province. (Photo: Xinhua)

Titled "Moderate Prosperity in All Respects: Another Milestone Achieved in China's Human Rights," the white paper was released by the State Council Information Office.

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