PHOTOS Three generations in Gansu make efforts to curb desertification

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Three generations in Gansu make efforts to curb desertification

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21:05, March 07, 2020

A photo taken on March 6 shows workers of the Babusha forest farm and local people using straw to build sand barriers to curb desertification in Hanmagang, sand control point in the northern desert area of Gulang County, Wuwei City, Gansu Province. They plan to regrow the forest to cover roughly 467 hectares of land on the southern edge of the Tengger Desert in spring. (Photos: Xinhua)

In March 2019 three generations of workers of the Babusha forest farm were awarded the honorary title of “Model of the Times” for their contributions to sand control. Their descendants will carry on the work of curbing desertification and protecting their homeland.

The photo taken on March 6 shows workers of the Babusha forest farm and local people using straw to create sand barriers to curb desertification in Hanmagang, sand control point in the northern desert area of Gulang County, Wuwei City, Gansu Province.

The photo taken on March 6 shows workers of the Babusha forest farm and local people using straw to create sand barriers to curb desertification in Hanmagang, sand control point in the northern desert area of Gulang County, Wuwei City, Gansu Province.

A truck transports the straw used to curb desertification in the northern desert area of Gulang County.

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