Li Chunliang, deputy head of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration, said at a news conference that the plan is being drafted in accordance with the requirements of building a system with the largest scale of protection, the most diverse geographical features and the highest conservation value in the world.
The operation started at 8 am on Monday Sep 12, considering that mid-September is a critical time for irrigating rice in Yangtze's middle and lower reaches, said Vice-Minister Liu Weiping at a news conference on Tuesday ... "Forecasts show that the Yangtze basin will still ...
Kim Chipman and Tarso Veloso Bloomberg News...FarmBelt to China’sYangtzeRiver basin, ratcheting up fears of global hunger and weighing on the outlook for inflation ... “Even before this week’s news from the crop tour, I have been concerned that we would not see much stock rebuilding until 2023,” said Joe Glauber, a former chief economist at the U.S.
Central China’s Hubei province, hit hard by the Yangtze drought, began construction of 18 giant water projects on Wednesday, and plans to spend 176 billion yuan over 2021-2025.Advertisement ... Damming the Yangtze ... It also vowed to speed up the construction of more dams on the Yangtze’s upper reaches.
In Dazhou, residents in one community complain that power supplies have been cut for 6-7 hours each day for nearly a week, leaving many flocking to a nearby bridge in the evening to beat the sweltering summer heat, according to Jiupai News...People’s Daily and Xinhua news agency.
“In the aftermath of this sugar fiasco, some medium term effects will not be so nice” ... In the aftermath of this sugar fiasco, some medium term effects will not be so nice ... But let me tell you the truth ... Now, here’s more news that’s not so nice. China’s central and southern plains beside the Yangtze are suffering the worst drought ever ... ....
... multiple wildfires, according to state news agency Xinhua. The searing heat is also drying up the critical YangtzeRiver, with water flow on its main trunk about 50 percent lower than the average over the last five years, state media outlet ChinaNewsService reported last week.