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ENVIRONMENT

Yunnan germplasm bank provides a safe home for wild species

Scientists from the Germplasm Bank of Wild Species in Southwest China pose for a photo on Mount Qomolangma during a seed collecting mission in 2021. (Photo from the website of the Germplasm Bank of Wild Species in Southwest China) By Zhang Fan, Li Maoying Located in the suburbs of Kunming, capital city of southwest China’s Yunnan province, the Germplasm Bank of Wild Species in Southwest China is the only national preservation facility for the storage of wildlife germplasm resources in China, as well as one of two such facilities in the world built to meet international standards.

  3 months ago ago
Yunnan germplasm bank provides a safe home for wild species

ENVIRONMENT

Yunnan gears up for biodiversity protection

Photo shows protected wildlife in the Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve, including crestless monal (upper left), black snub-nosed monkeys (lower left), and blood pheasant (right).(Photo provided by the Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve) By Zhang Fan, Yang Wenming, People's Daily Southwest China's Yunnan Province is one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world.

  9 months ago ago
Yunnan gears up for biodiversity protection

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

Miao village in SW China’s Guizhou Province becomes increasingly livable

Photo taken on May 15, 2019, shows two villagers passing the ridge of terraced fields in the Moon Mountain of Southwest China’s Guizhou Province. Photo by Chen Peiliang/People’s Daily Online By Lu Peifa, People’s Daily Overseas Edition Thanks to efforts of a poverty alleviation working team to improve the living conditions of Jiayi village, the traditional stockaded village where people of Miao ethnic group inhabit has become cleaner and more attractive day by day.  Located in Jihua township in

  1 year ago ago
Miao village in SW China’s Guizhou Province becomes increasingly livable

AGRICULTURE

Chongqing lifts environment for its Longxi River

Dianjiang section of Longxi River, Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality. Photo from the radio and television station of Dianjiang county By Liu Shuwen, People’s Daily Sonorous sound of suona horn goes afar along the clear and green Longxi River, on the banks of which pedestrians are strolling in lush trees and bushes. “The beautiful Longxi River has come back,” said Long Ronghua, an inheritor of intangible cultural heritage who loves to play suona horn by the river. However, the “beautiful Longxi

  1 year ago ago
Chongqing lifts environment for its Longxi River

TRAVEL

Man sets up glacier water protection office 6,000 meters above sea level in Tibet.

Luobu Renqing after graduating from the University went back to his home town to work at the local waterworks. Luobu Renqin, a Tibetan man who works at a local waterworks in Danxiong Country, Southwest China's Autonomous Region sets up and outdoor office near the glacier in Tanggula Mountains, over 6,000 meters above sea level. His job is to protect the water resources near the glacier. For convenience and easy access to the water to the water he needs to control, he sets up an outdoor office near the glacier.

  1 year ago ago
Man sets up glacier water protection office 6,000 meters above sea level in Tibet.

TRAVEL

Meet The Woman Yang Chenglan, Who Uses Traditional Weaving To Tackle Poverty In Southwest China

Meet the woman who uses traditional weaving to tackle poverty. Fengdeng Dong Village is located in Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province and is inhabited by the Dong ethnic group. For many young people here, it is their dream to go out of the mountains and work in big cities. Yang Chenglan, 34, is the first person in the village who graduated from university. However, she gave up her stable job in the city and returned to her hometown to start a business in 2016. In her village, weaving and dyeing

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Woman Yang Chenglan, Who Uses Traditional Weaving To Tackle Poverty In Southwest China

POLITICS

China nears nationwide victory in poverty alleviation

Tsering Tarchin, a poverty-alleviation official, explains national policies and guidelines to villagers in Ali prefecture in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Photo: Courtesy of Tsering Tarchin Although the COVID-19 epidemic has increased the difficulties of China's poverty alleviation work, the country is approaching a final victory as three remaining provincial-level regions are having their poverty-alleviation achievements undergo public scrutiny before announcing the result, while at least 19 other

  1 year ago ago
China nears nationwide victory in poverty alleviation