博客 Blog

Loess Plateau home to worst soil erosion in China

The Loess Plateau, on the middle and upper reaches of Yellow River, is home to the most severe soil erosion in China, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Although the problem has been tackled for many years, soil erosion on the Loess Plateau covers an area of 450,000 km², 71% of the soil erosion in China.
Soil erosion destroys land’s natural productivity, encourages poor land use practices and damages the ecosystem.

Source: Xinhua

Now more than ever…

chinadialogue is at the heart of the battle for truth on climate change and its challenges at this critical time.

Our readers are valued by us and now, for the first time, we are asking for your support to help maintain the rigorous, honest reporting and analysis on climate change that you value in a 'post-truth' era.

Support chinadialogue

发表评论 Post a comment

评论通过管理员审核后翻译成中文或英文。 最大字符 1200。

Comments are translated into either Chinese or English after being moderated. Maximum characters 1200.

评论 comments