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China’s Wetland Area Ranked First in Asia
A recently completed survey of wetland resource in China revealed that China now has a wetland area of 38.48 million ha, ranking first in Asia and fourth in the world. Natural wetland accounted for 94%, with a total area of 36.20 million ha.

At present China has created 353 wetland nature reserves and 11 wetland protection and restoration experiment demonstration base in nine provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the Central Government, which cover a total area of more than 10 thousand mu.

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