Grasslands (Cǎoyuán 草原)|Cǎoyuán 草原 (Grasslands)

By |2016-08-30T07:07:59-04:00November 6th, 2011|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Science, Technology, and Medicine, Sustainability|

Grasslands, which constitute 41 percent of China’s territory, exist in desert, semi-arid, and moist forest ecological zones of the country. The Chinese government has taken action since the mid-1980s to preserve and protect this important environmental and economic resource.