China desert lake shrinks by one-third in 13 years

Agence France-Presse: China’s largest desert freshwater lake has shrunk by one-third in the last 13 years, state media said Thursday, as the country’s breakneck modernisation continues to damage the environment. Northern China’s Hongjiannao Lake covers 32.16 square kilometres (12.86 sq miles), less than half its size in 1969 and […]

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