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Hu wants plantation drives to support scientific development


April 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) President Hu Jintao has called for more efforts to promote voluntary tree-planting to provide ecological support to China's scientific development.Introduced in 1981, the campaign remains effective ... Read more...

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China aspires to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 2015


March 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 5 (ANI): China aims to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 16 percent in the five years to 2015, according to Premier Wen Jiabao.Speaking at the opening of ... Read more...

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China needs 300 years to win battle against desert


January 6th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Seeking to reclaim land swallowed by deserts, China has launched a massive "go green" campaign but says the country still needs 300 more years to win the battle ... Read more...

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‘It will take 300yrs to reclaim land swallowed by deserts in China’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): A senior official has said that despite the Chinese government's efforts to prevent desertification, it will take close to 300 years to reclaim the land that has ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico launches reforestation project


February 18th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico will plant millions of trees over the next three years as part of its island-wide reforestation project. The Plataforma Verde (Green Platform) initiative was unveiled by ... Read more...

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