Fishing to be Banned in All 332 Nature Reserves Along the Yangtze River in 2018

Fishing would be gradually banned in all 332 nature reserves along China’s Yangtze River from January to restore the ecosystem of the country’s largest river. The ban also applies to future nature reserves, said Zhao Yimin, deputy director of the Yangtze River Fishing Supervision and Administration Office under the Ministry of Agriculture…Full Article: Xinhua Nov

Ministry of Agriculture Sets Goals to Reduce Usage of Fertilizer and Plastic Mulch

China will launch campaigns to curb pollution from livestock and poultry farms, as well as the excessive use of fertilizers in horticulture, to fight pollution in rural areas, a top agricultural official said on Tuesday [7 March 2017]. The Agriculture Ministry will kick off a campaign this year to treat pollution from animal excrement on