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PRESERVING BIODIVERSITY IN CHINA: Fishing Ban to Ease Problems in Pearl River


Environment  (tags: animals, BIODIVERSITY, HABITAT LOSS, HABITAT PRESERVATION, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, ecosystems, nature, GoodNews, green, government, protection, world )

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- 2910 days ago - english.peopledaily.com.cn
A two-month ban on fishing starting from April will be imposed on the Pearl River valley to preserve the area's biodiversity and improve the water quality of China's third longest river.



   

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Sue Matheson (79)
Friday April 1, 2011, 3:31 pm
thanks for the post.
 

Elizabeth R (10)
Friday April 1, 2011, 4:30 pm
Worldwide fishing ban.
Should have had fishing farms set up years ago.
Scarcity = profit however....
 

Carol H (229)
Friday April 1, 2011, 4:53 pm
noted, thanks
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday April 1, 2011, 7:31 pm
noted and thanx Cal
 

Ioana B (132)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 6:00 am
noted,thanks Cal
 

KS Goh (0)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 6:31 am
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KS Goh (0)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 6:31 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 8:11 am
Good news . Thanks.
 

Robert O (12)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 11:23 am
Thanks Cal.
 

Monica D (580)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 3:50 pm
Noted. Overfishing is a problem worldwide. Perhaps this itself indicates that human populations are larger than they can sustainably be.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 5:50 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

. (0)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 6:37 pm
Thank you.
 

Ron Avila (20)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 6:59 pm
thanks
 

Marilyn M (145)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 7:27 pm
Noted. Thank you for posting, Cal.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 7:43 pm
Noted. Thanks again Cal.
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday April 3, 2011, 12:51 am
Great article. Thanks Cal
 

Sonja C (7)
Sunday April 3, 2011, 3:16 am
Fishing should be banned world side for ever. I have been a Vegan for 48 years so that proves you do not need to eat any murdered animal so survive. Also all my animals including dogs and cats are veggie.
 

Justin R (0)
Sunday April 3, 2011, 12:00 pm
It is a beginning in the right direction but if the age old problem of overpopulation is not addresses and acted upon at the same time it will remain futile.
 

A Weber (27)
Sunday April 3, 2011, 9:42 pm
Wow! China doing something for the environment. I hope the trend continues.
 

Adam W. (11)
Monday April 4, 2011, 2:33 am
One thing I love about this site is how easy it makes it for me to be a global citizen and be informed about these things that are happening across the world. Thank you Cal, the work you and others do to keep us informed about things that happen in China and elsewhere is appreciated.
 

David E (1)
Wednesday April 13, 2011, 2:02 am
Noted
 
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