Fighting for life: China’s eco gains in focus in countdown to COP15

Published Oct 10 2021 at 12:00 AM GMT
  • Lin Shiyong has seen the changes for himself.
  • As the 51-year-old fishes from a river near the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming, several egrets wade in the shallows searching for fish.
  • Nearby, uniformed workers row boats out to scoop up floating rubbish decaying weeds from the waterway that flows into Dian Lake, the biggest freshwater body in southwestern China.
  • The birdlife and the environmental efforts are a sharp contrast to just a decade ago when the lake was one of the most polluted in the….



  • Published Oct 10, 2021 12:00 AM GMT