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Environment protection measures taken in Yulin city to curb desert expansion

Updated: Aug 7,2018 3:28 PM     Xinhua

Aerial photo taken on Aug 2, 2018 shows a view of the Yuxihe Park in the Yuyang district of Yulin city, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. The administrative region of Yulin city is located to the south of the Maowusu Desert. Environment protection measures have curbed the expansion of the desert and then witnessed the retreat of the desert as a result of the increase in planted forests and grasslands after reducing and stopping farming and animal husbandry. [Photo/Xinhua]

Aerial photo taken on Aug 1, 2018 shows a view in Yulin city, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. [Photo/Xinhua]

Vehicles run on a road flanked by trees and grasslands at Xinjian village in Jingbian county of Yulin city, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Aug 1, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

Vehicles run on a road flanked by trees and grasslands at Xinjian Village in Jingbian county of Yulin city, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Aug 1, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

Guo Chengwang (L), 90, and his grandson Guo Jianjun pose with the tree that Guo Chengwang planted in 1984 at Maotuan village in Jingbian county of Yulin city, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, July 31, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

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