May 4, 2011

Level of China's largest lake at record low

Home to hundreds of species of aquatic and land animals as well as some half a million migratory birds, China's Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater body in the country, has dropped to 9.5 meters, which is 4 meters lower than any other point in history.

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-04/26/content_12393009.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-04/26/c_13845614.htm

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