December 27, 2011

China's largest desert lake, Hongjiannao, has shrunk by nearly %50

As a result of climate change and human activities such as dam building, China's largest desert lake, Hongjiannao, has shrunk by nearly 50% in the past 15 years, with experts saying as of December 23, 2011 that without intervention the lake could dry up within another decade.

Sources: China Daily

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