Zouping boosts ecological protection of Yellow River

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2022-05-07

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An aerial photo taken on May 2 shows the vibrant scenery along the banks of the Yellow River in Zouping, a county-level city in Binzhou, Shandong province. The Yellow River flows from west to east in northern Zouping. [Photo/VCG]


The Yellow River winds through forests and fields in Zouping. The Yellow River is also known as China's "Mother River" and the cradle of Chinese civilization. [Photo/VCG]


The green and dense vegetation blankets the banks of the Yellow River in Zouping, which has been ramping up efforts to promote the ecological protection and high-quality development in the Yellow River Basin in recent years. [Photo/VCG]


Greenbelts are popping up in many places along the Yellow River in Zouping. Starting in Qinghai province, the 5,464-kilometer Yellow River, the second-longest river in China, runs through nine provincial regions. [Photo/VCG]


The Yellow River basin is an important ecological barrier and is strategically significant for China's national development and modernization. [Photo/VCG]


Zouping continues to implement natural forest protection policies along the banks of the Yellow River. [Photo/VCG]