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WWF will help to establish three giant panda reserves in Gansu

http://english.ourpanda.com/   2013-06-28 19:19:52     

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WWF will help to establish three giant panda reserves in Gansu
http://english.ourpanda.com/  2013-06-28 19:19:52   



 



 
The World Wildlife Fund(WWF) and the Gansu Forestry Department signed a memorandum of understanding in Lanzhou, capital of Gansu province, stating that the WWF would aid the government of China to build three giant panda reserves in South Gansu in the next three years. Between July 2005 and April 2007, two giant panda reserves, Duor and Axia, would be established in Diebu County under the aegis if the WWF, and the third one named Chagangliang would be built in Zhouqu County.
According to the memorandum, the WWF will proving the quality of daily management capability. In addition, the WWF will also support the three reserves in the areas of background investigation and general planning. The WWF has also promised that it will, as required by the memorandum, provide the necessary technical suppert and funding for the establishment of the guant panda habitats by stages from 2005 to 2007.
Gansu is one of the three major gaint panda habitats in China. The third giant panda study shows that there are 117 giant pandas in Gansu in a total area of 437 thousand hectares.At present, there are two giant panda reserves in Gansu.
YA’AN Ya'an is a prefecture-level city in the western part of Sichuan province, People's Republic of China, located just below the Tibetan Plateau.The first giant panda was found in Baoxing County of Ya'an; Ya'an is also the origin of Artificial planting tea of the world; Mengding Mountain in Mingshan County, has been keeping seven tea trees, which are believed to be the origins of tea, for more than 1,000 years.

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