Tuesday 13 April 2021
Home      All news      Contact us      RSS     
scmp - 1 month ago

Drop by drop, China’s Yangtze River is drying up

The biggest river in China is drying up.After examining decades of records from ground stations and satellite images, government researchers estimate that the average level of the Yangtze River has fallen by about 2cm (0.8 inches) every five years since the 1980s.Researchers warn that the overall decline of the waterway could have a great impact on the environment and economy of one of the richest, fastest-growing parts of the country.In a peer-reviewed paper in the journal Advances in Water…


Latest News
Hashtags:   

China

 | 

Yangtze

 | 

River

 | 

drying

 | 

Sources