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Tibet aims to preserve its starry nights
By:China Daily
update:June 22,2016

June 22,2016--China has launched its first dark-sky reserve in the Tibet autonomous region's Ngari prefecture.

The reserve covers 2,500 square kilometers and aims to limit light pollution by stepping up protection of dark-sky resources for education and tourism development.

It was launched by the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation and the regional government of Tibet.

By:Xu Wei

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