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Tibetan city releases over 560 tonnes of oxygen through afforestation project
By:Xinhua
update:April 06,2020

Winter scene of the Potala Palace,Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, Jan.1, 2020.[Photo/Xinhua]
 
April 6,2020 -- Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, releases 563.47 tonnes of oxygen each year through its afforestation project, according to the city's forestry and grassland bureau.
 
The city launched an afforestation project in 2012 and has planted and preserved more than 234 hectares of forests.
 
Lhasa has carried out a series of afforestation experiments at various altitudes and in different seasons to screen out suitable seedlings. The city has planted more than 1.2 million seedlings, including shrubs and flowers, according to the bureau.
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