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Wildlife protection in Tibet:a common home under the blue sky
By:China Tibet News
update:July 14,2020

Photo shows a flock of black-necked cranes playing in Lhunzhub County of Lhasa. [China Tibet News/ Yao Haiquan]
 
July 14,2020 -- In recent years, with the smooth development of wildlife protection in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region,the management and conservation conditions of all nature reserves have been effectively improved.Meanwhile, the effective monitoring and management on habitats and migration of key wild animals have made the number of all kinds of rare wild animals showing a good trend of recovery.
 
Thanks to the increasing efforts in wildlife protection in recent years, Tibet's wildlife protection is gradually becoming more effective. The recovery of wild animals such as Tibetan antelope, Tibetan wild donkey,Black-necked crane, wild yaks, snow leopard, argali and rock sheep has increased significantly, and the habitats of wild animals and plants have basically maintained their original natural state.

 
Photo shows workers of Nyingchi wildlife station treating an eagle owl with injured wings. [China Tibet News/ Wang Shan]
 
Since 2010, Tibet has carried out over 120 projects including rescue breeding of small populations, infrastructure construction of nature reserves, wetland protection and restoration projects, pilot projects to compensate wetland ecological benefits, as well as construction of monitoring stations and ambulance stations for wild animal epidemic diseases, implemented investment of more than 1.3 billion yuan RMB, and paid more than 640 million yuan RMB to compensate for losses caused by wildlife accidents.
 
With the continuous strengthening of the protection management system, the improvement of the protection carrier, the promulgation and implementation of local laws and regulations on the protection of natural resources,the enhancement on publicity, and more investment in the protection system and infrastructure,the public awareness of wildlife protection in Tibet has been constantly raised, a law-based protection mechanism has been gradually established, and the capability of wildlife protection has been constantly improved.
 
By:Liu Fang
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