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Saturday, 20 August 2011 08:40

Amur River Basin: the last large Asian wilderness

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Amur River Basin: the last large Asian wilderness. Home to Kaluga Sturgeon, Japanese Crane, Mongolian Gazelle and Amur Tiger. Threatened by development. WWF is working on habitat protection, species conservation, law enforcement, integrated river basin management. Straddling the border between northeastern China and the Russian Far East, the Amur-Heilong region contains...

... one the most biologically diverse temperate forests in the world, and is a key habitat for the critically endangered Amur leopard and tiger. WWF is working to ensure that these species and many others are protected in this vast yet fragile environment.

 

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