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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 01:23

Xinjiang reclaims lands swallowed by Gobi Desert

The oases of Xinjiang in northwest China are as precious as they are rare, in a landscape dominated by lifeless deserts and mountains. But dwindling water supplies due to growing population and urbanization have put them under threat. Now, many parts of Xinjiang are taking steps to reclaim the land from the desert. Han Peng travels to Altay and sends this report.

 

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