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China's Yan'an returns 10.77 mln mu cultivated land to forests


Aerial photo taken on May 10, 2019 shows a view of Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Since China launched a program to return cultivated land to forests, Yan'an has returned 10.77 million mu (about 718 thousand hectares) cultivated land to forests, with vegetation coverage rate rising from 46 percent in 2000 to over 80 percent at present. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

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