Hohhot issues wetland conservation regulations to start in October
Nanhu Wetland Park in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia [Photo/WeChat account of Wenlyu Qingcheng]
Hohhot in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region will implement new regulations on wetland conservation, which will come into effect on Oct 1, according to local media reports.
Hohhot currently boasts a total of 368 wetlands covering an area of 499,500 mu (33,300 hectares), accounting for 1.9 percent of the city's total land area. Wetlands are an important part of the city's ecosystem.
The regulations are expected to strengthen protection of wetland resources and boost Hohhot's green development.