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  • No other waterway in the world carries as much silt.7 Most of it comes from the Loess Plateau, which is a France-sized monument to erosion.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Tell us about your interaction with the people of the Loess Plateau and how you followed up after the first film.

    Megan Shank: The Dirt on Ecosystem Stewardship

  • Liu's film Lessons of the Loess Plateau, recently presented at the Asia Society's headquarters in New York, explores how, with outside investment and local people's commitment and courage, ecosystems destroyed by human habitation and land misuse can be restored.

    Megan Shank: The Dirt on Ecosystem Stewardship

  • Starting much earlier, a national effort in reclamation of the severely degraded Loess Plateau in China now shows up in the Global Assessment of Land Degradation and Improvement as a 20-year trend of increasing biomass, in spite of a decrease in rainfall across the region during the same period [109].

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 3

  • Sustainable development remains one of the greatest challenges, although there have been some successes: at regional scales there are the rehabilitation of much of the Loess Plateau in China and the Great Plains of the United States, as a result of long-term, concerted action.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 3

  • The area is comparable to the Loess Plateau biogeographic subunit in the Oriental Deciduous Forests according to Mackinnon.

    Central China loess plateau mixed forests

  • The following four photos depict sections of the wall that were constructed on the Loess Plateau and are made of fine yellow earth.

    Interview with Matthew Hu Xinyu

  • China loses more than 2 billion tons of soil a year, just from the Loess Plateau.

    Chapter 7

  • Until recently China's Loess Plateau was one of the poorest regions of the country. - Business News

  • For 15 years hes been following a remarkable project to replant trees and stablise the soils of the Loess Plateau. - Business News


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