China's Jilin builds 27 reserves, 32 wetland parks

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Northeast China's Jilin Province has set up 27 wetland reserves and 32 wetland parks as part of wetland conservation and restoration efforts.

Jilin's wetland protection rate currently stands at 47 percent increasing from 35 percent five years ago, according to the provincial forestry and grassland bureau.

The province has rolled out ecological projects in several nature reserves to restore and expand wetland areas. So far, a total of 1,600 hectares of farmland have been restored to wetlands.

Currently, the province has 997,600 hectares of wetland, of which 870,000 hectares are natural wetlands. 

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