Since the pilot park was established in 2016, the Chinese government
has invested 2.25 billion yuan ($330 million) for infrastructure construction there, suc上海419论坛
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Park Lancang River Management Committee, Peking University and Shanshui Conservation Cen
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dent from Peking University who currently works as a volunteer at the station.上海419论坛女神会所
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Conservation prioritized to economic development
A major exhibition examining the pivotal role played by the Tibetan Tubo regime in the S上海419论坛
ilk Road era is breaking new ground, Wang Kaihao reports in Dunhuang.
上海419论坛女神会所When you mention the ancient Silk Road to most people, they usually think of the Eurasian trade routes spreading from Chang’an, today’
s Xi’an and the capital of Shaanxi province, toward Central Asia out through the deserts of Northwest China.
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k of routes for over a millennium. It’s also an ideal place to gain an insight into the pros
perity that those trade routes brought when you visit the nearby Mogao Grottoes. This complex of hundreds of cav上海419论坛
es features a host of exquisite statues and murals in a mix of artistic styles from a diverse range of civilizations.
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o a much wider area than first believed, covering the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and all the way up to the Himalayas.
This is the story being told through the 120 or so artifacts on loan from 30 instituti上海419论坛
ons and collectors worldwide at Cultural Exchange Along the Silk Road: Masterpieces of the Tubo Period (7th-9th C
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“Yushu is located at the source of China’s three great rivers. Both the provincial governmen
t and the prefecture government understand (our ecological responsibility) and emphasize pr
otection. We all have this consensus,” said Tobgyal, director of Yushu’s ecological environment bureau.
The area has prioritized environmental conservation before economic deve
lopment, also part of the local government’s commitment to ensure water qu
ality in the upstream region of China’s three major rivers, which influences 20 provincial areas across China.