Poyang Lake dries

Poyang Lake dries save the planet

In China, there is drying up of two large lakes Poyang and Dongting, which affects more than 40 million people in five provinces. Poyang Lake, located in Jiangxi Province, is the largest freshwater lake in China. Recently, surface water decreased by 200 square kilometers due to the lack of water in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River. Undergoing many geological changes, Poyang narrowed in the north and increased in the south.

Occupying a total area of 4,000 square kilometers, Poyang was subject to strong industrial pollution due to the relatively slow economic development

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The largest lake in China decreased in 2 times


January 10. The water level in the largest freshwater lake in China fell to the lowest in 60 years, as reported by Chinese state media. This decline is detrimental to the local environment and affects the water supply more than 120 thousand people.

To date, the size of Poyang Lake, which is located in the eastern province of Jiangxi, is less than half of the former. The depth of the reservoir dropped to 8 meters. The news agency "Xinhua" reported that the result of the level of water in the rivers feeding the lake, and the reason for

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