The Information Office of the State Council issued a white paper on China’s biodiversity protection on the 8th.
According to the white paper, China has a vast territory, both land and sea, complex and diverse landform and climate. It breeds rich and unique ecosystems, species and genetic diversity. It is one of the countries with the richest biodiversity in the world. As one of the first parties to sign and ratify the Convention on biological diversity, China has always attached great importance to biodiversity protection, continuously promoted biodiversity protection to keep pace with the times, innovate and develop, achieved remarkable results, and embarked on a road of biodiversity protection with Chinese characteristics.
According to the white paper, China adheres to protection in development and development in protection, proposes and implements important measures such as national park system construction and ecological protection red line delimitation, continuously strengthens on-site and ex situ protection, strengthens biosafety management, continuously improves the quality of ecological environment, cooperates to promote biodiversity protection and green development, and remarkable results have been achieved in biodiversity protection.
The white paper points out that China has raised biodiversity protection as a national strategy, incorporated biodiversity protection into medium – and long-term plans in various regions and fields, improved the system of policies and regulations, strengthened technical support and talent team construction, strengthened law enforcement and supervision, guided the public to consciously participate in biodiversity protection, and continuously improved the capacity of biodiversity governance.
The white paper points out that in the face of the global challenge of biodiversity loss, all countries are a community of common destiny in the same boat. China firmly practices multilateralism, actively carries out international cooperation in biodiversity conservation, widely consults and gathers consensus, contributes Chinese wisdom to promoting global biodiversity conservation, and works with the international community to build a community of human and natural life.
The white paper states that China will always be the defender, builder and contributor of a harmonious and beautiful home for all things, work hand in hand with the international community, start a new process of global biodiversity governance that is more just, reasonable and to the best of its ability, realize the beautiful vision of harmonious coexistence between man and nature, promote the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind and jointly build a better world
Post time: Oct-08-2021