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date: 21 August 2019

Huang (Yellow) River  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Randall DODGENRandall DODGEN

Since ancient times, the Huang (Yellow) River has driven trade and defined political power in China. Prone to flooding, silting, and changing course, this unreliable river is nonetheless relied upon by the nation to support population and economic growth. But environmental degradation is impairing the river’s ability to do this, forcing the nation to find sustainable solutions for both national and ecosystem survival. ...

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