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date: 14 October 2019

Yangzi (Chang) River  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
James H. LIDEJames H. LIDE

The Yangzi (Chang) River is the longest river in China. Approximately one-third of the population of China lives within the Yangzi River valley. The river floods, on average, every ten years. Almost half of the industrial sewage produced in China flows into the Yangzi, much of it untreated, polluting the river and leading to the apparent extinction of the Baiji dolphin and risking extinction of the Chinese river sturgeon. ...

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