February 2nd is the 27th World Wetlands Day. The reporter said from the National Forestry and Grassland Administration that our country has added 18 internationally important wetlands, such as Yangqing Wild Duck Lake in Beijing, Gugu Shibawan in Daxingganlin, Heilongjiang River, and White Horse Lake in Huai'an (Jiangsu), for a total of 82 wetlands. I heard the news. . The area is 7,647,000 ha, ranking first in the world. 4 bits.
The theme for this year's World Wetlands Day is wetland restoration. On the 2nd, Korea held a home promotion event in Xixi, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, and announced the results of monitoring the environmental status of China's internationally important wetlands in 2022. The results show that the ecological status of internationally important wetlands is generally stable, the total area of wetlands has increased compared to last year, the water quality has shown a positive trend, and the water supply status has remained stable. Biodiversity increased, 2391 species of wetland plants reproduced, wetland protection and restoration achieved significant results, and degraded wetlands in Heilongjiang, Hubei, Shandong and Hainan were effectively restored.
In a video address at the event, Mumonda Mumba, Secretary-General of the Romsar Convention, said that China played a leading role as host and chairperson of the 14th session of the Conference of the Parties to the Romsar Convention. The policy and implementation framework of the “Law on Wetland Protection” and “National Wetland Protection Plan (2022-2030)” strengthens domestic management of wetland protection and expects China to become the chair country of the Romsar Convention in the global development of wetlands. do. Protection for the next 3 years.
Since joining the Wetlands Convention in 1992, our country has actively responded to global challenges such as wetland decline and ecological dysfunction, and has invested 1 billion yuan. 467,400 ha of destroyed land has been restored, and 202,600 ha of new wetlands. Last year, the "Law on Wetland Protection" came into force, and wetland protection in our country entered a new legal stage.
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