Quantitative Characteristics of Aquatic Plant Communities in the Poyang
Sand mining and increasing Poyang
Lake's discharge ability: A reassessment of causes for lake decline in China.
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The program, the second in three decades, will bring scientists together from 30 institutes around the country to conduct research on the ecological, environmental and hydrological systems of Poyang
Lake in east China's Jiangxi Province, said Hu Zhenpeng, director of the program.
The freshwater porpoise, about 2,000 of which live in the Yangtze and adjoining Poyang
and Dongting lakes, are declining by 7.3 percent annually because of water pollution and over-fishing, Xinhua said.
The complete mitogenome of Coilia nasus (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae) from Poyang
Wang et al., "Long-term changes in soil moisture conditions and their relation to atmospheric circulation in the Poyang
Lake basin, China," Quaternary International, vol.
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Lake, China," Science of the Total Environment, vol.
The Central Yangtze and floodplain currently hosts four Ramsar sites (e.g., Poyang
Lake, West Dongting Lake, South Dongting Lake, and East Dongting Lake) and has been designated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as one of the Global 200 Ecoregions (i.e., Central Yangtze Ecoregion), which can be defined as a distinct assemblage of natural communities sharing a large majority of species, dynamics, and environmental conditions that effectively function as a conservation unit .
Annual rainfall dropped 10.3 and 6.9 percent respectively in 2006 and 2007, the report said, while severe droughts in 2007 and last year resulted in the shrinking of two of the nation's biggest freshwater lakes, Poyang