Chinese bank to fund giant panda conservation park

Chinese bank to fund giant panda conservation park
 

The Bank of China has pledged at least 10bn yuan (£1.1bn) to create a vast giant panda conservation park in south-west Sichuan province, the Chinese forestry ministry has said.
The Sichuan branch of the central bank signed an agreement with the provincial government to finance the giant panda national park’s construction by 2023. The park aims to bolster the local economy while providing the endangered animals with an unbroken range in which they can meet and mate with other pandas in order to enrich their gene pool.
The ministry said the park will measure 2m hectares (5m acres), making it... read more

 
8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: Guardian
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