China's fight against deserts could hurt its water security
Replanting forests in China is a great initiative but it can also prove to be disastrous for water management.
Replanting forests in China is a great initiative but it can also prove to be disastrous for water management.

China’s fight against deserts could hurt its water security

China has implemented various afforestation programs over the year to make drylands viable for its economy, and will do this until 2050. But while planting more trees will further reduce discharge, it will also make China’s water crisis worse, as more trees need more water to grow.

October 16, 2017 2:14 PM (UTC+8)