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Environment protection measures taken in Yulin City to curb desert expansion

The administrative region of Yulin City is located to the south of the Maowusu Desert. Environment protection measures have curbed the expansion of the desert and then witnessed the retreat of the desert as a result of the increase in planted forests and grasslands after reducing and stopping farming and animal husbandry. 

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 2, 2018 shows a view of the Yuxihe Park in the Yuyang District of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. A car runs on a road that divides desert and desert under control in the Hengshan District of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 4, 2018. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

A car runs on a road that divides desert and desert under control in the Hengshan District of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 4, 2018. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 1, 2018 shows a view in Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. The administrative region of Yulin City is located to the south of the Maowusu Desert.(Xinhua/Tao Ming)

People feed goats inside a pen at Changsheng Village in Jingbian County of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Vehicles run on a road flanked by trees and grasslands at Xinjian Village in Jingbian County of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Agriculture expert Bai Yonglei shows crabs raised in desert rice fields in Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 4, 2018.(Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Vehicles run on a road flanked by trees at Dongsheng Village in Jingbian County of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 31, 2018.(Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Guo Chengwang (L), 90, and his grandson Guo Jianjun pose with the tree that Guo Chengwang planted in 1984 at Maotuan Village in Jingbian County of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 31, 2018.(Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Aerial photo taken on July 31, 2018 shows a view of Xinjian Village in Jingbian County of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Vehicles run on the Yulin-Jingbian Expressway through the Maowusu Desert in Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 2, 2018 shows a view of Yulin City (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Women prune and plant trees in Bulanghe Township in the Yuyang District of Yulin City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 2, 2018. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)