The 2022 Erhai Forum on Building a Global Ecological Civilization Was Held in Dali, Yunnan Province

DALI, China, August 30, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On August 28, 2022, the 2022 Erhai Forum on Building a Global Ecological Civilization, named after the famous local Erhai Lake, was held in Dali, Yunnan Province. This year’s forum, themed “Working together to build a shared future for all life on Earth”, aimed to promote international understanding of China and its ecological values, showcase the country’s conservation achievements of biodiversity and to promote the construction of a “global ecological civilization.” The event brought together hundreds of guests from across China and the rest of the world who came together to discuss important topics related to the environment and conservation.

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The 2022 Erhai Forum on Building a Global Ecological Civilization was held in Dali, Yunnan Province (Photo: Business Wire)

This year’s forum also saw the official launch of the Green Life City Alliance initiative, which aims to improve the ecology of urban areas, promote green urban transformation and development, popularize the notion of “green cities” and making the construction and governance of cities greener. and more durable.

Dali has long been recognized for the beauty of its landscapes and its historical and cultural heritage. In recent years, the prefecture has also become a model and showcase for China’s achievements in ecological and environmental protection, especially the protection of Erhai Lake and the preservation of the rich cultures of local minorities. This makes it an ideal venue for China’s leading forum on building a global ecological civilization.

By emphasizing ecosystem integrity in all aspects of local development, Dali Prefecture strives to embody the philosophy that clear waters and verdant mountains are invaluable assets. The region has implemented an integrated program to restore and protect mountains, water bodies, forests, fields, lakes and grasslands.

Continuous measures have also been taken to reduce carbon emissions, reduce air and water pollution, improve natural resource management, and improve the environmental quality of Erhai Lake and surrounding areas. These efforts have led to a marked improvement in the local environment. At present, the overall ambient air quality is high in all 12 counties and cities of Dali Prefecture, with good air quality ratings exceeding 99.5%. Additionally, the proportion of water bodies included in national or provincial assessments that meet Class III or higher has increased from 60% in 2014 to 90% in 2020.

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