City of Wetlands Series | Episode 7: City on lakes
The Jianghan Plain, once hosted the ancient Yunmeng Lake, which over millennia, has been fragmented into numerous lakes of various sizes. Wuhan City, has 166 lakes and 165 rivers, is a veritable city on lakes. Watch this episode to find more about this unique lake city.
About 'Journeys in Nature': City of Wetlands Series
Known as the "City of wetlands," Wuhan is home to 165 rivers and 166 lakes, and about 162,000 hectares of wetlands. The megacity plays a significant role as not only a transport hub for humans, but also a transfer station for migratory birds that usually make a stopover during their long migration. Wuhan is also the host city for 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14) which is being held from November 5 to 13. In this series, we take you on a tour of the wetlands in Wuhan City and explore the relationship between man and nature.