Hebei Weichang Series | Episode 1: Home at Saihanba

There's never a shortage of green in Saihanba, the largest artificial forest in the world, located in north China's Hebei Province. It's hard to imagine that six decades ago, the place was a sandy, barren land. So who did this? And what does it mean for local people and the environment? Watch this episode to find out.

About 'Journeys in Nature': Hebei Weichang Series

The word "Saihanba" is the Mongolian language means "beautiful highland." It lies where the North China Plain meets the Mongolian Plateau with an average altitude of 1,500 meters. The past six decades have seen three generations of the local people making unremitting, painstaking efforts. The sandy land has turned into a "Great Green Wall," protecting the land and people, setting a "telling example of promoting the construction of ecological civilization." Our 10-episode series delves into the stories behind the miracle of Saihanba and explores the unique bio-diversity that this giant artificial forest sustains. Stay tuned!

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