Known for its artificial forests, Saihanba highland in north China's Hebei Province hosts a variety of aboriginal species. The average low temperature and the icy river water rich with oxygen allow the indigenous sharp-snouted lenok to thrive here.
About 'Journeys in Nature': Hebei Weichang Series
"Saihanba" means "beautiful highland" in the Mongolian language. With an average altitude of 1,500 meters, it is located at the intersection of the North China Plain and the Mongolian Plateau. After six decades of unremitting efforts by the locals, the sandy land has turned into a "Great Green Wall," 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 biodiversity that this giant artificial forest sustains.
Hebei Weichang Series | Episode 1: Home at Saihanba
Hebei Weichang Series | Episode 2: Green in the sand
Hebei Weichang Series | Episode 3: Undulating pines
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