World Wildlife Fund celebrates Yangtze River marine life

14:15, June 08, 2010      

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The first large-scale exhibition of Yangtze River aquatic organisms was held on June 5, which was designated World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Honors Day, at the Shanghai World Expo.

To promote the concept of protecting the Earth, WWF, the only non-governmental environmental organization participating in the Shanghai World Expo, held a mini activity titled "Earth Hour" at the Shanghai World Expo Garden.

There is a "Ball of Life" at the center of the WWF Pavilion with hundreds of specimens of live rare marine life from the Yangtze River such as the Chinese sturgeon, the Chinese High Fin Banded Shark and the Roughskin Sculpin. This is also the first large-scale exhibition of Yangtze River aquatic organisms at the World Expo.

In order to promote the concept of protecting the Earth, the WWF also organized a series of activities at the Shanghai World Expo Garden on the WWF Honors Day, such as a forum titled "Growing Up with the Green China," which was held by the WWF and the China's State Forestry Administration.

By People's Daily Online


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