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Yangtze River conservation project announced

Updated: 2013-07-10 16:51
By LI WOKE ( chinadaily.com.cn)

A water conservation project for the Yangtze River was announced on Wednesday.

The project involves Coca-Cola China, the State Forestry Administration and the World Wildlife Fund.

The Yangtze River, which accounts for 34 percent of the fresh water resources of China, plays a critical role in China's biodiversity.

"We are very pleased to work with the State Forestry Administration and the WWF on the future of China's wetlands," said Ahmet C Bozer, president of Coca-Cola International.

"This is part of our endeavor to seek solutions that balance economic development and environmental prote