Eco-Henan: Henan takes on a new look on ecological environment
June 5 each year marks the World Environment Day. In recent years, Henan has made great progress in eco-environment protection.
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Henan is home to 3,979 higher plant species, including 3 wild plant species under first-class state protection and 24 under second-class state protection. According to the second national terrestrial wild animal survey, the number of terrestrial vertebrate species across Henan has increased from 520 to 560 over the past 10 years. The number of rare and endangered wild animals and plants, including Baer's pochards, Chinese merganser ducks and crested ibis, has been on the rise thanks to the province's strengthened protection.