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Experts gather to discuss building an ecological civilization

2018-07-02

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A meeting on the issues related to the building of an ecological civilization is held at Inner Mongolia Normal University (IMNU) in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region on June 29. [Photo/imnu.edu.cn]

Hundreds of experts from universities and research institutes in areas like Beijing, Heilongjiang province and Inner Mongolia autonomous region gathered June 29 at Inner Mongolia Normal University (IMNU) in Hohhot to address issues related to the building of an ecological civilization.

The gathering covered topics such as the protection of biodiversity, the strategy of ecological civilization for rural and grassland areas in China.

IMNU leads regional universities in opening courses on ethnobotany and phytoecology, and has made great contributions to the development of ethnoecology in Inner Mongolia, said Zhao Donghai, vice-president of the university.

He expressed his hope that the attending experts will take the opportunity to promote the research achievements of ecological conversation.

The gathering also announced the establishment of the Ecological Ethnology Committee of the Chinese Ethnological Association. 

The committee will integrate ethnology with ecology to build a sound ecological environment.

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Officials unveil the plaque of the Ecological Ethnology Committee of the Chinese Ethnological Association at IMNU in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, June 29. [Photo/imnu.edu.cn]

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Antendees at the gathering held at IMNU in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, June 29 [Photo/imnu.edu.cn]