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People take advantage of rainy season to strengthen afforestation in China's Luanxian

Villagers carry saplings to plant on the hill in Jiubaihu Township of Luanxian County, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 8, 2018. People in Luanxian have taken advantage of the current rainy season to strengthen afforestation on barren mountains. The forest area in Luanxian reached 32,000 hectares with forest coverage rate rising from 21.4% in 2011 to the present 31.54%. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

A villager plants a sapling in Jiubaihu Township of Luanxian County, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 8, 2018. People in Luanxian have taken advantage of the current rainy season to strengthen afforestation on barren mountains. The forest area in Luanxian reached 32,000 hectares with forest coverage rate rising from 21.4% in 2011 to the present 31.54%. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

Villagers carry saplings to plant on the hill in Jiubaihu Township of Luanxian County, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 8, 2018. People in Luanxian have taken advantage of the current rainy season to strengthen afforestation on barren mountains. The forest area in Luanxian reached 32,000 hectares with forest coverage rate rising from 21.4% in 2011 to the present 31.54%. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)