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"Three Mountains and Two Basins" form the beauty of wetlands in Xinjiang

On the vast land of Xinjiang, the three majestic mountains, the Altay Mountains, the Tianshan Mountains and the Kunlun Mountains, surround the Junggar Basin and the Tarim Basin, showing a colorful natural scenery. The Gobi and the wetland oasis are intertwined in the same frame, and yellow sands, populus euphratica, clear water and lush reeds are set against each other, forming a characteristic wetland landscape where sand seas are connected with lakes, and reeds and populus euphratica stand side by side.

According to statistics, the total area of wetlands in Xinjiang is 3.9482 million hectares, ranking the fifth in China. Deserts, wetlands, reeds, populus euphratica, white clouds, waterfowl, which is more magnificent against the blue sky. Various types of wetlands nourish thousands of lives and constitute a beautiful ecological picture of Xinjiang.

In recent years, Xinjiang has taken a series of measures to strengthen the protection and restoration of wetlands, initially forming a wetland protection system dominated by wetland nature reserves and national wetland parks, and constantly improving the ecological quality and ecological functions of wetlands.