“According to our calculations, there are more than 70 species of plants grown here. Many are not planted by us, but they simply grow themselves, “said Associate Professor Zhao Chaohua. “The costs of artificial materials and machines for transforming sand into soil are lower than those of controlled agriculture and environmental rehabilitation,” said Professor Yang Qingguo.
It took only 6 months to successfully transform 200 hectares of desert into a rich forest and diverse cultures.
The technological breakthrough of the Chinese offers an effective solution to deforestation. A reforestation project is currently underway and aims to reforest 50% of the degraded desert lands in the next three years.
Source China has found a revolutionary way to turn deserts into rich cultures: TruthTheory