Ecosystem restoration is no easy task, reports Wang Kaihao in Ordos, Inner Mongolia.
Except for the flocks of sheep, the only things moving in the yellowing, autumnal fields near Borxil town in Chen Barag Banner were several bulldozers, busily leveling the landscape.
The Ministry of Finance on Friday said the government has recently allocated 805 million yuan ($131.11 million) to boost agricultural industrialization.
Clearing the city air in eastern China may see a water shortage in its western regions, according to a recent report.
The first phase of a coal gasification project in north China is complete and will start to supply gas to Beijing at the end of this year.
This is the 10th in a regular series of reports brought together under the banner "Lost Horizons", which aim to show life in the less-reported areas of the country and to give a voice to those whose words often go unheard.
Chinese actor Wang Jingchun won the "Best Actor" award for his excellent performance in "To Live and Die in Ordos" at the 26th Tokyo Int'l Film Festival.
China and Mongolia vowed on Friday to strengthen cooperation in interconnection, as the northern neighbor reportedly seeks another link to the Pacific Ocean aside from Tianjin.
A fire ceremony held to pray for blessings commenced Bayannur of Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Jan 20.
Inner Mongolia has promoted winter tourism via an assortment of festivals and events and to present its natural resources alongside unique nomadic culture.