China launches action plan to prevent invasive alien species through border ports
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- China decided to begin a one-year action plan to prevent invasive alien species from entering border ports across the country as part of efforts to safeguard the country's biodiversity and ecological environment.
The country faces increasing risks of invasive alien species due to the rapid development of international trade and frequent cross-border personnel exchanges in recent years, according to the General Administration of Customs.
A total of 1,826 live animal ...