China slaps seasonal fishing ban on Yellow River due to overfishing

China will impose a ban on fishing in the Yellow River, the country’s second-longest waterway, between April 1st and June 30th every year because of overfishing.

[…]Earlier this month, the government invested 17.6 billion yuan (€2.25 billion) to improve the Sanjiangyuan area, which is also home to the headwaters of the Yangtze and Mekong rivers.

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Clifford Coonan