huge panda According to the announcement of the Chinese government, they are no longer on the brink of extinction. The number of wild giant pandas in China has reached 1,800; this does not include those imprisoned or protected shelters. As a result, animals are no longer endangered, but they are still vulnerable.
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In 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature removed giant pandas from the list of endangered species and classified them as vulnerable species. China Due to the increase in the number of giant pandas in the country, they are now following suit.
Cui Shuhong, director of the Department of Nature and Ecological Protection of the Ministry of Environment, said in a statement that the reclassification was due to improved living conditions. He also pointed out that these achievements come from China’s efforts to restore the habitat of giant pandas.
Previously, experts opposed announcing that it was no longer a giant panda Endangered, I think such a move will stimulate complacency. Therefore, even after being delisted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), China still maintains its “vulnerable” status of giant pandas.
In addition to giant pandas, the Chinese government has also reported that the situation in Siberia has improved significantly. tiger, Amur leopard, Asian elephant and crested ibis figures. The government stated that all these improvements are due to conservation efforts.
The message has been social mediaOne post wrote: “This shows that all the hard work has paid off. Good work,” while another pointed out, “This is indeed a good start, but these species are still threatened. Don’t relax.”
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said, “The concept of green mountains and green waters water The value of gold and silver has taken root among the Chinese people. We are willing to work with all parties to strengthen international cooperation in ecological protection and environmental management. “
Despite these improvements, giant pandas still face long-term threats. According to IUCN, climate change may destroy about 35% bamboo 80 years of habitat.
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