Latest Poyang lake Stories
As ESA and China mark a decade of cooperation, imagery over China’s Poyang lake is testament to the new Sentinel satellite’s promise of continued radar data acquisition for a multitude of applications.
Scientists are looking to outer space for help in their attempt to prevent new outbreaks of the tropical disease schistosomiasis in southern China.
The finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides) can be found in the coastal waters of Asia. Its range includes China, Indonesia, Korea, India, Japan, and Bangladesh. Its western range extends from the coast if India to the Persian Gulf and a distinct freshwater subspecies resides in the Yangtze River. It prefers to reside in shallow areas along the shore, at depths of up to 160 feet. This population is isolated within its range. A few individuals have been found as far as 99 miles off the...
- Growing in low tufty patches.