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Germany turns military bases into rare-bird nature reserves

Germany agreed Thursday to turn more than 60 former military bases into nature preserves, with the aim of creating vast new green oases and sanctuaries for rare species of birds.

Tibet has China`s largest proportion of nature reserves

With 61 nature reserves spread across a total land area of 410,000 square meters, the Tibet region has China`s largest proportion of such habitat, a forestry official said today.