Save Our Mother River

Save Our Mother River

The Yangtze River is the third largest river in the world and the mother river of the Chinese people. Last year, a ten-year fishing ban was officially implemented across the Yangtze River basin. Not only will the entire fishery model be changed towards sustainable development, but people’s perceptions will also be affected.

Listen to the podcast below and join me in discussing how we can protect the water resources we all depend on.



Chen, N. (2022, June 06). World Environment Day: China’s 10-year Fishing Ban Yields Promising Results in Yangtze River. Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Lin, X., & Lu, Y. (2021, April 14). 10-year Yangtze fishing ban in full swing, shows China’s determination in ecological restoration. Global Times.

Wang, H., Wang, P., Xu, C., Sun, Y., Shi, L., Zhou, L., Jeppesen, E., Chen, J., & Xie, P. (2022). Can the “10-year fishing ban” rescue biodiversity of the Yangtze River? Innovation (New York, NY), 3(3), 100235.