On the afternoon of March 29, Li Bailian, tenured professor of ecology at the University of California, USA, fellow of the Institute of Human Ecology (IHE Flow) and chairman of the World Ecological Summit Council, was invited to give a lecture at the Academic Exchange Center entitled Leading the Yangtze River Economic Belt Ecological Protection, Restoration and Development with Eco-technological Innovation of Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains. Vice President Du Dongyun, responsible persons of the Institute of Scientific Research and Development and the Institute of Environmental Sciences attended the lecture.
Professor Li Bailian introduced the concept of Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains with the scientific conclusion of Lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets put forward by General Secretary Xi Jinping, and explained the new ecological concept of harmonious development between man and nature from the aspects of ecological law, landscape ecology, the concept of landscape space and the unity of ecological and economic benefits. He proposed to adopt the ecological restoration method of imitating nature, by simulating nature, especially topography, landform, hydrology, ecology, etc., to build a harmonious system between man and nature, relying on nature, artificial promotion of the ecological restoration process.
In the lecture, he analyzed the ecological and environmental challenges facing China from the aspects of water pollution, sewage treatment, water ecosystem restoration and sponge city construction. After that, he explained the concept of ecological technology innovation leading to the protection and utilization of water resources in the Yangtze River economic belt, taking Wuhan Fuhe ecological conceptual planning, Shiyan Wuhe river basin comprehensive management ecological planning, Jingmen city love Phreak ecological town green ecological planning and the planning and design of Taihe intelligent ecological urban pastoral area in Meishan Mountain as examples, and described the specific measures for the protection and restoration of water resources in the Yangtze River basin.
After the lecture, the participants exchanged views with Professor Li Bailian on the management of the South Lake, the South-to-North Water Transfer Project and the construction of the Sponge City in Wuhan.
(Editor: Chen Pengbing Source: Academy of Scientific Research and Development)