Mon, July 18, 2011
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Invasive plant chokes Pearl River

2011-07-18 06:44:59 GMT2011-07-18 14:44:59(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Large amounts of water hyacinth choke areas of the Pearl River near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, photo taken on July 17, 2011. Without control, water hyacinth can be an invasive plant, which can cover lakes and ponds entirely, impacting on water flow, blocking sunlight from reaching native aquatic plants, and starving the water of oxygen, often killing fish. [Photo/Xinhua]

Large amounts of water hyacinth choke areas of the Pearl River near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, photo taken on July 17, 2011. Without control, water hyacinth can be an invasive plant, which can cover lakes and ponds entirely, impacting on water flow, blocking sunlight from reaching native aquatic plants, and starving the water of oxygen, often killing fish. [Photo/Xinhua]

Large amounts of water hyacinth choke areas of the Pearl River near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, photo taken on July 17, 2011. Without control, water hyacinth can be an invasive plant, which can cover lakes and ponds entirely, impacting on water flow, blocking sunlight from reaching native aquatic plants, and starving the water of oxygen, often killing fish. [Photo/Xinhua]

Large amounts of water hyacinth choke areas of the Pearl River near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, photo taken on July 17, 2011. Without control, water hyacinth can be an invasive plant, which can cover lakes and ponds entirely, impacting on water flow, blocking sunlight from reaching native aquatic plants, and starving the water of oxygen, often killing fish. [Photo/Xinhua]

Large amounts of water hyacinth choked areas of the Pearl River near Guangzhou, Guangdong province recently.

Without control, water hyacinth can be an invasive plant, which can cover lakes and ponds entirely, impacting on water flow, blocking sunlight from reaching native aquatic plants, and starving the water of oxygen, often killing fish.

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