COP15: vice-premier vows more ambitious biodiversity plans for China

Beijing pledged to roll out a more ambitious national action plan on biodiversity conservation, as it launched its presidency of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15) on Monday.“We will compose a national strategy and action plan for biodiversity protection for a new period, and make the protection of biodiversity an important task,” Han Zheng, vice-premier and a member of the seven-strong Politburo Standing Committee, said on Monday.He added that biodiversity protection would be…