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Eco-photos of the week: June 6-12

June 11, 2010, 6:06 a.m.
Locals swim on June 6 in Erhai Lake in Bai Autonomous region of Dali

Photo: Lin Yiguang/Xinhua

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Lake health improving

Locals swim on June 6 in Erhai Lake in Bai Autonomous region of Dali in southwest China's Yunnan Province. Erhai Lake, which covers 253 square kilometers and is the second largest freshwater lake in Yunnan Province, is called the Mother Lake by the locals. Thanks to local government efforts to control pollution in the famous plateau, the water quality of the lake has improved.