According to a report from the Management of State-level Nature Reserves, the ecological maintenance of Sanya Coral Reef Nature Reserve and Hainan Dazhou Island Natural Reserve were "fairly good" in 2011, reports

Approved by the state authority as a state-level nature reserve in 1990, Sanya Coral Reef Nature Reserve mainly protects the eco-system of coral reefs as well as marine biodiversity. Currently, the reserve has 117 species of coral reefs.

Located at the southeast part of Wanning City, Dazhou Island is the largest offshore island and also a permanent habitat for the endangered edible-nest swiftlets in China. According to initial statistics, there are 577 different kinds of plants with more than 81 species of birds inhabiting in the island. 

Translated by WOS Team
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