“An agreement on cooperation on environmental protection and sustainable management was signed in China on Friday between the Huanglong Nature Reserve, the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Chengdu Institute of Biology, the Faculty of Science of the University of Zagreb, and the Krka National Park.

In May 2014, China and Croatia established an international research centre for environmental protection that has developed an important platform for the exchange of know-how and cooperation between the two countries in the field of environmental protection and sustainable development, Krka National Park officials said.

The agreement signed on Friday is the continuation of the existing cooperation and provides an opportunity to upgrade knowledge and exchange experience in environmental protection, sustainable management, marketing activities and ecological development.

‘This agreement provides an opportunity for various forms of cooperation, academic visits, joint studies, and publications that will contribute to better mutual understanding, sustainable community development, development of institutional mechanisms, further development of visitor systems and above all, preservation of biological diversity, research cooperation and information exchange,’ the director of the Krka National Park, Kresimir Sakic, said.” (N1)