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China to step up flood control in 2019: minister

China will step up flood control efforts this year as extreme weather will likely become more frequent, the Minister of Water Resources E Jingping said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 17:29:55

China vows to win battle against pollution

In the face of an economic slowdown and employment pressure, China has reaffirmed its determination to win the tough battle against pollution and pledged that boosting the economy will not come at the price of a degraded environment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 23:18:40

Inner Mongolia enhances grassland protection

Northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has stepped up efforts to curb the ecological degradation of its vast grasslands, with the average vegetation coverage of its pastures remaining at 44 percent over the past three years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/6 16:40:49

China enhances protection over habitats of endangered tigers

In a national park in northeast China, the local forest management bureau reported that 35 traces of Siberian tigers were spotted last year, a record high.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 17:48:38

China's coal province to promote ethanol fuel

North China's coal-rich Shanxi Province will promote ethanol gasoline for its road vehicles to cut emissions and fossil fuel consumption.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 17:35:38

Chinese citizens embrace garbage sorting as a new lifestyle

Soon, garbage sorting will no longer be an option but a requirement in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 16:49:16

61 seal cubs rescued from poachers

A total of 100 poached spotted seal cubs have been found by local villagers in a reserve in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/26 18:53:41

More wild snow leopards spotted amid China's conservation efforts

A snow leopard protection program has yielded positive results after infrared cameras at a nature reserve in Northwest China's Gansu Province captured over 60 images of the animal during the second half of 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/24 17:43:40

Antarctic voyage brings Chinese female scientists on journey of self-discovery

It was the last afternoon of 2018 in Ushuaia, Argentina, a small city known as the world's end. A total of 90 female scientists aged from 25 to 65 and from 26 countries were boarding the ice-strengthened vessel, also known as Ushuaia, and heading to the Antarctic for a three-week trip.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/21 19:03:41

Snow leopard protection project bears fruits in Xinjiang

A snow leopard protection project in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has made achievements after monitoring the species in the eastern Tianshan mountains, a major habitat of the species, this winter.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/20 17:20:50

China unveils development plans for forestry industry

China's top forestry authority has made plans to boost the forestry industry and set development goals.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/20 17:17:10

China's icebreaker Xuelong leaves research base in Antarctica on way back home

China's research icebreaker Xuelong, with 126 crew members aboard on the 35th Antarctic research mission, on Thursday local time left the Zhongshan Station on its way back to China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 0:00:32

SSE to promote Yangtze River Delta integration

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) Friday said it will better serve China's integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 23:53:46

China to restore Qinling Mountains environment

Northwest China's Shaanxi Province has launched an action plan to conserve the environment of Qinling Mountains, a natural boundary between the country's north and south.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 16:51:50

Xi article shows determination to build ecological civilization

An article by President Xi Jinping on building an ecological civilization was published in the flagship magazine of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 21:58:40

Operation Earth seeks teenage volunteers for its climate change conservation programs

A plan to recruit teenagers as volunteers to help tackle global climate change was launched by Operation Earth at an international forum on climate change and biodiversity conservation held Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/28 14:28:39

China to respectfully dispose of corpses above 8,000 meters on Mt. Qomolangma

China is to dispose of corpses located above 8,000 meters on Mount Qomolangma in a respectful manner, according to recent announcement from Tibet Autonomous Region's Mountaineering Association.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 16:42:50

Shaanxi forest coverage rate to reach 45 pct by 2020

The forest coverage rate of northwest China's Shaanxi Province will reach 45 percent by 2020, according to Shaanxi forestry bureau.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/21 17:39:15