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China renews blue alert for rainstorms

China's national weather observatory continued its blue alert for rainstorms on Tuesday, as heavy rain is expected in parts of north China and some areas in the south over the next 24 hours.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 11:15:39

Database of deep-sea bacteria built

China has built the world's largest database of deep-sea bacteria amid the country's increasing efforts to promote oceanic study and conservation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 22:48:40

China releases Yangzte environmental protection plan

The Chinese government has released an environmental protection plan covering the Yangtze River Economic Belt, the latest move to protect the country's longest river from pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/22 15:29:14

Environment of reserve improved for black-necked cranes in China's Tibet

A black-necked crane looks after its chicks after they hatched in the Qiangtang nature reserve, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 24, 2017. Flocks of black-necked cranes fly here to breed as the environment of reserve has been improved in recent years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 15:58:01

China desalinates nearly 1.2 mln tonnes of seawater daily: report

The daily output of China's 131 seawater desalination projects reached more than 1.18 million tonnes by the end of 2016, according to an official report released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/19 17:17:12

China enhances flood control

China has entered a crucial period for flood control as many areas in the country have been stricken by floods or heavy rains in the past week, the authorities said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/11 22:03:39

Wave energy device passes regulatory test for application

China has made vital progress in developing wave energy devices which make it possible to generate electricity when the wave is less than half a meter high, laying the foundation for wave power generation in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/10 23:43:40

Northwest China salt lake expands, threatening environment

Concern is growing over the damage the continuous expansion of the salt lake in Northwest China's Hoh Xil region is causing to the surrounding ecological environment and infrastructure.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 21:33:39

Observation network for seas requires further study

China's undersea observation network in the East China and South China seas requires further study and more experience, according to experts involved in the network development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 22:43:39

A sea of clouds envelops Huoshan county after heavy rain in E China

Huoshan county, East China’s Anhui Province, is shrouded in a sea of clouds resembling a fairyland after a rainstorm.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/6 16:16:44

China cracks down on pollution in imported waste processing

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection said Tuesday it had launched a special campaign to crack down on pollution in imported waste processing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/4 16:38:23

China's desert greening inspires world: UNEP

China's success in reforesting a major desert, which was once the source of frequent sandstorms in north China, has provided ideas for other countries battling desertification, a senior UN official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 17:20:02

China appoints new minister of environmental protection

China's top legislature appointed Li Ganjie as Minister of Environmental Protection on Tuesday, replacing Chen Jining.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 17:17:33

UN wants China to provide world with desertification control technology

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has pledged to extend Chinese experience and technology in combating desertification and land degradation to other countries.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/6/26 13:51:47

Torrential rain affects 390,000 people in C. China

Torrential rain lashed parts of central China's Hunan and Hubei provinces over the past two days, with flooding affecting at least 390,000 people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/24 6:45:15

China renews yellow alert for heavy rain

China's national weather observatory continued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Friday, as heavy rain is expected across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 15:30:25

S.China Sea increasingly polluted: ocean authorities

Parts of the South China Sea are increasingly polluted, the Chinese authorities said in an annual communiqué, with many coastal ecosystems now in an unhealthy condition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 18:38:39

Chinese lawmakers weigh new law to tackle soil pollution

Over three years after China declared war on pollution, lawmakers began reviewing a draft legislation for the country's first soil pollution prevention and control law on Thursday to head off rising public concerns over environmental costs of decades of rapid growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 13:49:38