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Large flock of endangered storks spotted around China-Russia border lake

Xingkai Lake, a border lake between China and Russia, has seen the arrival of the largest population of endangered oriental white storks this year. Great efforts have been made in recent years to improve the eco-system in the lake area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/11 14:19:21

Tibetan medical student inherits and promotes ancient heritage

Doctor Lama'ala's consulting room is always the busiest one in the Beijing Hospital of Tibetan Medicine.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 20:53:42

Chinese vets perform world's first snow leopard cataract surgery

Chinese veterinarians successfully completed the world's first cataract surgery on a snow leopard on Tuesday in Northwest China's Qinghai Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/28 20:48:40

China contributes to global ecological protection: report

China has increased its forest area and reversed its land degradation, contributing to the protection of the global ecosystem and environment, a report said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/24 12:37:59

The journey of finding superheavy elements is both collaboration and competition: Oganessian

Dubna is a sacred place for many scientists around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 19:03:40

Top Russian nuclear university eyes future cooperation with China

A top Russian institute on nuclear research has welcomed its first two Chinese students in recent years. The school also cooperates with Chinese universities and sees more chances for cooperation in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 18:38:40

Funds, resources allocated in Dahua of China's Guangxi to improve living environment

Funds, resources allocated in Dahua of China's Guangxi to improve living environment
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/17 14:19:04

China owns 2,750 natural reserves

China owns 2,750 natural reserves
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/17 14:03:11

Paper firm probed for polluting desert reserve

Authorities in Northwest China is investigating a local paper company that had discharged waste into the Tengger Desert, one of China's largest deserts, and covered the case for 20 years due to unclear administrative jurisdiction.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/11 23:23:40

Beijing's uphill battle against smog useful for Delhi to study: scholar

China's remarkable achievements in reducing and managing air pollution could be educational for India, Chinese environmental scholars told the Global Times on Monday after the densely populated capital of the South Asian nation declared smog alerts this week.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 21:58:40

Chinese experts disagree with sea level threat to wipe out Shanghai by 2050

New research shows that sea levels are rising faster than expected, and by 2050, some of the greatest coastal cities, including Shanghai, will be wiped out. But some Chinese experts said the rise is not as fast, though they admitted global warming poses a huge challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 22:33:40

Xi stresses role of traditional Chinese medicine for "Healthy China"

Chinese President Xi Jinping has underlined the important role of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in building "Healthy China."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/25 17:29:35

Northern China desert sets example in combating desertification

Kubuqi Desert was once known as "the forbidden zone of life," and "sea of death." Grass could not grow in Kubuqi, and almost no one lived there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 20:43:43

China issues anti-pollution plan for north region

Chinese authorities published a comprehensive plan to control air pollution in Beijing, Tianjin, North China's Hebei Province as well as surrounding areas which could experience heavy air pollution in autumn and winter.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 22:18:40

Changting people turn bare mountains into national park

In the 1940s, the area of soil erosion in Changting county, East China's Fujian Province, was nearly 1.5 million mu (1,000 square kilometers), covering one third of the county's land area.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 18:48:40

China's homemade icebreaker makes maiden voyage to Antarctica

China's first domestically made polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, started its maiden voyage to the Antarctic from the city of Shenzhen in South China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/10/15 18:47:49

Beijing set to enforce new strict garbage sorting rules, fine violators

Beijing will soon enforce new trash sorting rules that may call for fines of 200 yuan ($28.30) to individuals who refuse to properly dispose of their waste, while giving restaurants and hotels up to 5,000 yuan if they provide disposable products to customers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 18:13:28

Tiny, endangered jellyfish thrive in wastewater treatment facility

An extremely rare species of freshwater jellyfish the size of a penny, that has existed for 550 million years and predates dinosaurs, was recently spotted in an advanced wastewater treatment facility in South China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 16:11:25