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Chinese residents concerned over NK nuclear tests, fallout

Chinese residents continued to express concern over nuclear fallout, even as Chinese environmental officials said North Korea's sixth nuclear test had no effect on China's environment or health.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 23:38:40

China on blue alert for Typhoon Guchol

China's national observatory on Wednesday issued a blue alert for Typhoon Guchol, which is expected to affect waters near southeastern provinces.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 8:34:25

China cracks down on illegal fishing to protect marine environment

Police in Dalian, a major port in China's northeast, have been busy over the past few weeks patrolling ports and harbors to monitor illegal fishing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 17:46:31

Twin lion cubs, abandoned by mother, now in good health

Twin lion cubs are being cared for at a zoo in Kunming City, the capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Sept. 4, 2017. The mother lion gave up the twins, which are in good health after intensive care at the zoo.
Source: | 2017/9/5 14:26:42

Number of elks increases in E China's nature reserve

Elks are seen at the Dafeng National Nature Reserve for Elk in Yancheng City, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 3, 2017. The nature reserve has seen its number of elks increasing from only 39 in 1986 to more than 4,100 this year
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/5 14:24:41

Chinese province approves action plan to protect Yangtze

Central China's Hubei Province has approved an action plan which aims at reducing pollution and protecting the environment along the Yangtze, China's longest river.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/4 16:30:23

Coal pits in Qinghai nature reserve to be restored to protect ecology

Coal pits in the Sanjiangyuan National Reserve will be fully reclaimed before October, the local government said in a recent update, after a media report saying that coal mining damaged local ecology went viral.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 22:58:39

Number of Tibetan macaques keeps increasing

Dobrgyal feeds Tibetan macaque in the ecological reserve at Gongbo'gyamda County of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region Aug. 27, 2017. The number of the Tibetan macaques in the reserve kept increasing thanks to Dobrgyal, a forest keeper in the area, who has been working also as the only breeder in the past 16 years to the now 2,800 Tibetan macaques that attract more tourists for the reserve.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/31 14:39:48

China's Hoh Xil connected to the Internet

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 1, 2016 shows the Sonam Dargye protection station in Hoh Xil, northwest China's Qinghai Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/30 13:39:24

Xi stresses efforts to build ecological civilization

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed ongoing efforts in building an ecological civilization by adhering to green development concepts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/29 14:26:34

Scenery of marshland in Ali in SW China

Spotted geese are seen in a marshland in Ali of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Aug. 26, 2017. Ali, an almost virgin land on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, is home for large variety of wild animals.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/29 14:24:34

China targets 15 pct decrease in PM 2.5 this winter

China's environmental protection authority announced Thursday that 28 northern cities are aiming to lower a major air pollution indicator by at least 15 percent this coming winter.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/25 0:22:46

Two Chinese jailed for killing protected deer

Two men in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region have received jail terms for killing protected forest musk deer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/24 13:11:03

Hol Xil: Ideal habitat for Tibetan animals

Auxiliary police officer Xie Ancheng plays with a Tibetan antelope in Hoh Xil in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Aug. 15, 2017. Hol Xil has an average altitude of over 4,600 meters, making it an ideal habitat for Tibetan antelopes, kiangs and other animals. It was enlisted as one of the UNESCO's World Natural Heritages in July 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/24 9:36:52

China implements coordinated control of PM2.5 and O3

China will implement a plan to control the country's major air pollutants, PM2.5 and ozone (O3), the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/23 7:47:44

China warns of geological disasters in some regions

Meteorological authorities Thursday warned of possible geological disasters in southwestern China as heavy rain is expected in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 1:59:32

NE China county introduces environment friendly planting system

A pattern is seen in a rice field in Sishilidian Village of Changxin Town, Helan County of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Aug. 16, 2017. Helan, a rice producing county near the Yellow River, is introducing a more environment friendly planting system that incorporates fish culture in the paddy field, using less fertilizer and pesticide. Meanwhile a series of field patterns are created to boost the local tourism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 11:39:14

Qiandaohu Lake in China's Zhejiang under stricter protection

Workers clean the surface of the Qiandaohu Lake in Chun'an County of east China's Zhejiang Province Aug. 16, 2017. The lake, a famous scenic spot, is under stricter protection now as the local government issued a zero emission policy according to which garbage disposal, residents' waste water and vehicle emission are under tighter control.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 11:22:39