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Top legislature inspects air pollution control in Hebei

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, has sent a team to north China's Hebei Province to inspect the implementation of the Air Pollution Control Law.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/27 21:28:20

China clamps down on smuggled waste from abroad

Chinese media and society hailed the ban on imported waste as "new era's Humen Opium Destruction" as customs authorities conducted a nationwide campaign against trash smuggling.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 18:48:40

China completes deepest land drill

China has completed constructing its latest drill site, a technological breakthrough that unlocked climate development during the Cretaceous Period and would also help China in energy exploration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 14:58:39

China to strengthen biodiversity conservation supervision

China will strengthen biodiversity conservation supervision and biodiversity research to protect important natural ecosystems and wildlife, the environmental protection watchdog said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/23 0:56:32

China's ecological renewal model an inspiration to the world: UNEP chief

The ecological transformation model adopted by a rapidly industrializing China in the recent past could serve as an inspiration to developing countries grappling with climate change, pollution and habitats depletion, Erik Solheim, the Executive Director of UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/19 8:56:39

Beijing police confiscate 418 wild birds

Beijing forestry police have confiscated a total of 418 wild birds in a campaign targeting illegal hunting and trade of wild birds across the capital city, according to local authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 20:44:09

Procuratorial office set up for Sanjiangyuan environmental protection

An office has been established in northwest China's Qinghai Province to deal with environmental protection cases in the Sanjiangyuan area.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 7:44:36

Cameras capture wild panda cubs in former quake site

Wildlife monitoring cameras have captured a pair of wild panda cubs in a natural reserve in an earthquake-hit region of southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 14:24:29

Signs of wild Amur leopards reported in Jilin

Authorities in northeast China's Jilin Province have found signs of a critically endangered leopard subspecies.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 14:19:16

Fijian youths urged to fight against climate change

The Fijian government on Friday urged its youths to stand up in the fight against climate change and global warming -- not only as advocates but also as champions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/11 17:48:18

Over 1,000 snow leopards live in Sanjiangyuan area

The number of snow leopards in the Sanjiangyuan area, the source of China's major rivers, now exceeds 1,000, experts have estimated.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 16:37:17

China starts targeted crackdown on solid waste pollution

China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Wednesday launched a targeted crackdown on solid waste pollution following frequent cases of the illegal disposal of harmful materials in several regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 16:30:03

China's environment watchdog talks with local officials on air pollution

China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) held talks on Thursday with leading government officials in three cities in north China that failed to meet air improvement targets.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/4 0:43:30

South China base for deep-sea vessels under discussion

A South China base for deep-sea research vessels is under discussion and pending approval for completion in Hainan Province by 2019, project organizers said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 23:03:41

Beijing issues yellow alert for air pollution

Beijing issued a yellow alert for air pollution Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:06:08

China's terrestrial ecosystems play key role in carbon sink: research

China's terrestrial ecosystems, including forests, shrub lands and farmlands, have played an important role in storing carbon emissions over the past decades, Chinese research has shown.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 7:54:19

Air quality monitor readings tampered in 6 provinces

Chinese authorities vowed to make those who fake environment data criminally liable, after local officials in seven cities were found to have interfered with the monitoring of air quality stations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/29 22:08:41

Smog returns to North China following cleaner winter skies

Heavy smog has blanketed North China's Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region since Monday as spring temperatures rise.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 17:53:39