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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

Tibet receives high-profile environmental inspection

China's central authorities dispatched an inspection team to review environmental protection work in Tibet Autonomous Region Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:07:35

6.5-magnitude quake hits South China Sea: CENC

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the waters of South China Sea at 1:28 p.m. Friday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 13:51:39

China to launch new round of environmental inspections

China will soon launch a new round of central environmental inspections covering eight provincial-level areas, as the country finishes nationwide investigations into local environmental protection efforts, according to an official statement Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/7 15:53:39

China issues warning for mountain torrents

The Ministry of Water Resources and the China Meteorological Administration issued an alert Thursday for mountain torrents in the country's north region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 8:00:34

Water diversion benefits Beijing residents

China's south-to-north water diversion project has benefited more than 11 million people in Beijing, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 7:48:54

Over 4,660 officials blamed for lax environmental efforts

China has held over 4,660 officials accountable for their poor environmental protection work after the latest round of inspections, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 7:48:37

China streamlines environmental regulation on construction projects

China has revised a regulation on environmental protection of construction projects, streamlining administrative procedures, according to a State Council decree signed by Premier Li Keqiang.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 17:53:00

Regulation enacted to further protect Sanjiangyuan National Park

A regulation on Sanjiangyuan National Park, the first of China's new national park system, took effect on Tuesday, aimed at better protecting the headwaters of three rivers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 16:16:01