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Green development concept should be spread to every corner of world: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday that he hopes the green development concept embodied by the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing should be spread to every corner of the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 21:07:58

Xi attends opening of International Horticultural Exhibition

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday attended the opening ceremony of the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 21:06:24

Fish oil supplementation can protect heart against air pollution

A new study by Chinese researchers shows that taking fish oil can protect heart health against exposure to PM2.5, a key indicator of air pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/27 14:56:57

Training of captive giant pandas to go into the wild yields results, but not without setbacks

Giant pandas are a cultural icon and a source of national pride in China, the only country that is home to these cuddly creatures. China has spent decades perfecting breeding methods in a bid to save these highly endangered animals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 15:48:51

Decades of forestation efforts see rich results in Xinjiang

The artificial oasis area in Xinjiang has expanded to five times the size of in the 1950s after consistent efforts over a long period.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:28:40

China's power generation up 4.2 pct in Q1

China's power generation climbed 4.2 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2019, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 23:21:21

China to build Guangdong's Hengqin District into international tourism island

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently unveiled the Construction Plan for Hengqin International Recreation Island. According to the plan, China will develop the Hengqin District in southern Guangdong Province into an international tourism island in its efforts to further integrate the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 18:26:33

Chinese solar power operators face more pressure than wind farms: Fitch

Chinese solar power companies face more pressure than wind farms due to heavier financial burdens, according to a report by Fitch Ratings.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 17:49:26

Beijing sets more than 1,000 dust monitoring sites

Beijing has set up a surveillance network to monitor coarse particles in 1,020 sites, to help reduce 6.5 tonnes of dust per sq km every month this year, local authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/16 21:06:28

Vice premier urges more efforts on national afforestation and greening

China should make down-to-earth efforts to promote the forming of a new development pattern on national afforestation and greening cause that are scientific and reasonable, Vice Premier Han Zheng said at a meeting Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/13 13:07:44

Three Gorges reservoir diverts water to lower reaches of Yangtze River

The Three Gorges reservoir diverted over 10 billion cubic meters of water to the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/11 17:23:20

China develops water cycle detection system for accurate weather forecast

Chinese scientists have developed a comprehensive and reliable water cycle detection system, which facilitates the observation and forecast of extreme weather.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/11 17:22:33

Most of China's rice fields suitable for water saving irrigation: research

Chinese researchers have disclosed that over 94 percent of the country's rice fields are suitable for water saving irrigation (WSI).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/11 17:17:33

Joint efforts increase environmental protection of China's Lugu Lake

Naka Drolma is a guesthouse operator and is also in charge of almost everything around her hotel, which is located by the Lugu Lake in Lijiang City, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 17:08:19

Shaanxi to rule out villa projects on Qinling in new legislation

Northwest China's Shaanxi Province pledged to prohibit agritourism and rural family inns in the core protection zones of the Qinling Mountains in a new draft submitted to the provincial standing committee of the people's congress on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/29 15:06:51

China uses drones to protect ancient grottoes

In an effort to better protect ancient relics remotely located in deep mountains and forests, experts are turning to drones for assistance.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/25 16:53:19

China to step up flood control in 2019: minister

China will step up flood control efforts this year as extreme weather will likely become more frequent, the Minister of Water Resources E Jingping said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 17:29:55

China vows to win battle against pollution

In the face of an economic slowdown and employment pressure, China has reaffirmed its determination to win the tough battle against pollution and pledged that boosting the economy will not come at the price of a degraded environment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 23:18:40