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China tackles waste problem at Mt. Qomolangma campsites

A huge clean-up campaign has been launched by Tibet Autonomous Region, southwest China, to remove the waste and debris left by hikers at campsites across the high-altitude area of Mount Qomolangma.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/11 13:58:00

Tibet bans crossing of nature reserve

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has banned visitors from passing through a state nature reserve to access other areas, as an environmental protection measure.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 14:41:56

China's sandy weather to weaken

The national observatory said Saturday the sandy and dusty weather in China will weaken in force, but some areas will still be hit by sandstorms.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 10:55:13

Gale hits northern part of China

Photo taken on May 5, 2017 shows dust shrouded buildings in Linfen City, north China's Shanxi Province. A gale hit northern part of China Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 8:33:28

Beijing pledges zero tolerance to fake environmental data

Beijing's environment authorities on Friday vowed zero tolerance to falsification of environmental figures, after Net users complained that mist cannons, or the "magic smog cleaner," are used around the capital's air quality monitoring stations so that the data gathered will be more "satisfying."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/5 23:28:39

Air pollution more than half of environmental complaints in China

The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) received information from more than 88,000 members of the public about pollution in the first quarter of 2017, with air pollution topping complaints, it said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/5 8:27:48

$13.7b earmarked to control sources of sandstorms hitting Beijing, Tianjin

Beijing on Thursday released the year's first blue alert for sandstorms, as sand and dust swept over the capital, obscuring visibility and seriously polluting the air.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 17:08:39

Sandstorms sweep through northern China

A sandstorm swept over large swathes of north China including Beijing on Thursday, turning the sky yellow and obscuring visibility.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/4 14:05:43

Neutron research can facilitate stress tests of vehicles, enhancing safety

China's top science authority has announced that the construction of the China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) has been finished in Dongguan, South China's Guangdong Province, and the equipment is now being installed and tested.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 17:23:39

Water firm slams critics of planned factory in Russia

A Chinese mineral water company planning to build a bottled water factory near Lake Baikal in Russia denied that its construction would damage the local ecology, calling the petition against its construction "groundless."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 22:53:39

China seeks breakthroughs in combatting smog

China will increase research on smog in its battle against air pollution in Beijing and surrounding areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 22:59:46

National park to be built on Qinghai-Tibet plateau

China is going to build a national park on western China's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, scientists involved in the project said Monday, adding that a second research project in the region will begin in June.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 23:38:39

China dispatches high-profile environment inspection teams

China's central government has organized a third group of inspection teams to review local government environmental protection work.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 21:48:33

Tianjin begins to clean up sewage pit

The municipal government of North China's Tianjin announced on Friday that it has taken measures to clean up a recently publicized sewage pit and promised to eradicate the problem before the end of July, after media coverage triggered public outcry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/22 0:13:39

Sewage pits to be cleaned up in North China county

Pictures of the contaminated pools in North China’s Hebei province went viral on April 18, 2017 after a report from an environment organization disclosed the pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/21 9:48:06

Chinese air pollution inspectors find problems in 285 companies

China's environmental authority found 285 companies in violation of standards during the latest round of air pollution inspection.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 21:57:10

Shanghai sees hottest April day in 120 years: officials

Temperatures in Shanghai rose to a record-breaking 31.2 C Saturday, the hottest April the city has experienced in 120 years, according to the Shanghai meteorological service.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 21:38:39

Biota preservation

The Department of Land and Resources of Southwest China's Guizhou Province said that it is applying for the designation of Guizhou's Weng'an biota as a national park, according to the Ministry of Land and Resources on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/14 23:53:39