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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

China's carbon trading pilot boosts emissions control

China's carbon trading system has enabled the country to reach its 2020 carbon emissions target in 2017, China's special representative on climate change has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/27 17:35:59

China deepens Lancang-Mekong environmental protection cooperation

The Lancang-Mekong Environmental Protection Center has been inaugurated in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/22 18:13:26

Profs urge greater voice in academic platform

Professors called for greater participation in data sharing after China's first comprehensive academic mapping platform was launched on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/21 23:13:41

Yangtze River bank better protected with new Nanjing regulation

A new regulation on the environment protection of Yangtze River bank will go into effect on April 10 in the city of Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:56:07

China launches new mechanism to protect marine ecology

China has initiated a pilot mechanism of appointing "gulf chiefs" to tackle pollution on coastlines and offshore areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:51:39

Maintenance inspection completed at source of water diversion project

A maintenance inspection has been completed at Danjiangkou reservoir, the water source for the middle route of China's south-to-north water diversion project, the operator said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 16:07:57

Migratory birds begin to head north as spring arrives

Over 100,000 birds have started leaving a wetland in southwest China's Guizhou Province for their breeding grounds in the north.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 8:29:32

US university report hails China's progress in improving air quality

An American university has hailed the Chinese government's efforts in combating pollution in the country, which Chinese analysts said are mainly due to the joint effort of many forces.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 17:03:42

China winning war against pollution: US study

Chinese cities combating smog have significantly cut serious air pollution in the past four years, a study by a University of Chicago team has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/14 8:16:28

Tianjin to take measures against new round of air pollution

North China's Tianjin Municipality will adopt emergency measures to deal with air pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 13:55:34

China in no hurry to approve GM crops for food, says MOA

China has not yet approved a single genetically modified crop to be grown for food, China's agriculture authority reiterated on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 23:18:39

South China Sea marine park proposed

A national park in the South China Sea is needed to better preserve the marine ecology in the region, deputies from China's top legislature said Tuesday on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC).
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:18:39

China to invest $1.6 billion in panda national park

China plans to invest at least 10 billion yuan ($1.58 billion) in five years to build a Giant Panda National Park to help the endangered animals mingle and enrich their gene pool.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 19:58:39

More actions to be taken to build a Beautiful China

China will cut sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions by 3 percent and achieve a continuous decline in PM2.5 density in key areas, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday when delivering a government work report at the annual parliamentary session.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 8:17:20

China to step up protection of endangered big cats

China called for increased protection of endangered feline species ahead of World Wildlife Day, which falls on March 3.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/2 7:07:06

Chinese marine observatory in Maldives not for military: analysts

China's marine cooperation with the Maldives carries no military purpose and the Indian media's exaggerated reports stem from jealousy of Chinese cooperation with South Asian countries, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 23:03:40

China releases Antarctic guideline to curb eco-footprint

China has released a guideline on protecting the environment and ecology of Antarctica by regulating Chinese tourist and research activities on the continent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/10 20:43:39