Chemical factory causes citizen reaction
Despite assurances of environmental safety, experts and locals alike are wary about a petrochemical plant planned for west China's Three Gorges Reservoir area.
Birth defects across country on the rise
"Chemical and toxic emissions impact the health of the parents, so it is likely they also impact the health of an unborn baby," said Ren Aiguo, director of the reproductive health institute at Peking University.
birth defect   |  environmental pollution   |  resolution
Pets on holiday, too
If you've already made family travel plans ahead of your child's new school year or for the upcoming National Day holiday, these provisions also need to involve a special member of the family.
Pet ownership   |   One-dog policy  |   Walking dogs
Angry villagers stage lead poisoning protest
Several hundred villagers in northwest China's Shaanxi Province broke into a smelting plant Monday to protest the lead poisoning of more than 600 children.
Relocation | Lead poisoning | Smelting plant closed
Beijing 'cat woman' calls for laws to protect animals
Grandmother Ding Shiying has more than 200 "kids" - dogs and cats hanging around in her 160-square-meter courtyard house in central Beijing.
Cute kitties  | Cats saved | Draft law for animals
Infrared cameras take snapshots of wild animals
The Huaping Nature Reserve in Guilin recently announced that seven infrared cameras donated by a Hong Kong botanical garden had produced many snapshots of rare wild animals.
Experts' opinion  | Other rare species | Protection Training
Drought cause in Kumtag Desert found
Scientists have discovered the cause of extreme drought in Kumtag Desert in Xinjiang. They also called for protection of the rare Bactrian camel living there.
Desert expanding | Wind monitoring | Earlier expedition
The 'green' charm of red Jinggang Mountain
While today's Jinggang Mountain is not just "holy" but also "green", it is not only the cradle of Chinese revolution, but also a vast national forest park.
Jinggangshan | Red tourism | Natural beauty
What to do with used batteries?
The recycling of used batteries is not a new topic to the Chinese public. But attitudes to the problems they pose might have to undergo some change.
Recycling industry | Waste separation | E-waste recycling
Thailand issues fourth warning on storm 'Ketsana'
Thailand's Meteorological Department on Tuesday warned residents in 18 provinces of heavy rains and flash floods as tropical storm Ketsana is expected to reach the country's northeast region Wednesday.
Leaders urged to turn rhetoric into action ahead of Copenhagen meeting
World leaders pledged last week to step up efforts to reach a UN deal to fight climate change, but they will have to match rhetoric with rapid action to break a crippling deadlock before a December deadline.
- Climate change must be addressed within framework of sustainable development: Bhutan
- Rain-free day on Oct 1 in the works
- DR Congo says effects of climate change visible
- Kestana strengthened to typhoon approaching Hainan
- New round of UN climate change talks kicks off in Bangkok
- Reducing emissions and dealing with climate change, together
- Tropical storm Kestana brings strong gale to Hainan
- Rabies poses major health threat: Govt
- Antidote to poisoning polluters
- 2 tigons born in southern China wildlife park
- Village finds alternative to coal for heating
- China likely to cut energy use per unit of GDP by 5%
- China issues alert on approaching tropical storm Kestana
- Fanged frog, 162 other new species found in Mekong Delta
- New energy source found in tundras
- China's 'chimney worship' to low-carbon trend
- Change in the air demands action
- Animal killings arouse controversy
- China's green policy lauded at UN Climate Summit
- China, UK, Switzerland to cooperate on climate project
- China's active climate policy thread of hope to Copenhagen talks
- Islands urge rich to limit emissions
- US green industry lauds China's plan of carbon intensity cut
- Hu vows deep cut of carbon intensity by 2020
- UN concludes summit on climate change with call for action
- Village has fill of dirty landfills
- China the root of tree goal
- China's 26th Antarctic exploration to start on Oct. 11
- Recession to push down CO2 emissions, says IEA
- China's energy-saving efforts lauded
- Stage set for debut of China's stand on climate
- Torrential rains leave 3 dead in SW China city
- Pandas relocated during Sichuan quake to return home by 2012: official
- Cold front to sweep north China
- Quake-hit Sichuan to rebuild panda's habitat
- UN climate summit to lay all cards on table
- Beijing's air quality best in decade: official
- Autumn drought causes 1.5m people short of drinking water
- Protest against suspected lead pollution continues
- Strong earthquake hits near Mindoro, Philippines
- 80 kids suffer lead poisoning in E China
- China plants trees to tackle climate change
- China to curb production overcapacity amid green efforts
- Gov't sends disaster relief teams to typhoon-hit Guangdong
- China issues regulation to curb marine pollution by ships
- Oil companies cough up for spills
- An economist rises to the green challenge
- Fast-melting glaciers puzzle scientists
- Clean energy hot topics of G20 meeting
- Hu to voice stance on climate change at G20 summits
- Typhoon Koppu bringing rain storms to S. China
- Typhoon Koppu moves away from HK, storm signal downgraded
- China committed to peaceful nuclear policy
- Wildfires destroy 1,500 hectares of land in Ecuador
- China begins raising Three Gorges reservoir level to 175m
- IAEA General Conference convenes in Vienna
- China mulls plans to curb rare earth smuggling
- China's power consumption rises for first time this year
- 3 people confirmed dead in landslide in NW China
- China breeds rare carp species for protection
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- China, US benefit from clean energy
NGO Events Calendar Tips
- The Eco Design Fair 2009
- Environmental English Training (EET) class
- Hand in hand to protect endangered animals and plants
- Changchun, Mini-marathon Aimed at Protecting Siberian Tiger
- Green Earth Documentary Salon
World Fights A/H1N1 flu
The pandemic fear grips the world as the virus spreads from Mexico to the US, Europe and as far as China.
Sichuan Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted Sichuan Province at 2:28 PM on May 12.

UN meets on climate change
The UN Climate Change Conference brought together representatives of over 180 countries and observers from various organizations.
National Climate Change Program
China's first global warming policy initiative issued on June 4 in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Laws & Regulations
- Law of the People's Republic of China on Conserving Energy
- Fire Control Law of the People's Republic of China
- Forestry Law of the People's Republic of China
- Meteorology Law of the People's Republic of China
- Law on Protecting Against and Mitigating Earthquake Disasters
State Environmental Protection Administration
Ministry of Water Resources
Ministry of Land and Resources
China Environmental Industry Network
Chengdu Giant Panda Research Base