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.
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.
Going far and wide to predict climate change
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
Features & Analyses >>
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
In Pictures >>
Tropical storm Kestana to hit S China's Hainan
Kestana will continue strengthening and would hit southern coastal areas of Hainan or pass through the southern coast of Hainan to lash coastal regions in Vietnam on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Twin tigons enjoy life in wildlife park
A male Manchurian tiger and a female African lion gave birth to twin tigons in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, on Sept. 1, 2009.
Bird's eye view of N China's Inner Mongolia
The local eco-environment has witnessed a great improvement in the Greater Khingan range of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
This dog walks like a kangaroo ... on two legs
A Chongqing resident's pet dog goes for a walk with its master every morning. And like his master, the dog, too, walks upright on two legs.
Health & Green Living
- Rabies poses major health threat: Govt
- Traffic noise linked with blood pressure: study
- China issues 1st warrant for A/H1N1 flu vaccination
- A/H1N1 cases in colleges, high schools growing
- HK reserves antiviral treatment for high risk flu patients
Policies & Announcements
- Water quality improvement still major task for China: Ministry
- Gov't sends disaster relief teams to typhoon-hit Guangdong
- China issues regulation to curb marine pollution by ships
- Three Gorges Project spending within budget
- Pollution tax will not be levied
- Change in the air demands action
- The new age of electric vehicles will drive a better, greener life
- Shedding sunlight on climate talks
- Working toward a climate-smart future
- China a leader pushing for Copenhagen deal
Reports & Review
- Clean energy to create more jobs than coal: Study
- World oil demand to resume growth in 2010: report
- Floods affect 600,000 people across West Africa: UN reports
- Climate change mitigation offers growth chances: UN report
- Report: Dead Sea losing water more rapidly
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
Ministry of Environmental Protection
Ministry of Water Resources
Ministry of Land and Resources
China Environmental Industry Network
Chengdu Giant Panda Research Base