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  1. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Trees in Paradise, by Jared Farmer

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by NYT

    ... counties and became a symbol of the state's Edenic climate. The same too for palms, an essential part of the city skyline. Overall the wealth of research makes this an important addition ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Fears over expanded paraxylene projects as Beijing decentralises approval process

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 09:06am by Li Jing

    ... to city- or county-level environmental bureaus to make the process less bureaucratic. Ma said local environmental bureaus were not independent from their governments. PX projects have been a major ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Over 1,000 deads ducks found in Sichuan river

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 08:04pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The decomposed bodies of more than a thousand ducks have been found on a river in Pengshan county, Sichuan, following the dumping of more than 10,000 pigs in the Huangpu River in Shanghai earlier this month. Even though the dead ducks were first discovered almost a week ago, most county residents said the local government had not told them ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Killer disease turns starfish to slime

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:18am by Reuters

    ... to Orange County, California, and the mortality rates have been higher than ever seen before, Raimondi said. In one surveyed tide pool in Santa Cruz during the current outbreak, 90 to 95 per cent ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Plenum push towards 'greener' economy faces challenges

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Li Jing

    ... an "ecological red line" to limit exploitation of natural resources. And poorer counties in ecologically fragile areas will no longer be required to meet their growth targets. Dr Xia Guang, director ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen uranium plant is scrapped after thousands take part in protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 11:27am by Minnie Chan, He Huifeng

    ... to respect the public opinion and will not consider CNNC's Longwan industrial park project," the city government, a county-level city under the administration of Jiangmen, said ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Apples grow black in China's 'Coal City'

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 04:02pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com An apple a day will not be keeping the doctor at bay. Such is the case, at least, in the infamously polluted coal town of Huailai county, Zhangjiakou, sometimes known as "Coal City" of northern China's Hebei province. Villagers say apples that grow here have “genetically” adopted a permanent blackish tone instead of their once ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hunan villagers refuse to drink tap water deemed 'safe'

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 03:17pm by Ernest Kao

    ... of Changshou in Hunan province’s Pingjiang county have refused to drink local tap water for years despite quality control tests showing no evidence of contamination, the People’s Daily reported ... a long-time habit of drinking it," he said. According to Wu Jinan, deputy director of the Pingjiang Environmental Protection Bureau, the source of the county’s groundwater comes from Miluo River. ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese drive to create vast vineyards spark concern

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in the administrative office of Danba county, Ganzi, said that while the protection of pandas was important, the benefits of vineyards were immediate and irresistible. The county has a large Tibetan population, ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Kunming residents sceptical after 'chemical plant still at planning stage'

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing, He Huifeng

    ... plan for residents living near an industrial zone in the county-level city of Anning, under Kunming. "The project is feasible if relative pollution-treatment measures are carried ...




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