February 6, 2014 7:59 PM
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October 9, 2013 2:29 PM
Martin Patience at BBC News reports that a resource boom in Inner Mongolia has brought pollution, scarred the grasslands, and threatened the nomadic
While China is home to around 25% of the world’s proven reserves of rare-earth elements (REE), lowest estimates claim they produce more
January 9, 2014 2:55 PM
Despite persistent buzz about its ambitions in the Arctic, most of China’s polar resources are directed towards Antarctica. At The Economist’s
November 8, 2013 4:37 PM
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