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NewsReleaseWire: Pollution: A High Price For Growth

From Pacific countries are facing huge environmental challenges caused by rapid urbanization, fast economic growth, and inadequate infrastructure, World Bank experts said in two recent reports released ahead of Earth Day 2005. “East Asia’s economy is growing more quickly than any other region, but improvements in human welfare are being offset by serious environmental […]

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News24: Volunteers clean up Everest

From Tibetan mountaineers and a team of volunteers have begun a six-week clean up of Mount Everest, where tons of rubbish has been dumped by expeditions, state media said Monday. The team is scaling the world’s highest peak from the Chinese side and will spend until World Environment Day in early June collecting garbage, […]

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Triple Pundit: Chinese Companies Greener than Expected

From the Triple Pundit: According to the World Wildlife Fund, most Chinese companies are more environmentally aware than expected. This is great news given the typically gloomy outlook for China’s pollution problems, and indeed the world’s. The survey also showed that 22 per cent of respondents are implementing tougher environment standards than legally required, with […]

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Xinhua: New NGO founded to rally all Chinese people against worsening pollution

From Xinhua Online: China saw the All China Environment Federation, a non-governmental organization (NGO) with the most extensive variety of members designed to protect the environment, founded here on Friday. The federation, which includes government officials, other environmentalist social organizations, enterprises and ecologists,is expected to serve as a bridge linking the public and the government […]

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