In July, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled against China’s claims to...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 28, 2011
A pioneering biodiversity project in southern China is under threat from forest fire, with flames leaping as high as 30 metres. From The Guardian: The project – which was launched about five years ago by the German biologist...
by Zhaohua Li | Sep 20, 2007
Notwithstanding its protection of charismatic megafauna (i.e., big charming animals like the panda), China has done a terrible job preserving biodiversity. With the Chinese River Dolphin (ÁôΩÈ±ÄË±ö ) now functionally extinct, Asia Times comes through with an informative summary of the country’s failure to protect animal life within its borders: China has one of the […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 30, 2007
From ChinaDialogue: Scientists think there are around 320,000 different plant species on Earth – and China is home to around 10% of them. It is a treasure-house of biodiversity, yet it is growing and industrialising at breakneck speed. The pressure on China’s plant life is intense, as agriculture and industry demand ever more land. More […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”