The tension between development and environmental protection in China has been most keenly felt in...
by Paulina Hartono | Mar 15, 2009
A Boxun.com user posted photos of the gradually diminishing Lake Baiyangdian, the largest lake in Northern China. About thirty years ago, the lake was encircled by reed thickets and was teeming with life. However, after the...
by Kate Zhao | Jan 23, 2008
Following a debilitating algae bloom on Lake Tai in Wuxi last year, Chinese authorities have vowed to clean up their act. From the New York Times: The State Council, China’s cabinet, ordered strict regulation of the release of wastewater, the closing of heavily polluting factories near lakes, the improvement of sewage treatment facilities and strict […]
by Sophia Cao | Nov 4, 2006
From Xinhua News Agency via China Environmental News Digest: Nearly 1,000 lakes have disappeared over the past 50 years, an average rate of 20 lakes lost each year, said Zhu Guangyao, Vice Minister of State Environmental Protection Administration of China, on Wednesday. Zhu revealed the figure at the the 11th International Living Lakes Conference held […]
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