As officials deal with public worry over toxic fallout from the massive explosions at a chemical...
by Samuel Wade | May 18, 2013
At The Guardian, Jonathan Kaiman reports the approval by Chinese environmental officials of a proposed 314-meter-tall dam despite fears about its effects on the ecology of Sichuan’s Dadu River, an indirect tributary of the...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 3, 2013
“Shocking” news emerged last month of Chinese plans to resume hydropower exploitation of the Nu (Salween), Lancang (Mekong) and Jinsha rivers. At The Hindu, Ananth Krishnan reported that three new dams have also been...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 1, 2011
A lengthy article by Edward Wong in the New York Times looks at the various issues and complications surrounding the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, a massive and risky project to help resolve the severe scarcity of...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 17, 2009
Reuters looks at the “cancer villages” that have sprung up around the heavily polluted river running through Shangba, Guangdong: The river’s flow ranges from murky white to a bright shade of orange and the...
by Sophie Beach | May 28, 2008
The New York Times reports on efforts to release pressure from the dammed Bai He river that threatens millions of earthquake survivors who live downstream: During the past two days, more than 600 people have been working around...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 15, 2007
by Sophie Beach | Mar 30, 2007
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