Cadmium Poisoning From Hunan Factory Kills 26

The AFP reports on the toxic and deadly legacy left by a factory that ceased operation in 2009 in Shuangqiao, a small village in Hunan province:  At least 26 villagers have died from cadmium poisoning and hundreds more fallen...

Video: Abandoned Poison

The following video from Sina won the 2006 Chinese DV Contest for environment protection. It tells us: “Two-thirds of the cities in China are filled with trash. According to reliable sources, there are about 150,000,000...

Xinhua: One third of China’s land areas suffer from soil erosion

From Xinhua, via China Economic Net: Areas suffering from soil erosion in China stood at 3.56 million square kilometers in 2004, accounting for 37.1 percent of the country’s total land areas, according to a report on the country’s environmental status quo publicized by the State Environmental Protection Administration on Thursday.

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