The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by...
by Cindy | Nov 26, 2013
At the New York Times, Austin Ramzy compares China’s 2008 Wenchuan earthquake with the...
by Anne Henochowicz | May 12, 2013
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Central Propaganda Department: Tomorrow is the fifth anniversary of the Wenchuan earthquake. Please...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 7, 2011
At China Dialogue, Jiang Gaoming examines the role of human activity in last year’s deadly Zhouqu mudslide: Zhouqu county, in China’s north-western province of Gansu, was once known for its forests, rich water resources,...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 23, 2010
Given their relatively short lifetimes to date, modern dams remain generally untested against real-world seismic activity. A report from the International Commission On Large Dams considers the lessons learned from the 2008...
by Sophie Beach | May 11, 2010
Yingxiu, Wenchuan, two years after the earthquake, by wu fake
Photo: A worker in Wenchuan County, Sichuan, mixes cement in front of a billboard advertising new government-subsidized housing, by hunxue-er
by Sophie Beach | May 31, 2009
A worker in Wenchuan County, Sichuan, mixes cement in front of a billboard advertising new government-subsidized housing, by hunxue-er
by Sophie Beach | May 19, 2008
Bai Chengyu, who writes a blog about micro-credit projects, posted the following photos on May 14 of the local Qiang people he met during a trip to Wenchuan, the epicenter of the recent earthquake, in June 2007. He writes,...
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