Yangtze River Delta

Beijing Air Unsafe Four Days a Week

China recently announced planned spending of 1.7 trillion yuan ($277.5 billion) to combat air pollution across the country, but new figures from the Ministry of Environmental Protection highlight the extent of the air quality...

Three River Delta Areas Sinking

From the China Daily, a report that three of China’s major river deltas are sinking, thanks to global warming and excessive water extraction: The Pearl, Yangtze and Yellow river deltas in China are among the 33 major...

Yangtze River Delta uses nearly half of China’s foreign capital – Xinhua

From Xinhua via China Daily (link) Urban centers along the Yangtze River Delta, one of China’s three major city clusters, has absorbed nearly half of the country’s total foreign capital The region has used 47.8 percent of the total foreign capital in China, according to officials and experts at an ongoing forum on economic development […]

People’s Daily: Yangtze River Delta mulls concerted action to protect oceanic ecology

From People’s Daily Online: A newly issued report gives another morning call of the deteriorating oceanic ecology in Yangtze River Delta. Another 6540 kilometers and 8520 kilometers of sea were polluted “seriously” and “extremely seriously” respectively. In 2004, China has set up 15 monitoring zones in its offshore areas which are identified as ecologically vulnerable […]



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