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Ian Somerhalder

Environment | Dec 28, 2013 AM

Wearing a face mask, Ian Somerhalder shares his taste of Shanghai smog on Weibo: Such a beautiful day!

American heartthrob actor Ian Somerhalder, who stars bad boy vampire Damon Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries, has arrived in China on a charming tour ...

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Smog

Environment | Dec 7, 2013 AM

'Feed the people with smog whole-heartedly': Heavy smog shrouds North, East and Central China with Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and Shanghai the hardest hit areas

Latest statistics from Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection shows that air pollution in more than 104 cities in 20 provinces of China has rea...

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Feed people smog

Environment | Dec 7, 2013 AM

'Feed people smog' becomes new buzzword in China as severe air pollution turns Shanghai, the 'demon capital' of China into 'smog capital'

Shanghai, China’s financial hub dubbed as Demon Capital of China by Chinese netizens, appears determined to compete with Beijing, China’s...

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Fake leaves

Environment | Nov 9, 2013 AM

Shenyang decorates dead trees with fake leaves to make the city look greener in winter

The northeastern Chinese metropolis Shenyang has entered into bitter cold winter with most trees and lawns becoming yellow to grey, but several trees...

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Sinkhole

Environment | Aug 18, 2013 AM

Sinkhole in Shenzhen swallows two vehicles

What a world we live in when the ground beneath our feet might open up any moment and suck us under.On the morning of August  17th, a stretch of...

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Algae bloom

Environment | Jul 6, 2013 AM

Qingdao beaches covered with massive algae bloom provides a rare chance for Chinese beach-goes to view the grassland that is usually available hundreds of kilometers away

Qingdao is not only famous for its beer but also for its many beaches that line this picturesque coastal city in Shandong province, east China.  ...

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Real name registration

Environment | May 25, 2013 AM

Real name registration required to buy face masks in Kunming following mass protests against PX plant (Update: cancelled)

Face mask joins with hunting gun, kitchen knife, petrol etc.,  becoming one of the most dangerous commodities in China that should be traded und...

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Water pollution

Environment | May 4, 2013 AM

Henan river named after legendary Chinese folk lady Meng Jiang Nu turns blood red

After a Zhejiang river and the Yangtze River, China adds another blood red river in Henan. Chinese Weibo user @一直在路上的孔蜀黍 from Xinxiang city,...

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Breathing bike

Environment | Mar 31, 2013 AM

Fear to contract Beijing cough? Then DIY and make an air filtration device as the Laowai does

Fear to contract Beijing cough which is closely connected with the dirty air? Aside from keeping complaining the frequently happening Beijing smog, a...

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Dead pigs

Environment | Mar 24, 2013 AM

New job opportunity: Chinese fishermen find excavating dead pigs from rivers more profitable than fishing as fish is harder to find in the polluted waters

Chinese government appears to have kept its promise of making every effort to creating more job opportunities for its citizens.After internet opinion...

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Ice sculpture

Environment | Mar 12, 2013 AM

Freezing temperature turns Changchun car covered with melt water into an ice sculpture

According to local residents the car has been parked under the flyover for several days. On the sunny day of March 9th, the relatively high temperatu...

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Public toilet

Environment | Mar 5, 2013 AM

Having the worst air pollution of China, Linfen city spends 50 million yuan in building 160 star-rated luxury public toilets to enhance its city image

Best known as "the most polluted place on earth" and having "the worst air pollution of of China", the city of Linfen in North China's Shanxi provi...

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Lawn dyed green

Environment | Feb 26, 2013 AM

Does Chengdu use toxic colorant to dye city view lawn green to make the city look more environment friendly?

Several city sanitary workers were spotted spraying green colorant to dye roadside lawn along the Chenglong Avenue in Chengdu, capital city of Southw...

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Beijing smog

Environment | Jan 13, 2013 AM

Residents are warned to stay indoors, as heavy smog shrouds half China, PM2.5 index reaches 1000 in Beijing while in Washington it stands at 54

The Beijing Municipal Environmental Monitoring Center said on its website that the density of PM2.5, or airborne particulates measuring less than 2.5...

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Yunnan landslide

Environment | Jan 11, 2013 AM

Landslide in Yunnan engulfs village, killing all the buried 46 local residents, including 19 children and a family of seven

The landslide swept through a village in the steep, snow-dusted mountains of Zhenxiong county in Yunnan province in southwestern China on Friday, bur...

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Public toilet

Environment | Dec 9, 2012 AM

Wuhan spends one million RMB on single luxury public toilet, draws criticism

Recent exposure by microblogging of a luxury public toilet built in Wuhan draws fierce cticism from the Chinese society. The luxury public toilet of ...

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Sanitation worker

Environment | Nov 5, 2012 AM

Annoyed by woman littering on street, Chinese environmental sanitation worker cuts off her finger

Littering has long been a notorious label on Chinese in the world. Although there are a lot of laws and regulations that prohibit Chinese from doing ...

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Diamond studded lingerie

Environment | Sep 1, 2012 AM

Sexy Chinese model shows off 5 million RMB diamond-studded lingerie at Nanchang Wedding Exhibition

September 1, 2012, Nanchang - On August 31 at the 2012 Nanchang Wedding Exhibition two pairs of diamond-studded lingeries worn by sexy Chinese model ...

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Topless environmentalist

Environment | Aug 20, 2012 AM

Topless environmentalist protests against Ginseng planting in Beijing

August 20,2012, Beijing - Yesterday a company from Tonghua of Northeast China's Jilin Province conducted promotion activities for its Ginseng product...

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Beijing heavy rain

Environment | Jul 22, 2012 AM

Beijing's heaviest rain in 6 decades kills at least 77 people,underground drainage system questioned

The heavy rain of July 21 Saturday in the Chinese capital Beijing has left at least 77 people dead. As of 4 a.m. Sunday, as many as 30,000 residents ...

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