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Hail disaster

Environment | May 12, 2012 PM

Hail and torrential rains kill 44 in Minxian of Gansu Province,23 missing

May 13,2012, Lanzhou - The official Xinhua News Agency says that another 114 people have been injured and hospitalized including five people severely...

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Water pollution

Environment | May 9, 2012 AM

River water becomes blood red in Shaoxing of Zhejiang Province

May 8, Chinese netizens reveal that the river water beside Zhejiang Huadong Textile & Dyeing Co.,Ltd in an industrial area in Shaoxing of Zhejiang P...

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China Drought

Environment | May 29, 2011 AM

Severe drought persists in central and eastern China

BEIJING, May 29 -- China's National Meteorological Center on Sunday kept its "yellow alert" for the persistent drought that is plaguing many central...

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Elevated lead level

Environment | May 14, 2011 PM

Elevated blood lead levels found in dozens in Zhejiang

May 12, 2011,DEQING, Zhejiang -- Dozens of people living near a battery plant in Deqing County, Zhejiang Province in East China have dangerously ele...

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Cancer village

Environment | Dec 4, 2010 AM

Cancer village Shangba - village of death

Water spurts from a well near the Dabaoshan mine which, like most in China, has not faced strict environmental controls in recent years. An estimated...

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Cancer village

Environment | Dec 3, 2010 PM

Cancer hangs over villages along Huai River

Nationwide, cancer rates have surged in mainland China since the 1990s to become the nation's biggest killer. In 2007, the disease was responsible fo...

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Pollution in China

Environment | Dec 3, 2010 AM

Pollution in China - Appalling photos

Pollution in China is one aspect of the broader topic of environmental issues in China. Various forms of pollution (water pollution, air pollution, e...

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