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Friday 5: Glimmer of hope for China’s big cats and Shanxi is sinking.

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-08-19

Friday roundup featuring environmental news and commentary of the week. China’s coal towns are literally sinking [Fortune] First Beijing and now Shanxi. In addition to 10 billion USD of environmental damage,...

Which country is most likely to repair their electronic gadgets?

Blog entry by Chih An Lee | 2016-08-15

What happens when your mobile phone dies? Which country is most likely to recycle? And do people repair their phones or just simply throw them away? We did the research to find out… Believe it or not, the humble smartphone...

Annual Report 2015

Publication | 2016-08-11 at 23:17

Last year we achieved some remarkable breakthroughs for our planet. Your commitment and generous support enables us to safeguard valuable ecosystems in the Arctic, Pacific Ocean, Indonesia, China, Europe, and more!

5 Problems with China’s Distant Water Fishing Industry

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2016-08-08

Fishing vessels moored in the port of Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, 31 July 2014 Simply put, China’s distant water fishing (DWF) industry, boats operating in other countries' waters or on the high seas, is enormous. With the latest...

Ever wondered what it’s like to experience China’s smog?Now you can try it in a perfume.

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-08-03

Zhang Lingling, founder of a recycling non-profit, has come up with a unique way of spreading awareness about China’s smog crisis. We’ve seen smog wedding dresses , smog mask artwork and even jewelry . Now one woman from...

How mining is threatening China’s precious forests: what we discovered

Blog entry by Yi Lan | 2016-07-27

Xiuwachu tungsten and molybdenum ore mine (located in the buffer zone of the World Natural Heritage Site). Greenpeace/Xiao Shibai The state of the world’s forests should be of concern to everybody. Forests are not simply sources of...

China must do more to protect its UNESCO natural heritage sites - Greenpeace

Press release | 2016-07-27 at 12:54

Beijing, 27 July, 2016 - A Greenpeace East Asia investigation into China’s remaining Intact Forest Landscape (IFL) [1] has shown that key areas of IFL in northwest Yunnan Province are being damaged by mining activities. Moreover, three of the 24...

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