Climate change is threatening the health of cleaning workers, Government Mod 1 Staff General Union and Greenpeace jointly warned today. Unable to be exempted from the effect of global warming, extreme hot weather in Hong Kong becomes more...
Scientists say a catalogue of environmental damage linked to climate change is pushing the Yellow River source region into an ecological breakdown, in a new survey commissioned by Greenpeace.
The Yellow River source region, about 45,000 km2 in area, is generally defined as the riverhead area above the Darlag hydrological station and covering Madoi County, Darlag County, Maqen county and part of Gade county in Qinghai province. As the...
View of an area in Hetang County where 5 people lost their lives and around 100 houses used to stand. The area was decimated by floods, caused by record rainfall in the region. The floods claimed many lives, swept houses away and left many others...
A river runs through Xinsho town where a row of houses once stood. Floods, caused by record rainfall swept the houses away.
A saline deposit is the only evidence left of a small lake in the Star Sea Lake area which completely dried up only 4 years ago in 2001. Greenpeace believes the burning of fossil fuels has contributed to global warming and rapid lake water reduction.
This desert did not exist 2-3 years ago and has already encroached around 8 kilometres into previously lush grassland.
Mr. Mao’s family in front of the remains of their house. Floods, caused by record rainfall in the region, swept houses away and left many others beyond repair.
In the foreground is the old town of Maduo County - overlooked by the new town. The old town was abandoned in 1979 due to the risk of flooding from the Yellow River. Now the new town may have to be moved because of a lack of water in the area.
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