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Government does nothing as rising temperature

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 8:00

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...

Yellow River at Risk

Press release | 2005-10-10 at 8:00

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.

Yellow River at Risk

Publication | 2005-10-10 at 19:55

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...

Climate activist

Image | 2009-05-11 at 16:12

Climate activist

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 2005-10-07 at 19:37

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in some places.

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake

Image | 2005-06-12 at 9:00

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake. The water level of Eling Lake has been reduced to a record low. In the past 50 years, the water level was reduced by 3-4 years. The wetlands along the lakes are seriously deteriorating.

A sandstorm attacks the town of Baotou.

Image | 1997-03-01 at 11:00

A sandstorm attacks the town of Baotou.

Mr

Image | 2005-10-07 at 19:37

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

Image | 2005-06-13 at 9:00

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.

Camel owner Baoyin Culu says prayers at the

Image | 1998-04-01 at 9:00

Camel owner Baoyin Culu says prayers at the place where his last camel died. All of his 80 camels died from lack of grazing ground due to disappearing grasslands and desertification in the region.

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