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Chemical farming is poisoning China’s water

Press release | 2009-01-08 at 10:00

Greenpeace reveals that in 20 out of 25 water samples collected in Lake Tai, the amount of fertiliser pollution exceeded the national standard. All of the samples are not fit for human use, and cannot even be used for industrial or agricultural...

China's dead lakes

Feature Story | 2009-01-09 at 10:00

In the summer of 2007 a thick toxic blanket of blue-green algae covered Lake Tai (Taihu) in Jiangsu province. The government earmarked billions of renminbi to clean it up but next year the same thing happened again. What is going wrong?

Wildlife at Chao Lake in Anhui province covered in the blue-green algae sludge, June 2008

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Wildlife at Chao Lake in Anhui province covered in the blue-green algae sludge, June 2008

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake

Image | 2009-01-09 at 13:35

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake in Anhui province deadly.

The stench from the blue-green algae pollution is intense. This is Cao Lake in Anhui...

Image | 2009-01-08 at 13:52

The stench from the blue-green algae pollution is intense. This is Cao Lake in Anhui province, June 2008

Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

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Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

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Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

Tai Lake in summer 2007 was covered in a fetid algal bloom. Despite government...

Image | 2009-01-08 at 14:26

Tai Lake in summer 2007 was covered in a fetid algal bloom. Despite government efforts the same happened in 2008.

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