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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 change: 100 Ice Children

Image gallery | 2009-08-28

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.

A comparison of Halong Glacier between 1981

Image | 2005-06-08 at 9:00

A comparison of Halong Glacier between 1981 and 2005. According to the analysis done by the Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the glacier retreated by over 400 metres between 1966...

A saline deposit is the only evidence left

Image | 2005-06-11 at 9:00

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

Image | 2005-06-06 at 9:00

This desert did not exist 2-3 years ago and has already encroached around 8 kilometres into previously lush grassland.

This desert did not exist 2

Image | 2005-06-06 at 9:00

This desert did not exist 2-3 years ago and has already encroached around 8 kilometres into previously lush grassland.

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change

Image | 2005-08-26 at 18:25

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change effects in Arctic Walrus on iceflow.

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.

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