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Illegal Timber Trade Destroying Myanmar's Forests Uncovered in New Report
Environment  (tags: deforestation, greed, illegal timber trade, world, China, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests )

- 67 days ago -
An overland Myanmar-China trade route is one of the largest illegal timber markets in the world, worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
Simply Breathing the Air Kills 3.3 Million People Every Year
Environment  (tags: air pollution, toxins, particles, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, US, mega-cities, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, domestic fuels, agriculture )

- 67 days ago -
Air pollution kills 3.3 million people per year. And that number could double by 2050 if nothing is done to clean up the dangerous levels tiny particles, toxins, and ozone that blanket many countries, especially in Asia
Decade Of Drought A Global Tour Of Seven Recent Water Crises
Environment  (tags: drought, global water crisis, Mesopotamian, California, Brazil, China, Spain, Australia, India, climate change, climate disruption, water managers, governments, businesses )

- 155 days ago -
Larger populations and growing economies demand more water and in some places climate change will likely reduce available water supply. Drought risk is high and growing worldwide. Businesses, govts and all water managers must make intelligent decisions.
ACTION PLEASE: Tell China Not to Drill the Amazon!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, pollution, China, Amazon )

- 172 days ago -
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang promised to use an "iron fist" to punish companies that destroy the environment. Ask him to live up to his promise and to cancel China's plans to drill the Amazon.
AMAZON WATCH - China: Don't Drill the Amazon! - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Andes Petroleum, Amazon, Ecuadorian Amazon, China, Prime Minister Li Keqiang, Indigenous territories, petition )

- 174 days ago -
Li has promised to use an "iron fist" to punish companies that destroy the environment. Ask him to live up to his promise and to cancel China's plans to drill the Amazon.
Stand With Elizabeth Warren: Tell the Senate to Reject ISDS and Fast Track Authority for the TPP! PETITION
Environment  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, government, ethics, investments, news, politics, society, safety, interesting, humans, freedoms, law, culture, americans, asia, china, HumanRights, humanrights, labor, pollution, environment )

- 268 days ago -
Any deal that undermines U.S. sovereignty by giving multinational corporations the power to challenge our laws in an unaccountable tribunal is unacceptable -- and Senate Democrats need to vote against it.
Chinas Recent Forest Tenure Reforms Threaten Panda Habitat
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, China, panda habitat, development, government )

- 303 days ago -
While much of the pandaâEUR(TM)s habitat is protected by the Chinese government, what is left of the endangered conservation iconâEUR(TM)s home faces threats from a piece of legislation originally introduced in 2008 that would allow up to 1.8 million
China's War on Pollution Could Leave Australia's Dirty Coal Out in the Cold
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, China, Australia, dirty coal, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, humans, politics, protection, world )

- 428 days ago -
Much of Australia's coal is too high in ash, sulphur, or both, to meet China's new environmental standards. Will it be able to find the new customers it needs?
Will China's Great Fracking Leap Help It Wean Off Coal?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, coal, China, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, pollution, healthconditions, water, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

- 433 days ago -
Fracking technology has crossed over from the fields of Pennsylvania and Texas to the mountains of Sichuan, but so have risks and consequences,
China's Pollution Crisis Inspires An Unsettling Art Exhibit
Environment  (tags: China, environment, ecosystes activsts, artistic protests )

- 461 days ago -
When 16,000 dead pigs floated down a river in Shanghai last year, it inspired a lot of questions about China's environmental conditions and a lot of disgust.
The Soil Pollution Crisis in China: A Cleanup Presents Daunting Challenge
Environment  (tags: soil pollution, China, world, pollution, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, wildlife )

- 500 days ago -
Chinese officials are only starting to come to grips with the severity and extent of the soil pollution that has contaminated vast areas of the nation's farm fields - by one estimate more than 8 percent of China's arable land.
In China's Heartland, A Toxic Trail Leads From Factories to Fields to Food
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, ecosystems, environment, food supply, water pollutio, toxic soil, China, habitat, world, politics )

- 507 days ago -
Toxic pollution from Hunan's mines and heavy metal plants has contaminated large tracts of its once-fertile farmland and put China's staple food supply at risk.
China's Dirty Pollution Secret: The Boom Poisoned Its Soil and Crops
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, CHina, destruction, world, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 513 days ago -
Three decades of rapid economic development in China has left a troubling legacy - widespread soil pollution that has contaminated food crops and jeopardized public health.
Watch Live: Can China Survive a Fracking Revolution? The United States Sure Hopes So.
Environment  (tags: fracking frack is whack, China, ecosystems, environment, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, protection )

- 531 days ago -
China is on the brink of an energy revolution: fracking. And it's enlisting American energy companies to help implement the technology that blasts shale rock formations deep underground to unlock natural gas
China to Impose Tougher Penalties on Polluters in New Environmental Law
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, protection, China, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions )

- 582 days ago -
China on Thursday passed amendments to the country's environmental protection law that will impose tougher penalties on polluters in the most sweeping revisions to the law in 25 years.

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