Rain-induced floods have killed three people and affected 932,000 in 62 cities, districts and counties in Sichuan province, with direct economic losses amounting to 2.4 billion yuan ($360 million).

A total of 580,000 people have been evacuated as typhoon Maria stormed into southeastern China on Wednesday, paralyzing railway and air transportation in some areas, authorities said.

China will draft a series of standards for the construction of national parks and will put an estimated 50 locations on the priority list, forestry authorities said on Wednesday.

BEIJING -- Escherichia coli, commonly known as E.

BEIJING -- China's ecological restoration projects are beneficial in controlling dust erosion and reducing dust concentration in the North China Plain, especially during spring, according to a rece

The groundwater storage of North China Plain depleted at a rate of 7.2 ± 1.1 km3/yr from 2002 to 2014, or 6 to 8 billion tons each year since 2002, according to a research headed by a Chinese scien

BEIJING - Coal burning is no longer a major source of PM2.5 in Beijing, while car emissions have become the top cause, according to a study released by Beijing's environment watchdog Monday.

BEIJING — China is planning to complete the construction of a platform for supervising the "red lines" for the protecting important natural areas by 2020, according to the Ministry of Environmental

TAIYUAN -- North China's coal-rich Shanxi Province will relocate 4,000 rural households threatened by mining-triggered geological disasters this year, according to the provincial authorities.

Four tourists from the mainland died in a Taiwan earthquake that has killed 9, with 56 still missing and 265 injured. 260 people have been rescued.

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