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.
Beijing's population shrank in 2017－the first time in 17 years－as the result of nonessential functions being relocated outside the city and better urban management, authorities said on Friday.
Chinese researchers have found a major quantitative trait locus (QTL) that can be used to cultivate high-manganese, low-cadmium rice, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) said in a s
KUNMING -- Chinese scientists have discovered a new endangered species of flowering plant from the Primulaceae family, and the finding has been published in the Nordic Journal of Botany.
A batch of laws and regulations to benefit people's livelihoods, including the country's first environmental protection tax, rules on takeout foods and tour guide services, went into effect on Mond
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