Spoon-billed Sandpiper at Tiaozini, Jiangsu, China

10,000 Birds

Spoon-billed Sandpiper at Tiaozini, Jiangsu, China. The Spoon-billed Sandpiper is probably the most iconic bird species in China – to the point that some bird guides I know are quite tired of looking for it. Birding Conservation China spoon-billed sandpiper

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Amur Paradise Flycatcher in Jixi, Anhui, China

10,000 Birds

And then there were of course the usual birds of this part of China – not uncommon but still quite attractive birds rarely seen in Shanghai, such as Red-billed Blue Magpie , Collared Finchbill , Ashy Drongo , Red-billed Starling , Black-throated Bushtit and Mountain Bulbul.

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Air Show at Nanhui, Shanghai, China

10,000 Birds

The post Air Show at Nanhui, Shanghai, China appeared first on 10,000 Birds. These days, quite a few species are breeding at Nanhui, Shanghai. This involves a lot of flying around, finding food and bringing it back to the chicks.

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English Heritage gifts Made in China

Green (Living) Review

The picture shows the bottom of a piece of English Heritage pottery on sale in the organization''s gift shops and it is not made in England at all but in China as is quite obvious from the “stamp”. English Heritage fraud green living Made in China

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Yangshuo, China: green lodgings lead the way

Green Traveler Guides

Chris Barclay , an American expat living in China since the early 1990s, is just such an entrepreneur, with just such epiphanies. And they serve as guiding lights for his leadership in environmentally and socially conscious business in China.

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China’s Pollution Problems Continue

Sustainability Ninja

Days of heavy smog enveloping much of Northern China has pollution at more than 20 times what is considered safe levels today, despite China’s government promising it’s citizen a better plan to combat environmental issues. For years, China has been plagued by heavy air pollution as a result of excessive use of coal to generate electricity to power their booming economy in additional to seeing a large increase to the amount of cars on the road. & Industry China pollution

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China’s Business Leaders Are Stepping Up to Address Global Conservation Challenges

Conservancy Talk

China’s economic growth over the last few decades has been extraordinary. China’s economic success is a very positive development in many respects of course. Fortunately, China is now benefiting from new and important philanthropic initiatives.

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Why China Wants Methanol from the Northwest

Sightline Daily

” The proposed Northwest facilities would load their finished methanol product onto Panamax -sized ships bound for Dalian , China. China’s recent limitations on coal production and consumption further incentivize Chinese industrial interests to import US methanol.)

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China Says Smog Rules!

Elephant Journal

Here''s the gist: China, having buried itself alive in poisonous gas in the name of commerce, is desperately grasping at straws with which to make sense of the mayhem. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) China environment smog spin

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Bloody Brawl Breaks Out in China Kayak Race

Wend Magazine

Via: China Daily ]. Photo via: China Daily ]. A Chinese City Games kayak race turned bloody on Sunday after a paddle-waving brawl broke out between two teams, sending one athlete to the hospital.

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Great News for Elephants after Major Announcement from China.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Right Livelihood #jointheherd African elephant deaths China announces ban on ivory trade elephant conservationists global market for ivory ivory trade ivory trading poaching of elephants Wild Aid WWF China Year of the ElephantIt’s a game changer and could be the pivotal turning point that brings elephants back from the brink of extinction.

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Israeli water technologies migrate to China’s new water city

Green Prophet

Israeli Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett (above right) launched the flagship “Water City” project in China this week, announcing that the city of Shouguang in the Shandong province would be the focus of Israel’s water-related activities in the country.

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China and Africa - Friends or Foes?

Blue Earth

China’s influence and. In particular, China’s trade with Africa increased from a mere $2 billion in 2000 to $60 billion in 2010. . China loves Africa’s natural resources, low wages and easy exploitation of workers and the environment with little transparency.

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China’s Pollution And Us

Eco Friendly Daily

With the 2008 Summer Olympic Games starting up tomorrow, there is a great deal of emphasis on the pollution in China. Many in North America decry the pollution in China, but they do not realize that their pollution is our problem in more ways than one.

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China Experiment in Permaculture Offers World Hope

Green (Living) Review

China is the most populous and possibly one of the most diverse nations on the planet, with a population of over 1.3 In China’s Loess Plateau, sustained generational farming had depleted the soil, leaving in its wake a textured landscape of dust.

How Nature Can Improve China’s Water Quality

Conservancy Talk

Air quality is often top of mind in conversations about China’s pollution challenges. But as I met with the Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) volunteer leaders recently in China, water pollution was another big topic of discussion.

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The China vs U.S. Coal Debate: Who is cleaner?

Environmental Economics

The Center for American Progress says China is kicking the U.S. a$$ in the great coal race : The result is a report — authored by Melanie Hart, Luke Bassett, and Blaine Johnson — that offers the clearest picture yet of the big picture on coal in China. In short, while the US dithers along in a cosmically stupid dispute over whether science is real, China is tackling climate change with all guns blazing.

China Ends Decades-Old Control over Family Rights.

Elephant Journal

Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) China one child policy lifted environmental destruction family rights siblings urban overgrowth work forceThe end of this policy comes at a time of growing concern over a dwindling wor.

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"If China Can Do It, Why Not Us?"

Environmental Economics

Rachel Cleetus: Starting in 2013, China began to pilot carbon cap-and-trade programs at the sub-national level.   China’s INDC announced earlier this year signaled the country’s intention to use carbon pricing to help meet its goal of peaking CO 2 emissions by 2030, if not earlier. China’s work on carbon pricing and cutting pollution has included dialog with the EPA and with the state of California.

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I cast my Lady Parts with “The Vagina China” Project.

Elephant Journal

Arts Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness art project casting feminism gallery labia pussy riot vagina vagina china project vulvaIt’s a vulnerable thing, talking about vaginas let alone making a physical model of yours for the world to see.

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Yinchuan Exhibition Center: Islamic Design in China

Green Prophet

One of the best kept secrets in the world of architecture seems to have leaked… in China. Sure Architecture has borrowed from these techniques in their curvilinear design of the Yinchuan Exhibition Center in Northern China.

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Trunks Up: Ivory Trade Halted in US & China!

Elephant Journal

Word on the streets is that the US and China have agreed to halt ivory trade! Adventure Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green WAYLON: Today Only agreement awareness change China compassion elephant elephants environment family haled ivory trade trunks up White HouseHoly-wrinkled-gray-elephant-ears, Batman! Has this really (finally) happened?

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A price floor on gas and diesel in China

Environmental Economics

In China, government officials are also taking steps to ensure that the recent plunge in oil prices to under $30 a barrel does not undermine its programs to improve energy efficiency.

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China Funding Texas Wind Project

Wind Power Ninja

The 600-megawatt wind farm, which is scheduled to begin construction in March of next year, is a joint venture between Shenyang Power Group of China, U.S. China has been accelerating construction of wind farms throughout the country. It will use turbines manufactured in China. Government / Industry china funded wind farm texas wind farm

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China’s Cleanup

Eco Friendly Daily

As the Olympics inch ever closer, more and more concerns are being raised on the state of China’s air quality. In fact, China is the world’s largest consumer of paper waste, recycling nearly 65 million metric tons and saving 54 million tons of wood from harvest.

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Montana Coal to China and India via Northwest Routes

Wend Magazine

Related posts: Coal “Mine” Thick Green Algea Covers China’s Eastern Coastline. Click here to view the embedded video. This compelling video tells a succinct version of the dirty coal story. For more info visit powerpastcoal.org. The Environmental Cost of Your Internet Time

Common Resources on China’s Carbon Tax Plan

Environmental Economics

Antung Anthony Liu: Xinhua reported recently that China will introduce a carbon tax. The  This is not China’s first signal that it may introduce market-based mechanisms to control its carbon intensity. A carbon tax in China is a great idea, for three reasons.

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Trash In China: Where Will It All Go?

Green Home Blog

Trash In China: Where Will It All Go? Trash in China. China is one of the most rapidly growing countries on earth: in 2010 its population reached 1.3 By 2030 China will be handling three times as much trash as the U.S.

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China increasing pricing

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) China is ending being the world's cheap factory floor having announced in the beginning of July 2010 a probably four-fold increase of pricing across the board. Once costs will be three or four times as what things cost presently, “Made in China”, and, as I said, the freighting costs are factored in then manufacturers may begin to look at producing at home once again.

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Thick Green Algea Covers China’s Eastern Coastline

Wend Magazine

If you haven’t seen the pictures yet, you’re in a for an eyebrow-raising moment when you see the massive amount of green algae that’s covering China’s eastern coastline. Watermelons in China Explode Due to Chemical Growth Accelerators. Click here to view the embedded video.

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Teaching Abroad: How a Dance in China Helped Beat Homesickness.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Inspiring (Wow) China dancing language teaching abroad travelI shyly walked on to the “dance floor,” just as a fast-paced song was ending. The next song was a Chinese song that people were waltzing to.

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Volkswagen AG Will Build EVs in China

Eco Auto Ninja

Volkswagen has plans in motion to manufacture their electric vehicles in China starting in 2013. Because they are counting on China to pass GM and Toyota as the world’s biggest automaker by 2018, they are putting their chips into the nation that they believe will be able to meet the demand for cars that are less polluting. VW recently announced that they were going to launch electric cars in China under a new Kaili brand together with FAW Group.

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Moshe Safdie Goes To China

Green Prophet

The most recent commission – a pixelated residential complex – will be built in Qinhuangdao, China and will include a host of friendly green design components.

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"U.S. and China Reach Climate Accord After Months of Talks"

Environmental Economics

Another thing on my "to do" list: A climate deal between China and the United States, the world’s No. China’s pledge to reach peak carbon emissions by 2030, if not sooner, is even more remarkable. To reach that goal, Mr. Xi pledged that so-called clean energy sources, like solar power and windmills, would account for 20 percent of China’s total energy production by 2030.

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China’s Commitment to Cleaner Air

Sierra Club Compass

Just how serious is China about reducing its consumption of coal? China’s environmental minister recently announced that the government is quite serious about tackling its massive environmental problems by committing 1.7 million premature deaths in China.

This is why it’s Time to take Grandma’s China out of the Cabinet.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only be present best dress chanel perfume change China family Grandma's China happiness here and now life mindfulness self love special occasionsI understand the desire to keep some things special, and to bring them out to make us feel special on a particular occasion, but how about feeling special every single day?!

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China Now the Leading Global Market for Solar Panels

Eccorazzi

It’s already the world’s leader in making solar panels, so perhaps it shouldn’t come as a shock that China is now also the globe’s biggest market for the energy saving Read More The post China Now the Leading Global Market for Solar Panels appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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G77 and China: Saving Tomorrow Today

Green (Living) Review

The Group of 77 and China calls on all Parties to engage meaningfully and to stop attempts to water down the existing process under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol and to resolutely move forward for their full implementation and strengthening.

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Israel Shines at First Solar Decathlon in China

Green Prophet

It was the first time that a team from Israel participated in a Solar Decathlon intercollegiate architecture competition but the group, which represented several higher education institutes, recently took fourth place overall in China.

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Stray Pups Cooked Alive in China

Green Prophet

The most cruelty to animals, to man’s best friend, was picked up by Treehugger environmental news website, where stray puppies are being cooked alive and eaten by people in eastern China. But look at China. Lifestyle & Culture animal rights animals ChinaHot dog!

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Blowback: China’s Cross-Pacific Pollution

Sightline Daily

Factory Smokestack, China by Adam Cohn, flickr used under CC CREATIVECOMMONS.ORG licenses In the last 20 years, we’ve learned more and more about air pollution from Asia that blows across the Pacific Ocean and falls out of the atmosphere here in the Northwest.

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Lead Now Tour Makes It To China.

Elephant Journal

Five months into our trip around the world we ventured from our clean perfect lifestyle in Japan to China, a chaotic mess of a country filled with unusual smells, challenging communication and huge limestone rock walls.

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A Thirst For Growth: Fueling China’s Urban Expansion

Conservancy Talk

If you haven’t guessed, you’re China. As our population and water demand increases, maintaining this traditional grey infrastructure approach will lock rapidly-growing countries like China into an unsustainable and unaffordable future. So, you’re China.

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