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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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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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’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.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

Is China’s Coastal Aquaculture Production a House of Cards?

Nature Conservancy - Science

And no country exports more shrimp than China. Yet how sustainable is shrimp aquaculture production in China? China produces approximately 70% of the world’s aquaculture shrimp, and its major shrimp-producing areas include the Yellow River Delta and the Pearl River Delta.

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China and U.S. Pledge to End the Ivory Trade

Eccorazzi

President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China announced today they are working together to end the global trade of ivory. A White House press release on Friday confirmed the Read More The post China and U.S.

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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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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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China Removes Animal Testing Requirement for Cosmetics

Eccorazzi

Big news from China! Read More The post China Removes Animal Testing Requirement for Cosmetics appeared first on Ecorazzi. The country has effectively removed its requirement for cosmetics to be tested on animals in order to be approved for sale. Animals Beauty Causes Featured News

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Three thoughts better kept to myself on cap-and-trade in China

Environmental Economics

I read the headlines last week and didn't get towards the bottom, but the second half is the most interesting (after the " " below): President Xi Jinping of China will make a landmark commitment on Friday to start a national program in 2017 that will limit and put a price on greenhouse gas emissions, Obama administration officials said Thursday. Now, however, China appears poised to enact the same climate change policy that Mr. Obama failed to move through Congress.

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Report: Ivory Price Plummets in China

Eccorazzi

and China pledged to end the ivory trade, a new report says the price of ivory has dropped in China. Kenya-based Save the Read More The post Report: Ivory Price Plummets in China appeared first on Ecorazzi. Less than three months after the U.S.

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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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China to Help Saudis With Novel Nuke Power

Green Prophet

In the wake of a 6-day trip by China’s Premier Win Jiabao to Saudi Arabia , China and Saudi Arabia have forged an alliance on developing nuclear power. When China plans a move into a low-carbon form of energy it does not hesitate.

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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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Is China's Pollution Testing the People's Patience?

Sierra Club Compass

In a recent speech in Beijing, Zhao Penggao, an official in the powerful National Development and Resource Commission, announced that China is considering setting binding limits on the levels of particulate matter 2.5

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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

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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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 goes Internet of Things for the farm by buying Israel’s AutoAgronome

Green Prophet

China’s economy is growing exponentially. To keep ahead of the food curve, China’s Yuanda Group just bought the Israeli company AutoAgronome for $20 million. We offer technology and Yuanda focuses on marketing,” says Nissim Daniely, general manager of AA told China Daily. Every year, the area of drip irrigation system farming in China increases about 20 percent, which is more than all in Israel and Europe together.

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