Environment/Science
Beijing: As many as 12 people died as record-breaking rainfall flooded underground railway tunnels in China's Henan province, media reports said. more
Chinese cities among 25 big producers of greenhouse gases, reveals study

An analysis of emission trends has shown Chinese cities are among the big emitters responsible for more than half the carbon produced by 167 urban centres worldwide, media reports said on ...

Nepal-China rail link may go through protected Himalayan park

Beijing: A senior engineer has claimed that the railway, which will link China and Nepal, will run through the main protected area of the Himalayan mountains, media reports said.

Clean air group claims its analysis reveals major flaws in China-backed Bangladeshi coal power project

Helsinki: A Helsinki-based Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air has claimed that a  Chinese-backed coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh is failing to ensure proper environment ...

Chinese official says radiation levels remain normal at Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong

Beijing: The Chinese government on Tuesday said the radiation levels remained normal at the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong province.

Black carbon deposits melting glaciers in HKHK region spread over five South Asian nations and China

Adverse impacts of climate change are being aggravated by black carbon deposits coming from industries, vehicles, and cooking practices thereby accelerating the melting of glaciers in the ...

Restoration call for area ‘the size of China’ to protect falling biodiversity and food insecurity

New York: An area of land roughly the size of China needs restoring if the planet’s biodiversity and the communities who rely on it are to be protected, UN agencies said on Thursday ...

China’s deal to build a fishing harbor in Sierra Leone’s rainforest faces resistance

Conservationists, human rights and animal welfare groups, and local landowners have started protesting against Sierra Leone government's plan of selling 250 acres of pristine beach an ...

Sierra Leone sells rainforest for Chinese harbour, human rights group slams move

Rights groups and conservationists have criticized a $55m deal struck by the government of Sierra Leone with China to build an industrial fishing harbour on 100 hectares (250 acres) of be ...

Chinese rocket debris set to re-enter Earth this weekend

Beijing: Around 18 tonnes of debris from a Chinese rocket is expected to re-enter Earth in an uncontrolled way this weekend.