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More rare animals discovered in southwest China

Glossy Ibis rare birds

A total of 142 animal species under second-class state protection or above has been registered in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China’s Sichuan Province in 2021, local authorities said. The Glossy Ibis was once thought to be extint in China As the ecological barrier of the upper reached the Yangtze River and the Yellow River, the two ...

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Chinese, U.S. climate envoys hold face-to-face talks

John Kerry

The U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, had been invited to visit China as from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, 2021, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Tuesday. John Kerry Kerry said that, during the period, China Special Envoy for Climate Change, Xie Zhenhua, would hold talks with him in Tianjin, to exchange views on some ...

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Rail stations, roads submerged in massive China flooding

China flood

Unusually heavy rains and massive flooding have hit China’s Henan province, bursting the banks of rivers, overwhelming the public transport system and upending lives of tens of millions. Deep water in a street in Zhengzhou, Henan province, on Tuesday. Photo credit: AP At least three people have been killed in the provincial capital, Zhengzhou, where more than 20cm (7.8in) of ...

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China’s migrating elephant herd heads further west

migrating elephant herd

The wandering wild Asian elephant herd that has caught global attention has headed a little further west after taking a good rest in the outskirts of the south-western Chinese city of Kunming. The herd of wandering wild Asian elephants in Eshan County, Yuxi City, southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Photo credit: Xinhua/Hu Chao The herd of 14 elephants entered Shijie Township ...

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21 dead after extreme weather hits ultramarathon in China

China Race

Twenty-one people died and eight others injured in a 100-kilometre cross-country ultramarathon in China’s north-western Gansu province. Rescuers helped runners in Yellow River Stone Forest Park in the Chinese province of Gansu on Saturday. Rescue efforts continued into Sunday, complicated by a landslide. Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse / Getty Images The death occurred after the runners were overtaken by extreme ...

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NASA congratulates China on successful landing of its spacecraft on Mars


NASA Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen on Saturday, May 15, 2021 extended congratulations on the successful landing of China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft on the Mars surface. Tianwen-1 “Congratulations to CNSA’s #Tianwen1 team for the successful landing of China’s first Mars exploration rover, #Zhurong! Together with the global science community, I look forward to the important contributions this mission will make to humanity’s ...

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China limits number of climbers on Everest north side due to pandemic

Mount Everest

China on Friday, May 7, 2021 announced that limited number of climbers would be allowed on Mount Everest from the Chinese north side of the mountain this year. Mount Everest According to state media, citing the Tibet Sports Bureau, it says as a precautionary measure in the pandemic, only 38 climbers had been granted Chinese permits for the climbing season ...

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High-level climate consultations build expectations for Glasgow

John Kerry and Xie Zhenhua

Ministerial-level representatives have been gathering virtually and in-person to firm up commitments and shared understandings for how they will collectively respond to the climate crisis.  US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua held two days of meetings in Shanghai. Photo credit: A recent consultation took place from April 15 ...

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China, U.S. agree to cooperate on climate change despite spat in Alaska

John Kerry

China and the United States (U.S.) have decided to establish a joint working group on climate change, according to a statement by the Chinese delegation which took part in high-level talks in Anchorage, Alaska. US Special Presidential Climate Change Envoy, John Kerry The delegation said that both countries were committed to enhancing communication and cooperation on the issue, state news ...

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Almost all of South Korea shrouded with yellow dust blowing in from China

Yellow Dust

Almost all parts of South Korea were blanketed on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by a massive yellow dust storm originating from the inland deserts of northern China, the state weather agency said. Yellow dust invasion in South Korea According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), almost all parts of the nation came under the influence of high levels of yellow ...

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