China has basically completed a water diversion canal that will provide emergency supplies to Beijing, the Beijing Morning News reported on Wednesday. Read more here.
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Water pollution from homemade fertilizer affected the drinking water of 9,000 people in two towns in southwest China’s Yunnan province last week and killed 20 tons of fish in a fishery, officials said on Tuesday.Read more here.
Despite an ambitious, multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Three Gorges reservoir, water quality in the lake has not improved, according to a report by China’s top environmental regulator agency. Read more here.
Changes in patterns of precipitation in an already parched region, leading to severe shortages of freshwater.
The blowing sand in Inner Mongolia is more evidence of the consequences of the duel China fights as it promotes rapid industrial development.
Dianhua Paper Mill discharged wastewater into a lagoon, killing sheep, sickening people, and damaging grasslands.
East Umchjin County, near the border with Mongolia, a place renowned for what Chinese scientists call "typical grasslands.
An Inner Mongolia herder, confined by the government to a small pasture for his animals, is nevertheless more fortunate than some.
600 miles north of Beijing the whole of the largest contiguous grasslands on Earth opens to the horizon.