The "green wall of China," a barrier of trees planted to try to stop drifting sands on the Inner Mongolia grasslands

FL Counties Prepare to Battle Over River Water

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The ranks of Seminole County opponents continues to grow in Northeast…
The "green wall of China," a barrier of trees planted to try to stop drifting sands on the Inner Mongolia grasslands

Margaret Catley-Carlson: Talking Water at the World Economic Forum

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Margaret Catley-Carlson is chairperson of Global Water Partnership,…
The "green wall of China," a barrier of trees planted to try to stop drifting sands on the Inner Mongolia grasslands

John Elkington: Talking Water and SustainAbility at the World Economic Forum

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John Elkington, founder and chief entrepreneur of SustainAbility,…
The "green wall of China," a barrier of trees planted to try to stop drifting sands on the Inner Mongolia grasslands

Peace and Cooperation School Award 2008: Water for All

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NEW YORK, US -- Joaquín Antuña, president of the Spain-based…
Video: Blackwater: Man Vs. Mill

Video: Blackwater: Man Vs. Mill

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Dianhua Paper Mill discharged wastewater into a lagoon, killing sheep, sickening people, and damaging grasslands.
Video: Desert Overtaking Inner Mongolia

Video: Desert Overtaking Inner Mongolia

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Changes in patterns of precipitation in an already parched region, leading to severe shortages of freshwater.
Video: Reign of Sand

Video: Reign of Sand

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The blowing sand in Inner Mongolia is more evidence of the consequences of the duel China fights as it promotes rapid industrial development.
Video: Looking Out on My Homeland

Video: Looking Out on My Homeland

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Traditional nomadic culture on the steppes of Inner Mongolia was defined by the insistence of wind, herding, and the search for water.

Blackwater: Rare Court Victory in Pollution Case

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Dianhua Paper Mill discharged wastewater into a lagoon, killing sheep, sickening people, and damaging grasslands.

A Track to Modern Nomads

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East Umchjin County, near the border with Mongolia, a place renowned for what Chinese scientists call "typical grasslands.

Drinking Milk Tea

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An Inner Mongolia herder, confined by the government to a small pasture for his animals, is nevertheless more fortunate than some.
The "green wall of China," a barrier of trees planted to try to stop drifting sands on the Inner Mongolia grasslands

A Vast Chinese Grassland, a Way of Life Turns to Dust

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600 miles north of Beijing the whole of the largest contiguous grasslands on Earth opens to the horizon.