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China coal mine impact on Yellow river upper basin in pictures

Muli coalfield is illegally gobbling up a nature reserve, blasting away alpine meadows and destroying the ecosystem of the country's second Big News Network, 3 weeks ago
Greenpeace International

Exposed: Coal mining at the source of China's Yellow River

As Beijing moves to ban the use or sale of coal to limit air pollution this week, and the whole industry is shifting to the northwest of the country, these mines represent the frontier of China's coal domain. Here, private firms operate in ...
 Greenpeace International3 weeks ago

Humans have been changing Chinese environment for 3,000 years

08:30, Earth/Earth Sciences Known as the cradle of Chinese civilization, the Yellow River was the birthplace of the prosperous northern Chinese civilizations in early Chinese history. However, the Yellow River is also referred to as China's Sorrow ...
 PhysOrg.com2 months ago Chinese changed climate 3000 years ago  Washington University in St. Louis2 months ago Ancient Human Interference with Mother Nature Lends Lessons for Today  Cutting Edge News2 months ago
Blue & Green Tomorrow

Ancient Chinese anti-flooding efforts blamed for deadly Yellow river floods

Friday, June 20th, 2014 By In what could be considered a grim lesson from history of the importance of responsible land use, archeologists in China have found evidence that societies changed their environments much earlier than previously ...
 Blue & Green Tomorrow2 months ago
Brunei Times

Can Narendra Modi succeed in cleaning the river Ganga?

KANPUR: Standing on the banks of the river Ganga a day after his election triumph, Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to succeed where numerous governments have failed: by cleaning up the holy river. From a Prime Minister already known for the ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Cleaning Ganges a Herculean mission for Modi  Oman Tribune1 month ago Can Modi clean the Ganges?  Brunei Times1 month ago The Ganges, India's biggest sewage line  IOL1 month ago

The Unlikely Hero: Could Belugas Save the Great Lakes?

When we think of the Great Lakes, there's no shortage of symbolic visuals that come to mind. There's yellow perch and bass swimming amongst the waves. There are the beautiful skylines of Chicago and Toronto. And there are the majestic landscapes of ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Contentious river projects in the making

Diverting water from flood zones to drought areas sounds like a good idea. Visions and actual plans for large-scale water transfer schemes exist in various parts of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. But implementing them proves extremely ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
International Rivers Network

State of the World's Rivers

The Nam Theun 2 Dam in Laos fragments the Nam Theun River amidst a sea of forest. International Rivers / Google Earth International Rivers has launched The : a first-of-its-kind interactive online database that illustrates the role that dams ...
 International Rivers Network3 days ago

River sectors under Code Red flood alert have dike defences

The river sectors currently under Code Red flood alert until Saturday, 16:00 hrs, have dike defences, the Romanian Waters National Administration (ANAR) informed Agerpres on Friday. Hydrologists issued on Friday a Code Red flood advisory for the ...
 Nine O'Clock3 weeks ago
Nine O'Clock

Code Red for flooding on three rivers

A 72 y.o. man died yesterday after he was washed away by the torrent in Arges. Government extraordinary meeting to assess the situation. Prime Minister Victor Ponta visits flood-affected areas of Gorj County. DefMin: Army prepared to intervene in ...
 Nine O'Clock1 month ago
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