Exploring a Forgotten River By Baohua Yan Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Child's Right: Brining Water Purification Systems to China's Orphanages By Eric Stowe Feature Box: Chang Lin Migrants' School Program By Steve Kloos & Qing Zhao A Call for Transparency: China's Emerging Anti-Nuclear Movement By Wen Bo An Olympian Task: Alleviating Health Threats From Beijing's Polluted Groundwater By Laurel Meng Lelan Millar & Samantha L. Jones Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Community of Grassroots NGOs Protecting China's Rivers and Lakes By Daniela Salaverry
CES 5 provides articles, commentaries, and meeting summaries that examine environmental and energy challenges facing China; it also explores creative ideas and opportunities for governmental and nongovernmental (NGO) cooperation.
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third-largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. At a meeting co-sponsored by the China Environment Forum and the Brazil Institute, experts discussed the nature of the wildlife trafficking industry and the challenges in fighting it.
Nearly 70 percent of water withdrawn in China is for agriculture, while 20 percent is withdrawn to mine, process, and consume coal. By 2020, China’s water use — driven in large part by the 30 percent expected increase in coal-fired power production — will increase dramatically.
JULY 2007 - The Beijing municipal authorities shut down China Development Brief
China's Ecological Rehabilitation: The Unprecedented Efforts and Dramatic Impacts of Reforestation and Slope Protection in Western China by Runsheng Yin, Jintao Xu, Zhou Li, and Can Liu
Hoffman Institute's water work in Hunan; WRI's New Center for Transport and the Environment in Shanghai; and EPA's eebuildings Initiative