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Forest Stewardship Council Issues China Forestry Fact Sheet

JULY 2007 - Forestry fact sheet includes 2007 data on China forests, timber trade and forest certification

CEF Partner Circle of Blue Posts Update from Fields of Shenyang

Circle of Blue’s senior editor reports from the field, literally, as he ends his second week in the rice paddies of rural China.

CES 10 Feature Article, pp. 33-56

Environmental Mass Incidents in Rural China By Ma Tianjie Feature Box: Green Dragon Media Project By Max Perelman Spotlight on NGO Activism: Ensuring Clean Water for Communities in the Earthquake's Epicenter: A Child's Right Post-Disaster Relief Work in Sichuan By Eric Stowe

Even Fake Snow Can't Disguise Real Problems in China

In this recent op-ed published by The Chicago Tribune, Timothy Hildebrandt argues that the large amount of water needed to sustain the fledgling ski industry in China is an inappropriate use of a precious and endangered resource. China should delay developing this environmentally harmful sport while it grapples with more pressing issues of human health and sustainable development. It is reprinted here with permission.

China's Filthiest Export

An article coauthored by Dr. Jennifer Turner and assistant Juli Kim, featured on Foreign Policy in Focus.

CEF's Director Quoted on Olympics

OCTOBER 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner quoted in the Washington Times regarding China's green Olympics

Introducing: Choke Point: China Part II

The Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum and Circle of Blue have been working on the next part of the Choke Point: China series with support from Skoll Global Threats Fund. Over the next several weeks, in infographics, photographs, and comprehensive articles, Choke Point: China Part II will examine the extraordinary measures that China is taking to shift the geography and production practices in its agriculture and energy sectors to provide adequate supplies of food, fossil fuels, and fresh water over the next decade.

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