JULY 2007 - CEF's Director Dr. Jennifer Turner will be discussant at OECD Environmental Performance Review of China meeting on July 17
CEF Partner Organization Circle of Blue's Director, J. Carl Ganter, Receives Rockefeller Foundation Centennial Innovation Award
The Rockefeller Foundation announced today that J. Carl Ganter, director and co-founder of Circle of Blue, a team of leading journalists and researchers that reports on water and resource issues globally, will receive the foundation's Centennial Innovation Award.
CEF's Jennifer Turner will speak on Thursday, March 25, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium for an Asia Society meeting: Yellow River: China's Sorrow, Glory and Disappearing Resource
With support from USAID, CEF has been assisting scientists at Western Kentucky University in their karst work in China for the past three years. Our final activity with WKU has been an exciting partnership with Circle of Blue to produce and now launch a multi-media webpage that puts a human face on the karst water challenges in southwest China.
An article by Dr. Jennifer Turner and assistant Linden Ellis featured as the "Policy Watch" in the March 2007 issue of the China Monitor.
China's southwest Yunnan Province lies at the center of Beijing's "Go West" campaign. The province's hydropower, mining, and metallurgy industries, while a boon for the local economy in the short-term, are creating a vicious cycle that pollutes Yunnan’s air and water and threatens the ecosystem in this biodiverse-rich province.
Authors in this issue of the China Environment Series examine many of China's environmental health challenges, with emphasis throughout on potential steps to address these problems through regulation, better research, greater NGO involvement, and international assistance.
OCTOBER 2007 - The China Environment Forum's website is featured in the 50th edition of the Society for International Development's publication