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USA Today Reports on Recent Development in China's Organic Farming

Lack of food safety drives local, organic food production

China's Water Problem

"If China really can become more aggressive in actually enforcing their water pollution control laws, it would open up a lot of clean water for the people," Jennifer Turner said on BBC World News' "Impact."

Forest Stewardship Council Issues China Forestry Fact Sheet

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

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.

Sowing the Seeds: Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation on Food Safety

English and Chinese Language. Authors Linden J. Ellis and Jennifer L. Turner examine the challenges China faces in improving its food safety record and opportunities for international cooperation. Such cooperation benefits both the global food market and could help China address human health and environmental threats stemming from food production and processing.

Circle of Blue Posts Second Blog in Choke Point: China II Series

Circle of Blue reporter Nadya Ivanova starts her second of three weeks reporting in the field from China, where she wonders about the effects of regional development and pollution on farming practices.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Gave a Talk at University of California San Diego

At this talk, Jennifer Turner, director of Woodrow Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum, discussed the major water-energy-food nexus trends in China and her work on engaging Chinese policy, research, business and NGOs to address these natural-resource choke points.

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