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2 New Water Research Briefs Posted

Jan 05, 2009
JANUARY 2009 - Prospects of biogas and the new water law, two outside authors write on legal and technical solutions to China's water crisis.

2 New China Environmental Health Research Briefs Posted

Jan 02, 2009
JANUARY 2009 - Two new research briefs target two Chinese provinces, Xinjiang and Anhui, and the environmental health challenges they face.

New Kids on the Bloc: Chinese State Oil Companies

Jan 02, 2009
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman says Chinese state oil and mining companies have started to think about social responsibility as integral to long-term success and have begun implementing programs to help local communities affected by oil and mineral exploration.

At the Nexus of Conflict, Natural Resources, and Health

Jan 02, 2009
Overexploiting natural resources can spur instability and conflict. A six-meeting series, "New Horizons at the Nexus of Conflict, Natural Resources, and Health," sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program and supported by USAID, explored ways to improve environmental management and reduce conflict.