This special environmental health issue was made possible by support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and USAID.
- U.S. Government Activities - U.S. Nongovernmental Organization Activities - U.S. Universities and Professional Associations - Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong Nongovernmental Organizations and Research Centers - Bilateral Government Activities
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
Quenching Beijing's Thirst: The Need for Integrated Management for the Endangered Miyun Reservoir by Christoph Peisert and Eva Sternfeld
How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website.
China's "Go West" Campaign: Ecological Construction or Ecological Exploitation? by Elizabeth Economy
Surf and Turf: Environmental and Food Safety Concerns of China's Aquaculture and Animal Husbandry By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Feature Box: Greening China's Banks By Christina Larson