‘Made in China’ clothes poison the world: Hidden stories revealed

Enviroment 08/08/22, 14:56

China's giant clothing industry is not only contaminating its rivers and abusing its cheap labor force, but it is also poisoning the world in different ways. In 2021, Canadian scientists found that a children's jacket, sold by Chinese retailer Shein, contained a dangerously high level of lead. It was almost 20 ...

The Yangtze River Dam has caused a fish species extinction: Experts

Disasters 07/25/22, 16:40

China's "freshwater fish king" is extinct On July 23, Xinhuanet reported that the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) officially announced on July 21 that the white sturgeon in the Yangtze River, known as the "king of freshwater fish in China," has become extinct. Specifically, in the Red List of Species updated by the International ...

Choked by polluted air with ‘almond smell’ in Liaoning

Enviroment 07/17/22, 00:47

According to New Talk, people in Huludao city, Liaoning province, have recently suffered from air pollution.  Sun Jian, a resident of the Longgang district, says since the beginning of this year, he has often smelled "sweet almond" in the air. It caused some symptoms, such as numbness and rhinitis. He adds that ...

Ancient forest discovered in sinkhole beneath mountain in China

Insights 05/24/22, 00:22

A long-forgotten nature pocket was uncovered inside a mainland Chinese mountain on May 6. The sinkhole measured 306 meters (1004 feet) long, 150 meters (492 feet) wide, and 192 meters (630 feet) deep in Leye County, Guangxi Zhuang region. The cavity near Ping'e village astonishingly contained an ancient forest, home to ...

Possible reasons for China’s recent floods revealed

Enviroment 05/20/22, 09:26

Many provinces have experienced significant floods as a result of torrential rain, high winds, and thunderstorms. Severe rains hit Guangnan County in Yunnan Province, causing trees to topple and destroy electrical poles and guardrails on May 9, 2022. A resident in Liancheng Township, Guangnan, had to relocate because his floor was ...

Hangzhou: lake water floods subway station

Enviroment 05/20/22, 04:47

On May 18, an enormous amount of water flooded Hangzhou's Jinshahu Subway Station. Water poured down from the ceilings, leaving the ground under half a meter deep in water. The operation of 5 other stations was interrupted. The Hangzhou Daily reported that at 3:00 pm on the 18th, there was a ...