Raising pigs, chickens and cows means increased emissions of the greenhouse gases causing climate change
Residents of Beijing may enjoy pockets of fresh air, thanks to giant devices that remove particulates out of the city’s filthy sky
Psychologists find that the agricultural region in China where people grew up predicted whether they have an individualistic or communal outlook
Policymakers have persuaded farmers in China to buy insurance against losses in agriculture, which is at risk mainly due to climate change
China’s smoke-belching coal plants and heavy traffic may be signs of a bustling economy but health experts fear the country’s dirty air is hurting its infants
"Goodbye don't mean gone." – attributed to Ray Charles "Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them." – Flannery O'Connor When New York calls, you listen, you go...
There isn’t much to laugh about when we’re talking about the blue-crowned laughingthrush. Only about 250 of these rare birds, whose songs sound like human laughter, remain in the wild...
Quantity is favored over quality, experts say
Next, microbes in the sputum of patients with respiratory tract infections could be examined to see if smoggier days lead to more illness
In a development that has conservationists abuzz, Chinese officials crushed 6.1 tons of confiscated elephant ivory earlier today in a ceremony in Guangzhou.
China cemented its reputation as the fastest rising star on the space scene this weekend by landing a rover on the moona challenging feat pulled off by only two nations before: the U.S.
On the streets of Beijing, little old ladies coax even littler dogs to do their business. Some even bear the little plastic bags carried by civically conscious urbanite pet-lovers everywhere...
BEIJING—A Chinese high speed train whispers into the station, before finally engaging the brakes and coming to a stop with a sound like the tinkling of breaking glass.
Oh what a difference a century makes. At the beginning of the 20th century, an estimated one million black rhinoceroses from four different subspecies roamed the savannas of Africa.
These arboreal lesser apes evolved for life in the trees. But when people cut those trees down the gibbons had nowhere left to go. Species name: Northern white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys)...
Think of China as an energy consumption behemoth, but also an energy production behemoth.
NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of smog that paralyzed the northeastern Chinese city of 10 million.
Heavy smog that paralyzed eastern China is visible from space in this satellite image from NASA.
China has an opportunity to leapfrog the oil-intense Western lifestyle. Will it?
China is leading the United States in... net oil imports!