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With the death of Lonesome George, the sole surviving Pinta Island Giant Tortoise, the Chinese Giant Softshell Turtle (rafetus swinhoei) now has the dubious honour of being ranked as the [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
It takes hundreds of millions of years to produce fossil fuels by natural processes but new scientific research is looking to short-cut that process by using waste carbon dioxide (CO2). To [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
The English version of this article will be updated soon. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), headquartered in Beijing, held its second annual meeting on the Korean island of Jeju last week. Korea is currently positioning Jeju as a zero-carbon [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
Editor's Note: This report on China and Brazil's domestic solar industries belongs to a two-part series examining the shared experience of both nations in their efforts to develop their renewable [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
A Chinese city-wide bike-share has won a leading international prize for its outstanding contribution to green energy. Hangzhou Bicycle Service won the 2017 Ashden Award for Sustainable Transport at the [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
On a small island off the coast of South Korea, the world's newest multilateral bank – the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) – is meeting until Sunday 18 for [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
In a thickly forested mountain valley in north-east China in 1986, eight tigers emerged from transport containers to find themselves in new and unfamiliar territory. Born in American zoos, these [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
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New York – The first ever UN Ocean Conference came to a close on Friday 9 June with a Call For Action, over 1,300 voluntary commitments made to support [...]
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue

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the speech
Last week, a valedictorian who gave a graduation speech at the East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) graduation ceremony won a long standing ovation from the audience, and [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
yulin
The annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival kicked off yesterday for the ninth time, amid widespread criticism from Chinese animal-rights activists and the international community. Yulin residents have eaten dog meat [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
黄晓明
Famous Chinese actor, singer and model Huang Xiaoming, who was selected as the most influential celebrity in charity in 2015, published a post on Weibo three days ago to celebrate [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
oxfam
Yesterday Oxfam's office in Gansu province received its registration credentials from the provincial Public Security Bureau (PSB), following the successful registration of Oxfam's office in Guangdong on the 2nd of [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
heilongjiang
The first overseas NGOs have been awarded their registration credentials in Heilongjiang and Tibet. The two NGOs that registered are the Yamagata International Economic Development Support Organization (Japan) in Heilongjiang [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
It was announced a couple of days ago during the Chinese Internet Charity Summit (中国互联网公益峰会) that Tencent (腾讯, one of the largest Internet companies in China) is donating 2 billion [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
China Development Brief has released a report on its survey of employees' salaries in Chinese Charitable Organizations. Supported by Germany's Brot für die Welt (Bread for the World) Foundation, the [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
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Editor's Note: This is CDB's translation of an open letter that was jointly signed by a number of Chinese environmental protection organizations, and addressed to the leaders of the World Wildlife [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
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It was reported last week that Jingdong and WWF have announced a strategic partnership — together they will work on material recycling, carbon reduction, sustainable supply chains, green logistics and [...]
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
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It was reported two days ago that Shanxi's Public Security Bureau (PSB) awarded registration credentials and chief representative certificates to the representative offices of two overseas NGOs, the Hong Kong [...]
Fri, Jun 09, 2017
Source: China Development Brief

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Von Uwe Hoering, Februar 2017: Vor einem Jahrzehnt schien es so, als würde ein ‚Schlafender Riese' geweckt: Afrika habe das Potential, zum Brotkorb der Welt' zu werden. Dafür wurde auf [...]
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
Source: News from Globe Spotting
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Fri, Dec 23, 2016
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