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The future of the Antarctic hangs in the balance. Twenty-four countries and the European Union are meeting in Hobart, Australia, from October 22 to vote on a proposal to extend [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Shoes recovered from Marine Conservancy being washed and cleaned.
You will be surprised what divers come across in the stew of rubbish that floats in the ocean. The flotsam is made up of the usual polystyrene cups and plates, [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Chinese-built trawlers at port in Ghana. Foreign interests ‘are known to be extensive' in the trawl fleet, putting pressure on Ghana's fish stocks (Image: EJF)
Chinese involvement in industrial trawling is depleting Ghana's fish stocks and harming livelihoods, says a new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF). Many West African countries rely heavily on their [...]
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
The importance of limiting the average global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels was underscored in an October 8 report by the United Nation's leading authority on [...]
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
The first round of talks to establish a new treaty to protect marine life and biodiversity in the high seas took place at the United Nations in New York in [...]
Tue, Oct 09, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Restricting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could limit the most disastrous impacts of climate change, but doing so will require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of [...]
Mon, Oct 08, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
“For ten minutes we have to stay here quietly. He will only come to us if we're very still and make no noise.” Ornithologist César Arredondo's orders, given in a low [...]
Thu, Oct 04, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Pull out your phone, tap on a food delivery app, choose your restaurant and dishes and relax! Because in several minutes you can expect a delivery of piping hot food, [...]
Wed, Oct 03, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
A beach at Dapeng Bay, Shenzhen province. Coral on the seabed halved in the past 30 years (Image: Li Jing)
Keen scuba diver Deng Lingzi regularly drives over 50 kilometres from downtown Shenzhen to Dapeng Bay to dive in waters so murky that visibility seldom extends beyond a few metres. [...]
Tue, Oct 02, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
A crisp breeze stirs the air in the town of Sanqiao in Guizhou province, south-west China, two hours of bumpy bus rides from the bustling city of Chongqing. Nestled in [...]
Thu, Sep 27, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

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CDB's English-Chinese and Chinese-English Bilingual Dictionary of Development and Philanthropy now has an online version! Co-produced by China Development Brief and Lingxi, the online version allows users to suggest new [...]
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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The China Star Light Charity Fund Association from Hong Kong has become the latest overseas NGO to register in Mainland China, opening its representative office in Zhejiang province. The chief [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
The CPC Central Committee and the State Council recently published China's rural areas Revival Strategy (during 2018 to 2022). Social work and volunteer services are mentioned in the 27th chapter, [...]
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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The People's Daily recently reported on two cases of Chinese volunteers taking part in humanitarian work overseas. The first case is that of Wang Ziming, a graduating senior and international [...]
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
The “Shanghai online platform for social organizations”, developed by Shanghai's Civil Affairs Bureau and Social Organizations' Management Bureau, has become operative. The platform allows individuals and social organizations to handle [...]
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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The Snowland Great Rivers Environmental Protection Association (SGR) is the first environmental NGO in Qinghai province. It registered in Yushu (Qinghai) in 2001, and became a provincial environmental NGO in [...]
Wed, Oct 10, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
On September 25-30, the China Ecological Civilization Research and Promotion Association (CECRPA) joined eight environmental protection social organizations, enterprises and institutions, including the China Environmental Protection Federation, the China-Japan Friendship [...]
Tue, Oct 09, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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Six overseas NGOs picked up their registration certificates in different parts of China over the last few days. One American organization, the America Trade Development Council, and one Madagascan organization, the [...]
Wed, Sep 26, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
The sixth China Charity Fair came to a close in Shenzhen on September 22. This year's fair was based around the theme of “Focusing on targeted poverty reduction and creating [...]
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
A recent report by the Chinese branch of Ford Better World analyses the situation regarding environmental protection and nature reserves in China and worldwide. The report stresses that according to [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: China Development Brief

 

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
Catch 'em young! Nachwuchssorgen in der Landwirtschaft; Konzernkontrolle über Saatgut durch 'Ranking'; Widerstand gegen Privatisierung erfolgreich; Heilongjiang wird Gentechnik-freie Provinz - jedenfalls vorerst; Peasant Studies: Explaining resistance and its absence; [...]
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
Source: News from Globe Spotting