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Chinese demand for pangolins has created an international smuggling network that stretches all the way to Africa. Countries bordering China, such as Myanmar and Nepal, are often used as transit [...]
Thu, Feb 27, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
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Wed, Feb 26, 2020
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“Humans settled near certain plants, and then those plants spread as humans migrated. Over the millennia the soybean has fed countless people; and without the mulberry tree, there would have [...]
Wed, Feb 26, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
The dropping by China's state insurers of medicines derived from pangolin scales could help save threatened populations in Africa. The move was announced last August and took effect in January this [...]
Tue, Feb 25, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Tropical peat swamps are not only the native habitat of orangutans and sun bears, they're also one of the world's most important ecosystems: found commonly in warm countries, including Malaysia [...]
Tue, Feb 25, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Biodiversity encompasses the full variety of life – all genes, species and ecosystems – and it is in danger, which means we are too. As this article explains, a major [...]
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Last week the UK government appointed Alok Sharma as its new secretary of state for business and president of this year's UN climate talks, which the UK will host in [...]
Fri, Feb 21, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Wood consumption has jumped 173% in China over the past decade, and restrictions on felling primary forest mean the country relies on wood imports for over half its demand. The [...]
Thu, Feb 20, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Human demands on the ocean are growing more intense and more varied. Scientists say that could lead to unpredictable consequences including military conflict and economic and ecological collapses. A multitude of [...]
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
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In an anonymous high-rise hotel in Birmingham, a group of 110 strangers has gathered to sort one of the thorniest problems facing Britain today: how to reach net zero. Last year, [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
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Nine organizations, including Peking University's Nature Conservation and Social Development Research Center, the Shanshui Nature Conservation Center, Duke Kunshan University, and the Beijing Friendship Institute of Nature and Environment of [...]
Thu, Feb 27, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
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How long does a protective suit need to be changed when you are on the frontline of the coronavirus epidemic? And for women on the frontline, how long does it [...]
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The US based-organization China Medical Board (hereinafter referred to as CMB) has become the latest international NGO to make an important contribution to the struggle to contain the coronavirus. Founded [...]
Sat, Feb 22, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
In order to further regulate the charitable fundraising activities conducted by charitable organizations and the Red Cross in support of epidemic prevention and control in accordance with the law, the [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
After the recent criticism levelled at the Red Cross Society of Hubei for allegedly mismanaging donations, another charity has come under criticism for the way it has handled donations for [...]
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
As the official WeChat account of the Social Organizations Management Bureau of the Ministry of Civil Affairs reports, since the outbreak of the new coronavirus, Wuhan, Hubei Province and other [...]
Tue, Feb 11, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
Project HOPE, the humanitarian NGO based in the United States, has collected medical equipment including 400,000 N95 face masks and 14,000 items of protective clothing for doctors, and it has [...]
Mon, Feb 10, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced on February 5th that it has committed to invest up to $ 100 million in grants to support the global response to the [...]
Mon, Feb 10, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
Pengpai News (澎湃新闻) has reported on the death of a volunteer in Wuhan who became infected with the coronavirus pneumonia. The volunteer, named He Hui, was 54 years old and [...]
Fri, Feb 07, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The present time is a critical period for the prevention and control of the pneumonia outbreaks linked to the new coronavirus. As an important part of the social forces and [...]
Thu, Feb 06, 2020
Source: China Development Brief