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Dead pigs in China river exceed 13,000

The number of dead pigs found in a river running through China's commercial hub Shanghai had reached more than 13,000, the government and state media said Monday, as mystery deepened over the hogs' precise origin.

dateMar 18, 2013 in Environment
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China considers BBQ ban to combat smog

China is considering a ban on barbecues to help reduce air pollution in built-up areas after heavy smog recently choked large swathes of the country, state media reported Wednesday.

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Environment
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