Nike, Adidas suppliers 'polluting China rivers'
Environmental campaigners on Wednesday accused suppliers to major clothing brands including Adidas and Nike of poisoning China's major rivers with hazardous chemicals linked to hormonal problems.
China vows air pollution cuts in major cities
China vowed Thursday to reduce levels of atmospheric pollutants in Beijing and other major cities by as much as 25 percent to try to improve their dire air quality.
China coastal waters increasingly polluted
China's coastal waters are suffering "acute" pollution, with the size of the worst affected areas soaring by more than 50 percent last year, an official body said.
Mother of cultivated rice came from China's Pearl River
The mother of all cultivated rice was grown on China's Pearl River, according to a DNA "map" published on Wednesday