Bird study in China key to eco-health

(Phys.org) —A Monash University ecologist is assisting in an international study into birdlife in an environmentally threatened area of China.

Urbanization and surface warming in eastern China

A recent study indicated that the urbanization in eastern China has significant impact on the observed surface warming and the temporal-spatial variations of urbanization effect have been comprehensively detected.

China to more than double air monitoring network

China will more than double the number of cities covered by air quality monitoring, a top environment official said Friday, as part of efforts to tackle heavy smog that has sparked huge public anger.

China development threatens wildlife, WWF says

From tigers to dolphins, animal populations in many of China's ecosystems have plummeted during decades of development and urbanisation, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) study said Wednesday.

China surveys Yangtze dolphin as extinction looms

Chinese scientists on Sunday began a survey of the dwindling population of an endangered porpoise in the country's longest river, as the animal edges towards extinction from man-made threats.

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