Indonesia Allows China-backed Dam, Angering Environmentalists

A state court in Indonesia has ruled that a China-backed dam that will rip through the habitat of the...

World’s biggest marine reserve blocked by China and Russia

  Proposals to create three ocean sanctuaries - the largest being the size of Germany - were put to the Antarctic Ocean Commission in Hobart...

China Reverses Ban on Rhino and Tiger Parts in Medicine, Worrying Activists

  The Chinese government, reversing a 25-year ban, announced on Monday that it would allow the use of rhinoceros horns and tiger bones in medicine,...

China fossil tells new supercontinent story

  A newly discovered dinosaur may be re-writing China's geological history, according to recent findings. The latest addition to the family of giant, long-necked dinosaurs known...

Mysterious remains of extinct ape discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

  Scientists studying bones unearthed from an ancient tomb in China‚Äôs Shaanxi Province have discovered the remains of a new but totally extinct species of...

Mystery extinct ape found in ancient Chinese tomb

  An ape that is new to science has been discovered buried in an ancient tomb in China. The gibbon has already become extinct, suggesting humans...

Endangered mergansers spotted in Jilin

  About 20 Chinese mergansers, an endangered bird species under state protection, have recently been spotted at a water area in Fusong county in Jilin...

Hands off the penguins, China tells its tourists to Antarctica

  Chinese visitors to the tourism hotspot of Antarctica have been told to leave the local wildlife alone or risk being banned from the area...