China’s new panda park will be three times bigger than Yellowstone

  The huge earthquake that rocked China’s Sichuan Province 11 years ago this month was a catastrophic human tragedy. But it also drew attention to...

Abby Rockefeller buys four rare pigs from China in hopes of breeding them in...

  A member of the Rockefeller family is trying to bring four pigs from China to the U.S., The New York Times reported on Thursday. Abby...

China’s push to export traditional medicine may doom the magical pangolin

  In a rescue center, the pangolin slowly wakes and uncurls, sniffing out a nighttime feast of ants’ eggs, then lapping it up with its...

Chinese City Bans Daytime Dog Walking in a Crackdown on Canines

  A major city in China is cracking down on pet dogs, banning dog walking during the day and prohibiting many larger breeds, after a...

Cockroaches Are Becoming Big Business In China

  In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards...

More protection needed for Chinese pangolins

  That's the message of scientists studying the decline of the scaly mammals in eastern China. Pangolins, or scaly anteaters, are considered to be the world's...

Tapeworms are brainless, spineless, gutless parasites – and this scientist loves them

  There’s precious little to love about a tapeworm - or at least one might think. But Dr Janine Caira’s lifelong passion began on a...

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...

10,000 Chinese fish experience freedom, but not for long

  Thousands of tiny fish released into a lake in northeastern China were recaptured just moments later as locals scooped them up, presumably to make...

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...