Regulating China's timber trade with Myanmar
"Participants shared the preliminary results of a China-Myanmar timber trade study [and] called for immediate action to bring the trade under the law. (requires proxy)
69% of lakes and wetlands in Yangtze basin eutrophic
Many watersheds in an area covering 11.54 million hectares are seriously "degraded" and pose threats to wildlife, people's livelihoods and the nation's economy, according to a new report. (Chinese)
A look into Hani folk songs
The Hani population in southern Yunnan sing specific songs during rice planting season. But as more and more young people move to cities, keeping old traditions alive becomes difficult.
Building a fruit empire in Yunnan
Chu Yibin is looking to expand the giant fruit business his once-disgraced father started more than a decade ago.
Yunnan solar farms sold to United PV
The sale was part of a larger purchase totaling 8.8 billion yuan as United PV attempts to consolidate its solar energy holdings in western China.
The dark side of gold
National Geographic takes an unflinching documentary look at the human cost of China's gold mining boom.