#China

  • Article: How China’s Shock Decision to Ban Recycled Plastic Is an ‘Impending Crisis’ for the UK
    Environment

    How China’s Shock Decision to Ban Recycled Plastic Is an ‘Impending Crisis’ for the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 8, 2017

    China won’t take “foreign garbage” from next year. Read more

  • Article: Shark Fin Soup Is Pushing Sharks to Extinction — Yet It’s Still Served
    Environment

    Shark Fin Soup Is Pushing Sharks to Extinction — Yet It’s Still Served

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 14, 2017

    A third of shark species are threatened. Read more

  • Article: This May Be the World's Most Insane Library
    Education

    This May Be the World's Most Insane Library

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 14, 2017

    The library can hold up to 1.2 million books. Read more

  • Article: This Chinese Philanthropist Pledged $1,500,000,000 to Wildlife Conservation
    Environment

    This Chinese Philanthropist Pledged $1,500,000,000 to Wildlife Conservation

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 1, 2017

    It may be the biggest amount committed by a single donor to conservation causes in history. Read more

  • Article: China Says It Wants to End Poverty by 2020
    Citizenship

    China Says It Wants to End Poverty by 2020

    By David Brand|Nov. 1, 2017

    They would have a long way to go in a very short period of time. Read more

  • Article: IKEA's Sexist Ad Targets Single Women in China
    Girls & Women

    IKEA's Sexist Ad Targets Single Women in China

    Oct. 26, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The advertisement stigmatizes single Chinese women disparaged as "leftover women." Read more

  • Article: China Just Shut Down Thousands of Factories To Battle Pollution
    Environment

    China Just Shut Down Thousands of Factories To Battle Pollution

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 23, 2017

    China might be on the verge of a new approach to pollution management. Read more

  • Article: China, the World’s Biggest Auto Market, Wants to Ban Gasoline Powered Cars
    Environment

    China, the World’s Biggest Auto Market, Wants to Ban Gasoline Powered Cars

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 11, 2017

    The shift to fully electric vehicles is part of China’s broader sustainability mission. Read more