Liu Jianqiang (刘鉴强) is an award-winning investigative journalist and the Beijing editor of Chinadialogue, the first English-Chinese website focusing on reporting environmental issues.
Friends of Nature is the first environmental non-governmental organization in the People’s Republic of China, established in 1994 by Liang Congjie, Yang Dongping, Liang Xiaoyan, and Wang Lixiong. The organization has more than 3,000 active members and has been recipient of fifteen prestigious national and international awards.
Libraries, China watchers, students of contemporary China, scholars, activists and members of the public interested in recent developments in China’s environmental conditions and protection efforts.
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Introduction: On Environmental and Ecosystem Protection: What Have We Done? by LI Dun
Chapter 1: Competition for Water Resources and Its Economic and Political Implications by GUO Weiqing and ZHOU Yu
Chapter 2: Initial Exploration of Environmental NGOs’ Involvement in Environmental Mass Incidents by LI Bo
Chapter 3: Correlation between Water Pollution and Deaths Caused by Digestive Tract Tumors in the Huai River Basin by YANG Gonghuan
Chapter 4: The Urgent Need for an Environment and Health Law: A Study of 63 Health Hazard Incidents by LV Zhongmei & HUANG Kai
Chapter 5: Environmental and Health Risks: Unusual Expansion of Waste Incineration in China Needs Attention by YANG Changjiang
Chapter 6: War on Smog by LIU Xiaoxing
Chapter 7: Smog Brings Widespread and Far-Reaching Impact to Human Health by LIN Na
Chapter 8: Environmental PILs Returned to the Starting Point in 2013 by LIN Yanmei and WANG Xiaoxi
Chapter 9: The Revision of China’s Environmental Protection Law from a Minor Change to a Critical Improvement by QIE Jianrong
Chapter 10: Ecological Red Lines: Concept, Features and Supervision by ZOU Changxin
Chapter 11: How to Restore the Siberian Tiger Population at Changbai Mountain by PIAO Zhengji
Chapter 12: The Siege of Cities by Chemical Plants: How to Make a Breakthrough? by PENG Liguo
Chapter 13: The 2012 Pollution Information Transparency Index (PITI) Fourth Annual Assessment of Environmental Transparency in 113 Chinese Cities: Bottlenecks & Breakthroughs
Chapter 14: The “Last” Report on China’s Rivers by LI Bo, YAO Songqiao, YU Yin and GUO Qiaoyu
Chapter 15: Report on Applying for the Disclosure of Information on 122 Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Plants across China by Wuhu Ecology Center
Chapter 16: Annual Indexes of the Environment Green Papers 2013—Changing Trends of the Environment in China
Chapter 17: Major Environmental Incidents and Events in 2013