Choked by polluted air with ‘almond smell’ in Liaoning

Enviroment 07/17/22, 00:47

According to New Talk, people in Huludao city, Liaoning province, have recently suffered from air pollution.  Sun Jian, a resident of the Longgang district, says since the beginning of this year, he has often smelled "sweet almond" in the air. It caused some symptoms, such as numbness and rhinitis. He adds that ...

Ancient forest discovered in sinkhole beneath mountain in China

Insights 05/24/22, 00:22

A long-forgotten nature pocket was uncovered inside a mainland Chinese mountain on May 6. The sinkhole measured 306 meters (1004 feet) long, 150 meters (492 feet) wide, and 192 meters (630 feet) deep in Leye County, Guangxi Zhuang region. The cavity near Ping'e village astonishingly contained an ancient forest, home to ...

Possible reasons for China’s recent floods revealed

Enviroment 05/20/22, 09:26

Many provinces have experienced significant floods as a result of torrential rain, high winds, and thunderstorms. Severe rains hit Guangnan County in Yunnan Province, causing trees to topple and destroy electrical poles and guardrails on May 9, 2022. A resident in Liancheng Township, Guangnan, had to relocate because his floor was ...

Hangzhou: lake water floods subway station

Enviroment 05/20/22, 04:47

On May 18, an enormous amount of water flooded Hangzhou's Jinshahu Subway Station. Water poured down from the ceilings, leaving the ground under half a meter deep in water. The operation of 5 other stations was interrupted. The Hangzhou Daily reported that at 3:00 pm on the 18th, there was a ...

Gov. Newsom calls for ban on decorative lawn watering in California

California 03/30/22, 18:45

In a historically dry year, California Governor Gavin Newsom, on Monday, March 28, ordered the state's water regulatory agency to make it illegal to irrigate specific green spaces to save water resources. According to CBS News, by signing an executive order, Newsom urged the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to ...

Study: Most extreme drought in 1,200 years hits Southwest

California 03/02/22, 04:18

America's West Coast recorded the severest dry spell in more than a millennium, a new study found. The 21st Century has brought California's worst drought in 1,200 years so far. This is the shocking conclusion researchers reached after comparing soil moisture and water reservoir levels from the past 21 years to ...