Showing posts with label Yangtze River. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Yangtze River. Show all posts

Friday, May 18, 2018

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species
China on Thursday released around 85,000 endangered sturgeon in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in a bid to help restore the wild population.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

China to impose annual fishing ban in Yellow River

China has already imposed a fishing ban along the Yangtze River
China will ban fishing in the Yellow River, the second longest river in the country, between April 1 and June 30 each year starting from 2018, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Beijing and nearby areas report more "good air" days

Beijing and nearby areas are still not free from concern
Beijing and surrounding areas reported good air quality on more days in October thanks to strengthened efforts to reduce emissions.

Monday, July 04, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

China renews yellow alert for heat wave

China's national observatory on Saturday morning renewed its yellow alert for a heat wave in some southern and northern areas, where temperatures of between 35 and 39 degrees Celsius are predicted for the daytime.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Southern China: 35 die in severe flooding. High alert for possible El Niño disasters

China would be able to withstand a flood disaster as overwhelming as that in 1998, memories of which have been aroused as rainstorms and floods continued to rage in southern China, experts said.

Saturday, June 06, 2015

China extends search scope for missing shipwreck victims

Yangtze River
Rescuers extended their search scope to some 1,300 kilometers along the Yangtze River with hopes to find over 40 people who are still unaccounted for after a Chinese passenger ship capsized on Monday night.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Disaster in the Yangtze River: Rescue team begins righting capsized Eastern Star

The search and rescue team started to right the capsized cruise ship on the Yangtze River at 8 pm Thursday, according to the Ministry of Transport (MOT).

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Rescuers begin to cut capsized ship in search for survivors. The real trick is how the vessel will be held steady to prevent it from sinking further

Rescue workers are cutting into the hull of a cruise ship that capsized late on Monday, in an escalated effort to find survivors from more than 400 people believed to have been trapped inside.

China says small tornado hit area where ship sank

A small and fast-moving tornado hit the area where a Chinese cruise ship capsized leaving more than 400 missing, weather officials said, possibly shedding light on the disaster's cause.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

China urges reinforced measures against extreme weather

China's top transport watchdog urged stronger response measures against extreme weather after a ship carrying more than 450 people capsized while caught in a cyclone on the Yangtze River.

Ship carrying 458 people sinks in Yangtze River

A passenger ship carrying 458 people sank Monday night in the Hubei section of China's Yangtze River.

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