Environmental activism gains a foothold in China

Environmental activism gains a foothold in China

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At 6:00pm in the evening, a pipe on the north side of the Youngor International Garments City factory, dumps large quantities of foul smelling waste water into the river. Caption and Photo source: Photo Source: © Greenpeace / Qiu Bo.

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Protesters have pushed green issues on to the state agenda, despite a predictably heavy-handed response.

Protests against pollution have multiplied in China as people become better informed and more concerned about the heavy ecological cost of economic development…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK

Greens Protests On The Rise In China, Nature Journal

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