WEBSITES ON NATURE, SCIENCE AND ANIMALS IN CHINA

LAND AND WEATHER IN CHINA

Links in this Website: LAND AND GEOGRAPHY OF CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WEATHER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; TYPHOONS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

LAND AND GEOGRAPHY OF CHINA OF CHINA : Wikipedia article on Geography of China Wikipedia ; University of Washington Site Geography Section washington.edu/chinaciv ; Wikipedia article on Shaanxi Loess Plateau Wikipedia ; Rivers and Lakes in China China.org ; Mineral Resources in China chinamining.org ; China Mineral Production indexmundi.com ; China Natural Resources Inc chnr.net ; New Mineral Sources China.org ; Maps: Maps of China Maps of China ; Library of Congress Map Collection (do a Search for China ) http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem ; Historical Maps from Berkeley davidrumsey.com/ ; China Page China Page ; Map Library University of Texas ; National Geographic Map Machine National Geographic ; Maps.com Maps.com ; Google Maps Google Maps ; Links in this Website: AGRICULTURE IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; AGRICULTURE IN CHINA UNDER MAO AND DENG XIAOPING Factsanddetails.com/China ; LAND SEIZURES AND FARMERS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; NATURAL RESOURCES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; LAND AND GEOGRAPHY OF CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

WEATHER IN CHINA: China Meteorological Administration cma.gov.cn ; China.org Weather Click Map weather.china.org.cn ; Weather in China Weather in China Weather Channel Weather Channel ;World Climate World Climate ; Accuweather Accuweather ; Links in this Website: WEATHER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

TYPHOONS: Typhoon and Hurricane Basics aoml.noaa.gov ; Data and Images from Pacific Typhoons eorc.jaxa.jp/ADEOS Typhoon and Hurricane Satellite Images and Photos fotosearch.com ; Video from Nasty Typhoon in Taiwan YouTube ; Typhoon Video YouTube ; Central Pacific Hurricane Center at the National Weather Service prh.noaa.gov ; Wikipedia article on Tropical Cyclones Wikipedia ; National Hurricane Center at the National Weather Service nhc.noaa.gov ; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Images of Typhoons jpl.nasa.gov/images ; Links in this Website: TYPHOONS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

NATURAL DISASTERS IN CHINA

Links in this Website: NATURAL DISASTERS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; EARTHQUAKES Factsanddetails.com/China ; EARTHQUAKES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ;SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE IN 2008 Factsanddetails.com/China ; Factsanddetails.com/China ; RELIEF AND REBUILDING AFTER THE SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE IN 2008 Factsanddetails.com/China ; SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE IN 2008, POORLY-BUILT SCHOOLS Factsanddetails.com/China ; FLOODS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WEATHER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; TYPHOONS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

NATURAL DISASTERS IN CHINA : Top Ten Natural Disasters in China in the 20th Century pdf file unpan1.un.org ;Wikipedia article on Natural Disasters in China Wikipedia ; Wikipedia List and Links of Natural Disasters Wikipedia ; Hazards and Diasters in China pdf file /adrem.org.cn ; Links in this Website: NATURAL DISASTERS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

EARTHQUAKES: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Earthquake Information Center earthquake.usgs.gov ; Wikipedia article on Earthquakes Wikipedia ; Surviving an Earthquake edu4hazards.org ; Earthquake Pamphlet pubs.usgs.gov ; Earthquake severity pubs.usgs.gov ; USGS Earthquake Frequently Asked Questions earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/faq ; Collection of Images from Historic Earthquakes Pacific Earthquake Engineering Researc Center, Jan Kozak Collection ; World Earthquake Map iris.edu/seismon ; Most Recent Earthquakes earthquake.usgs.gov ; Earthquake Safety Site earthquakecountry.info ; Interactive Earthquake Guide guardian.co.uk ; USGS Earthquakes for Kids earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids ; Links in this Website: EARTHQUAKES Factsanddetails.com/China

EARTHQUAKES IN CHINA: Historical Earthquakes in China drgeorgepc.com/EarthquakesChina ; USGS China Earthquake Info earthquake.usgs.gov ; Wikipedia List of Earthquakes Wikipedia : Tangshan earthquake Photos typepad.com ; Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; USGS Info earthquake.usgs.gov ; Great Tangshan Earthquake pdf file rms.com/Publications ; Links in this Website: EARTHQUAKES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE IN 2008: Images of the Sichuan Earthquake china-quake.com ; CNN Reports cnn.com/SPECIALS ; BBC Reports /news.bbc.co.uk ; New York Times Articles nytimes.com ; Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; Blog with Video sichuanearthquake.org.uk ; Update sichuanearthquake.org.uk ; School Investigator Jailed guardian.co.uk ; Links in this Website: SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE IN 2008 Factsanddetails.com/China ; Factsanddetails.com/China ; RELIEF AND REBUILDING AFTER THE SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE IN 2008 Factsanddetails.com/China ; SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE IN 2008, POORLY-BUILT SCHOOLS Factsanddetails.com/China

FLOODS IN CHINA: Google Floods in China for news reporst of floods during the last few years Wikipedia article on 1931 Flood Wikipedia ; Wikipedia article on 2008 Floods Wikipedia ; National Climate Data Center Report on the 1998 Yangtze Flood ncdc.noaa.gov ; 1931 Flood cultural-china.com ; Flood Management Report pdf file apfm.info/pdf/ : Links in this Website: WEATHER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; Links in this Website: FLOODS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

ENVIRONMENT IN CHINA

Links in this Website: ENVIRONMENT IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; GLOBAL WARMING IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; AIR POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WATER POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WATER SHORTAGES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; DEFORESTATION AND DESERTIFICATION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; GARBAGE AND RECYCLING IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ;ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNMENT POLICY AND FIGHTING POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS AND PROTESTS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; THE 2008 OLYMPICS IN BEIJING, POLLUTION WEATHER Factsanddetails.com/China ; LAND AND GEOGRAPHY OF CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; WEATHER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; DAMS AND HYDRO POWER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; THREE GORGES AND THREE GORGES DAM Factsanddetails.com/China ; COAL IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; NUCLEAR POWER AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGIES Factsanddetails.com/China ; WATER IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; RIOTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; YANGTZE RIVER Factsanddetails.com/China ; YELLOW RIVER Factsanddetails.com/China ;Lake Tai in JIANGSU PROVINCE Factsanddetails.com/China ;

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN CHINA: China Environmental News Blog china-environmental-news.blogspot.com ; China.Org (Chinese Government Environmental News china.org.cn/english/environment ; New York Times Multimedia Series on Pollution in China nytimes.com ; China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) english.mep.gov.cn ; EIN News Service’s China Environment News einnews.com/china/newsfeed-china-environment Wikipedia article on Environment of China ; Wikipedia ; China Environmental Protection Foundation (a Chinese Government Organization) cepf.org.cn/cepf_english ;Global Environmental Institute (a Chinese non-profit NGO) geichina.org ; Beijing Energy Network (a Chinese grassroots environmental group) greenleapforward.com ; Greenpeace China greenpeace.org/china/en ; China Digital Times Collection of Articles chinadigitaltimes.net ; Brief History of Chinese Environment planetark.com ; Article on Wetlands Degradation library.utoronto.ca ; Useful But Dated Source List on te Environment and China newton.uor.edu ; China Environmental Forum at the Wilson Center wilsoncenter.org ; International Fund for China’s Environment ifce.org ; China Watch worldwatch.org ; China Environmental law Blog chinaenvironmentallaw.com ; World Resources Institute wri.org ; China Environmental Industry Network cein.net ; Links in this Website: ENVIRONMENT IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

Book: The River Runs Black by Elizabeth C. Economy (Cornell, 2004) is one of the best recently-written books on China’s environmental problems. In his book China on the Edge: the Crisis of Ecology and Development in China, the Chinese intellectual He Bochun argues that in many ways China's environmental problems have already reached catastrophic levels.

GLOBAL WARMING IN CHINA: Global Warming Pictures worldviewofglobalwarming.org ; Treehugger.com Article treehugger.com ; 2009 Christian Science Monitor Article csmonitor.com ; 2008 Forbes Article on Global Warming in China Forbes ; 2009 China.org (Chinese Government) Article on Fighting Global Warming China.org ; Article of Glacier Retreat planetark.com ; Links in this Website: GLOBAL WARMING IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

AIR POLLUTION IN CHINA: Photo Essay on Air Pollution erenlai.com ; World Resources Report wri.org ; Blog on Pollution in Beijing pollution-china.com ; Links in this Website: AIR POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

WATER POLLUTION IN CHINA: PBS Audio Visual on China’s Water Problems pbs.org ; China Water Pollution Map by Ma Jun for the Beijing-based Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs. Zoom any city or click a river or lake and get the latest pollution readings. China Water Pollution Map, en.ipe.org.cn; 2010 Article on Water Pollution and Farmers circleofblue.org Greenpeace China article greenpeace.org/china ;Wikipedia article on China’s Water Crisis Wikipedia ; Articles on Water Pollution scipeeps.com Water Pollution Photos stephenvoss.com ; Links in this Website: WATER POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

YANGTZE RIVER : YANGTZE RIVER Factsanddetails.com/China ; Wikipedia Wikipedia ; China Highlights China Highlights ; Book;River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze by Peter Hessler (HarperCollins, 2001); YELLOW RIVER YELLOW RIVER Factsanddetails.com/China ; Wikipedia Wikipedia University of Massachusetts U Mass ; Yellow River Conservancy Commission Yellow River Conservancy Commission ; Map on China Highlights China Highlights LAKE TAI : Lake Tai in JIANGSU PROVINCE Factsanddetails.com/China ; Wikipedia Wikipedia Lonely Planet Lonely Planet

WATER SHORTAGES IN CHINA: PBS Audio Visual on China’s Water Problems pbs.org ; Earth Policy Report on Water Scarcity and Food earth-policy.org 2009 Business Week Article businessweek.com ; Worldwatch article on water and grain prices worldwatch.org ; Wikipedia article on China’s Water Crisis Wikipedia ; Book: China’s Water Crisis by Ma Jun; Links in this Website: WATER SHORTAGES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

South North Water Project Water Technology. Net water-technology.net ; Study of the South North Water Project from the mid 2000s hdr.undp.org ; Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; Delays in the Project bbc.co.uk ; Why the Delays ? probeinternational.org ; Yellow River Wikipedia Wikipedia University of Massachusetts U Mass ; Yellow River Conservancy Commission Yellow River Conservancy Commission ; Map on China Highlights China Highlights

DESERTIFICATION IN CHINA Water Wars Pulitzer Gateway waterwars.pulitzergateway.org ; Paper on Coping Strategies pdf file wamis.org/agm ; Old FAO article fao.org ; Beijing’s Desert Storm gluckman.com/ChinaDesert ; DEFORESTATION Chinese Lumber Industry alibaba.com ; China: Forest Profile state.sc.us ; 1990s Report on Deforestation in China utoronto.ca/pcs/state ; Terra Daily Report Terra Daily Report ; Links in this Website: DEFORESTATION AND DESERTIFICATION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING IN CHINA: 2009 New York Times article on recycling nytimes.com ; China Environmental Law blog article chinaenvironmentallaw.com ; Treehugger article treehugger.com ; E-Waste in Guiyu alexhoffordphotography.com ; CBS News article on Garbage in China cbsnews.com ; Links in this Website: GARBAGE AND RECYCLING IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

GOVERNMENT POLICY AND FIGHTING POLLUTION IN CHINA: Paper on Environment and Government Policy findarticles.com ; Paper on Government Policy and Water Pollution unep.org ; Links in this Website: ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNMENT POLICY AND FIGHTING POLLUTION IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS AND PROTESTS IN CHINA: Global Environmental Institute (a Chinese non-profit NGO) geichina.org ; Beijing Energy Network (a Chinese grassroots environmental group) greenleapforward.com ; Greenpeace China greenpeace.org/china/en ; Greenpeace China article on Environmental Awarness in China greenpeace.org ; Global Village Beijing gvbchina.org ; China’s Environmental Movement Council of Foreign Affairs ; List of Environmental Organizations findouter.com ; Links in this Website: ; ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS AND PROTESTS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ;

SCIENCE IN CHINA

Links in this Website: SCIENCE IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; CHINESE INVENTIONS--GUNPOWDER, MACHINES, FOODS AND CHAIRS Factsanddetails.com/China ; CHINESE INVENTIONS --PAPER, MONEY, ASTRONOMY, CLOCKS Factsanddetails.com/China ; CHINESE SPACE PROGRAM Factsanddetails.com/China ;TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ;

SCIENCE IN CHINA: Science in China Press scichina.com ; Library of Congress Article from the 1980s lcweb2.loc.gov ; China Page chinapage.org ; aleph0.clarku.edu ; Wikipedia article on Science and Technology in China Wikipedia ;Science and Civilization by Joseph Needham in China Series Needham Research Institute ; Links in this Website: SCIENCE IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

CHINESE INVENTIONS: Google ?Chinese Inventions?; The Wikipedia article is very long and thorough Wikipedia ; Chinese Inventions Timeline Columbia University ; Astronomy chinapage.org ; Science and Civilization by Joseph Needham in China Series Needham Research Institute : Links in this Website: CHINESE INVENTIONS --PAPER, MONEY, ASTRONOMY, CLOCKS Factsanddetails.com/China ; CHINESE INVENTIONS--GUNPOWDER, MACHINES, FOODS AND CHAIRS Factsanddetails.com/China

CHINESE SPACE PROGRAM: Space Daily Dragons in Space spacedaily.com ; History Chinese Space Program astronautix.com ; China National Space Administration cnsa.gov.cn ; Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; Chinese Space Program Links aerospaceguide.net ; Library of Congress Report pdf file defense.gov/pubs ; Space.com News space.com/news/china-space-program ; Links in this Website: CHINESE SPACE PROGRAM Factsanddetails.com/China ;TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ;

ANIMALS AND PLANTS IN CHINA

Links in this Website: ANIMALS AND PLANTS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; PREHISTORIC ANIMALS AND DINOSAURS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; PANGOLINS, DEER AND TIGERS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; Factsanddetails.com/China ; SNUB-NOSED AND GOLDEN MONKEYS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; PANDAS Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENDANGERED PANDAS Factsanddetails.com/China ; ALLIGATORS, RIVER DOLPHINS AND GIANT SALAMANDERS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; CRANES, CORMORANTS AND OTHER BIRDS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; TIBETAN ANIMALS AND PLANTS Factsanddetails.com/China ; SNOW LEOPARDS Factsanddetails.com/China ; SHAHTOOSH AND CHIRUS Factsanddetails.com/China ; YAKS Factsanddetails.com/China ; PETS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; DOGS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; CHINESE DOG BREEDS Factsanddetails.com/China ; WEIRD FOODS IN CHINA NO. 1 Factsanddetails.com/China ; WEIRD FOODS IN CHINA NO. 2 Factsanddetails.com/China ; ANIMAL PARTS AND CHINESE MEDICINE Factsanddetails.com/China

ANIMALS AND PLANTS IN CHINA: Living National Treasures: China lntreasures.com/china ; Animal Info animalinfo.org ; ARKive (do a Search for China or the Animal Species You Want) arkive.org Animal Picture Archives (do a Search for the Animal Species You Want) animalpicturesarchive Endangered Animals in China ifce.org/endanger ; Animals Asia Campaign to Help Animals animalsasia.org ; Plants in China: Flora of China flora.huh.harvard.edu ; Plant Meaning and Symbolism Chinatown Connection ; Links in this Website: ANIMALS AND PLANTS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

PREHISTORIC ANIMALS AND DINOSAURS IN CHINA : Google Dinosaurs in China for Articles on the latest Discoveries. Otherwise: Chinese Dinosaurs at the Australian Museum australianmuseum.net.au/Chinese-dinosaurs ; China Page chinapage.com ; 2010 Washington Post article on Big Money Spent on Dinosaur Studies washingtonpost.com ; Feathered Dinosaurs at Yale Peabody Museum peabody.yale.edu ; Chinese Dinosaurs at te Australian Museum australianmuseum.net.au/Chinese-dinosaurs Links in this Website: PREHISTORIC MAN IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; CHINA'S EARLIEST CULTURES Factsanddetails.com/China ; PREHISTORIC ANIMALS AND DINOSAURS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

PANGOLINS, DEER AND TIGERS IN CHINA: Tigers Wikipedia article on the South China Tiger Wikipedia ; Save China’s Tigersavechinastigers.org ; South China Tiger in Africa Video YouTube ; National Geographic article on Saving the South China Tiger nationalgeographic.com ; Fake Photos chinadaily.com.cn ; Indian Tiger indiantiger.org ; Siuth China Tiger Info lion_roar.tripod.com ; Pangolins Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; African Wildlife Foundation awf.org ; Theatened Pangolin Video YouTube ; Links in this Website: PANGOLINS, DEER AND TIGERS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China ; Factsanddetails.com/China

SNUB-NOSED AND GOLDEN MONKEYS IN CHINA Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; ARKive arkive.org/golden-snub-nosed-monkey ; Mongabay mongabay.com ; Nature Conservancy nature.org ; Primate Info. Net pin.primate.wisc.edu; Links in this Website: SNUB-NOSED AND GOLDEN MONKEYS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

PANDAS: San Diego Zoo sandiegozoo.org ; Wikipedia article wikipedia.org and and panda.org ; National Zoo nationalzoo.si.edu ; Pandas International pandasinternational.org ; World Wildlife Fund worldwildlife.org ; National Geographic for Kids kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals and nationalgeographic.com ; Book: Last Panda by George Schaller (University of Chicago). Facilities: Wolong Giant Panda Protection and Research Center; Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base. Links in this Website: PANDAS Factsanddetails.com/China ; ENDANGERED PANDAS Factsanddetails.com/China ; SICHUAN PROVINCES AROUND CHENGDU, with sections on Wolong and Breeding Centers in Chengdu Factsanddetails.com/China

ALLIGATORS, RIVER DOLPHINS AND GIANT SALAMANDERS: Chinese Alligator Crocodilain Species List flmnh.ufl.edu ; Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; ARKivearkive.org ; Giant Salamander Amphibiaweb amphibiaweb.org ; ARKive arkive,org ; River Dolphin Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; Baiji.org baiji.org ; Animalinfo.org animalinfo.org ; Links in this Website: ALLIGATORS, RIVER DOLPHINS AND GIANT SALAMANDERS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

CRANES, CORMORANTS AND OTHER BIRDS: Rare Birds of China rarebirdsofchina.com ; Birds of China Checklist birdlist.org/china. ; China Birding Hotspots China Birding Hotspots China Bird.net China Bird.net ; Birdwatching Tour, China Tibet Travel: China Tibet Travel ;Fat Birder Fat Birder . There are lots of good sites if you google ?Birdwatching in China.?

Cormorant fishing Wikipedia article Wikipedia ; Cormorant fishing in Yangshuo yangshuo-travel-guide ; Photos of Cormorant fishing molon.de ; Articles on Cormorant Fishing highbeam.com ; Cranes International Crane Foundation savingcranes.org ; Black-Necked Crane savingcranes.org ; Red-Crowned Crane savingcranes.org ; Links in this Website: CRANES, CORMORANTS AND OTHER BIRDS IN CHINA Factsanddetails.com/China

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