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China NGO Develops First Grassroots-Level Environmental Standards for Chemical Industrial Parks

By Katherine Olson, Waterkeepers China Communication Associate In alliance with various partners such as the Alibaba Foundation, SEE, and the Ford Eco Prize, Green Stone Environmental Protection Center (the parent organization to Lower Yangtze River Waterkeeper) officially launched the “Green Neighbors” program, a set of environmental management assessment standards for petrochemical industrial parks that were ...

Protecting the Mighty Mekong

With a length of 2,703 miles, the mighty Mekong River originates in the Tibetan Plateau and flows through 6 countries in Asia—China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam—before it reaches the South China Sea. The Mekong is the world’s twelfth longest river and the seventh longest in Asia, providing food, water, recreation, and transportation for ...