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Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

As climate change alters temperature and rainfall patterns, yields of some crops are increasing while others decline. The net result: less food, especially where it's most needed.

10 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Is China worsening the developing world's environmental crisis?

The developing world is in the midst of an environmental crisis. Simply breathing the air is a leading cause of death...

By Jonas Gamso 23 Aug 2018

CHINA

What we can learn from China's fight against environmental ruin

A good news story about China's environment is something you don't hear every day...

By Brett Bryan and Lei Gao 13 Jul 2018

CHINA

Chinese solar boom sparks global renewables boon: study

A Chinese boom in solar panel installation last year helped drive global investment in renewable clean energy technology to record levels, a new study showed Tuesday, 16 January...

19 Jan 2018

CHINA

Beijing records best air quality in five years in 2017

Air quality in China's notoriously smog-ridden capital in 2017 was the best since pollution control measures were implemented five years ago, the Beijing government announced on Wednesday, 3 January...

4 Jan 2018

CHINA

Chinese firm turns panda poop into toilet paper

When life gave one Chinese company giant panda poop, it decided to make paper - and profits...

21 Dec 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Hong Kong-based airline adopts baby rhino in support of Investec Rhino Lifeline project

Cathay Pacific has adopted an orphan baby rhino as part of its ongoing partnership with the Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL) project...

22 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Tongji University students tackle rhino horn demand management in China using design

Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa...

22 Sep 2017

CHINA

China's 'sponge cities' aim to re-use 70% of rainwater - here's how

Asian cities are struggling to accommodate rapid urban migration, and development is encroaching on flood-prone areas...

By Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley 15 Sep 2017

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