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Chinese Alligators, Endangered, Recovery

World’s Most Endangered Alligator Making a Comeback – in Shanghai

WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) reports that eggs of critically endangered Chinese alligators discovered recently in a nest in a Shanghai wetland park have hatched and that baby alligators have been photographed and identified swimming in the area. The announcement signals a huge success for the species and for ongoing reintroduction efforts initiated by East China Normal University, Chongming Dongtan Wetland Park, and WCS with the help of U.S. zoos including WCS’s Bronx Zoo, and the Saint Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

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China, Currency, Dollar, Economics, Global Finance, Renminbi, RMB

Despite Yuan’s Meteoric Rise, Dollar Will Dominate

The international finance community is on the brink of what Cornell economist Eswar Prasad calls “a momentous event.”

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G20, China, World Economy, Climate Change, Turkey, South China Sea, Cyber Crime, Russia, UKRAINIAN CRISIS, Chinese Business

University of Michigan experts can discuss various topics related to the G20 Hangzhou Summit, including the world economy, climate change, cyber crime

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China, physician and patient relatinoship, Physician Trust

UNC Researcher Provides Recommendations to Stop Violence Against Clinicians in China

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With publications in prestigious medical journals and multimillion dollar federal grants, UNC faculty have shown they are committed to moving the fields of HIV prevention, treatment and cure research forward.

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China, Obesity, Childhood, University of Birmingham, Guangzhou

Chinese City Migrant Children Buck Obesity Trend

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that the children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families.

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China, Philippines, Politics, South China Sea

US Needs to Tread Carefully After South China Sea Ruling

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China, Philippines, South China Sea

South China Sea Court Ruling Will Have Profound Impact, Regardless of Decision

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Fan Yang’s “Faked in China” Tackles Competing Visions of the Chinese Economy in a Globalized World

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Book closely examines China’s cultural dilemma as it deals with competing visions for the nation’s economy since it joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001.

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New Study Finds Major Earthquake Threat From the Riasi Fault in the Himalayas

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New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir between Pakistan and India suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people.

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Climate, Agriculture, Tea, China, Monsoons

Climate and Agriculture: Changing Monsoon Patterns, More Rainfall Contribute to Lower Tea Yield in Chinese Provinces

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Longer monsoon seasons with increased daily rainfall, aspects of climate change, are contributing to reduced tea yield in regions of China, with implications for crop management and harvesting strategies, according to findings by a global interdisciplinary team led by Tufts University researchers and published online today in Climate.

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Laos, China and Viet Nam Enhance Cooperation to Combat Transnational Wildlife Trafficking Networks

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Frontline enforcement officers from key provinces, ports and border posts in Laos, China and Viet Nam completed an inter-agency field mission this week to share experiences, approaches and update the situation on wildlife smuggling networks along the major Indo-Burma trade route.

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Fusion, Lithium, international collaborations, tokamaks

PPPL Scientists Help Test Innovative Device to Improve Efficiency of Tokamaks

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Article describes successful test of liquid lithium limiter on China's EAST tokamak.

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Report: Despite Economic Gains, Rural Chinese Children Continue to Lag Urban Counterparts

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A new comprehensive study of children’s well-being in China reveals glaring disparities in education, economic conditions and emotional health between rural and urban children and the need for educational and public policy reforms to help close those gaps.

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China's National People's Congress Meeting: U-M Experts Available

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High-Carbon Coal Products Could Derail China's Clean Energy Efforts

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Using coal to produce chemicals could lock China into high-carbon investments.

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North Korea, Rocket launch, Missile, Missile defence, China, South Korea, THAAD

U.S. Missile Plan in Korean Peninsula Makes Little Technical Sense

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U.S.-China Trade, merage school, Long Institute

Record High China Trade Deficit May Not Be All Bad, Some Hidden Benefits, Says UCI Prof

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China, Sweden, Human Rights, Peter Dahlin

ND Expert: Detained Swedish Human Rights Worker Further Evidence of China's "Dark Days"

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Fearing a Massive Market Turndown? Why It’s ‟Way Too Early” to Be Concerned

In China, ‟retail investors are quite emotional, get frightened very quickly,” Eric Kirzner says.

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China, Chinese economy, Child Health Policy, Obesity, Nutrition & Children, Nutrition, The University of Manchester, University of Manchester, U.K

Rising Risk of Obesity Among China’s ‘Left Behind Children’

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Some 61 million rural children left behind by parents moving to China’s booming urban centres are at risk from increased fat and reduced protein in their diets, research from The University of Manchester, published in Public Health Nutrition suggests.







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