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Already soggy southern China warned to brace for new floods

As a heat wave in northern China continues, more rain is expected along the Yangtze River, which flooded for the first time this year on Saturday.

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20 natural lakes disappear each year in China

NANJING — China has about 24,000 natural lakes, but they are disappearing at a rate of about20 every year, according to a declaration released at an environmental forum that ended on Sunday. China’s natural lakes cover an area of 83,000 square km and play an important role in maintaining ecological balance, controlling floods and reducing […]

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Feeding China

China’s autumn harvest surpassed expectations this year, despite a constant battle with droughts, floods and pests. China Daily agriculture reporter Jin Zhu looks at how the world’s most populous country makes sure it has enough to eat, and enough to help feed the world. China’s total output for grain this year hit a record high […]

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