China is introducing a new wave of genetically modified (GM) cows. And we're talking 'mad-scientist' GMOs here - animals that boast genetic traits utterly impossible to create in nature. How could that ever be a good thing? Well, new research has revealed it can be beneficial in certain ways, with these latest cows promising to help the cattle industry withstand a deadly pandemic of Bovine Tuberculosis (B-TB).
Rare footage in northeastern China suggests that Siberian tigers, an endangered species, are making a comeback after being absent in the region for more than 65 years.
The fossils of two ancient, shrew-like mammals were recently discovered in China, and are telling scientists that mammalian diversity started to take place more than 160 million years ago, according to a new study.
As part of China's "war on air pollution" launched in 2014, the country's government has revealed that only eight of its 74 largest cities have passed their own air quality standards. As a result, the government has reaffirmed their pledge to take action to improve air quality.
Beijing and Delhi are two cities infamous for their thick and dangerous waves of tainted air - dirtied by smog, ash, and other aerosols. Unfortunately for the rest of the world, this pollution doesn't just sit still. NASA has recently released a stunning video that shows how Asian pollution is changing weather and climate around the globe.
Reports are flooding in that officials in South China's Guangdong Province were allegedly caught with their mouths full of a critically endangered salamander just last week. Undercover press documenting the dinner were reportedly attacked after being ousted. An investigation is ongoing.
Though it appears a magical, fluorescent blue, Hong Kong's seas are actually sparkling as of late because of farming pollution, underlining a potentially toxic problem behind an otherwise beautiful sight.
China may be more than six decades behind the United States and Russia when it comes to space exploration, but even so, that won't stop them from trying to catch up. The relatively young world power just achieved a lunar milestone of their own, sending an unmanned spacecraft into orbit around the Moon.
China's arid north is slowly being invaded by its own desert, which is the source of growing dust storms and nearly useless land. To fight it, they are planting whole forests - a living wall of hearty trees to keep the desert at bay... and it's working.
Scientists have found the fossil of an ancient balloon-shaped animal in China, which they hope can shed some light on Earth's early sea life, according to new research.
A team of scientists has recently discovered 30 new spider species in China, with the promise of hundreds more waiting to be found, according to a new study.
A 1,700-year-old cemetery was discovered recently along part of China's Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes that once connected China to the Roman Empire, a new study describes.
It has been estimated that there are a mere 3,000 wild tigers left in all the world. Even as conservationists and international officials scramble to see these animals saved, they often overlook one underlying threat. Tiger farming is driving a demand for exotic products that condemns these majestic hunters to a life as glorified livestock.
For the greater part of the last two decades, China has been rapidly developing a series of conjoined seawalls along nearly half the entire length of its mainland's coastline. And while this has been a major boon for desperate land developers, it has proven disastrous for local and even migrating wildlife.
Despite promises to stamp out the illegal ivory trade in China, officials accompanying President Xi Jinping during a trip to Tanzania went on an ivory buying spree, according to a report released Thursday, perpetuating the ongoing elephant poaching running rampant throughout Africa.