Water is one of the most common agents of illness, especially in highly populated regions with shared utilities. Now, a new report details how rising water temperatures across the globe could result in the increased prevalence of water-borne illnesses, making the prevention of disease far more difficult.
New images from NASA's Aqua satellite stunningly illustrate the air quality problems that an increasingly industrialized China faces. Interestingly, the latest of these images shows that agricultural practices, not just industry, heavily contribute to the smog and haze that is literally choking the county's citizens.
The third phase of China's lunar exploration program successfully lifted off on Thursday, marking the beginning of the country's first partly-privatized mission into the Moon's orbit.
If you're a tea connoisseur you may have noticed that sometimes your favorite brew just doesn't taste like it should. Now researchers are arguing that this may be because shifting rain patterns can actually affect the chemicals in tea that are responsible for flavor and even its health benefits.
Contrary to its goal to reduce carbon emissions by up to 45 percent by 2020, China has seen a three percent increase in the greenhouse gas thanks to its rampant economic boom, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
A new wasp species belonging to the Spasskia genus has been identified in China, expanding on the number of disturbingly parasitic wasps that can be found around the globe.
China suffers from a relatively unique problem. Some cooking establishments use waste oil, called "gutter oil," in their cooking. This is a potentially dangerous practice, and officials have been struggling to figure out how they can better monitor this problem. Now, researchers believe they have the solution.
Beijing, the capital of China, has recently announced that it will ban all industrial use of coal by the end of 2020 in a continued effort to severely cap its country's greenhouse gas emissions.
China has admitted for the first time ever that it permits the illegal trade of captive tigers' skins at an international convention, according to participants and officials who attended the meeting.
A new study of the flow of water around China's many provinces has revealed an alarming disparity in access. Climate change concerns have the environmentally conscious country already trying to balance this water wealth, but researchers are suggesting that there is a better way.
Animal right activists everywhere are celebrating after Monday when China removed a controversial animal testing rule for certain types of cosmetics.
Having long been one of the world's top polluters, it might be surprising to learn that China has been, and remains the world's largest user of renewable energy (RE) products and technological advances, leading a 25 percent global increase in size of the RE market since 2012.
Researchers from the University of Bonn have discovered the fossil of a unique blood-sucking parasite in China.
Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have linked the deadly floods of China's Yellow River to a widespread pattern of human-caused environmental degradation and related flood-mitigation efforts that began changing the river's natural flow nearly 3,000 years ago.
A Chinese environmental group launched a smartphone app Monday that tracks and exposes polluting companies, acting on the country's inclination to make such data more available and welcoming public monitoring of breaches in environmental safety.