September 21, 2011 /
Although official propaganda insists that China's forests are no longer in danger, over-harvesting and deforestation remain serious threats.
September 8, 2011
Pulitzer Center grantee Sean Gallagher traveled through China to report on disappearing wetlands caused by environmental degradation.
August 24, 2011 /
The Atlantic, Untold Stories
China is in danger of losing one of its most precious assets--the giant panda. Years of resource extraction and deforestation have destroyed the panda's natural habitat in the mountain ranges of...
August 12, 2011 /
After China's 1998 logging ban, attention turned to harvesting bamboo. The industry brings in millions of dollars each year for the country's economy.
August 2, 2011 /
With nearly 10,000 visitors a day, Jiuzhaigou National Park is an economic booster for the Sichuan Province.
July 26, 2011 /
Only a few communities in the Sichuan forest regions promote sustainable harvesting.
July 18, 2011 /
China has recently been placed on a new list that highlights the world's most threatened forest regions.
July 18, 2011
Sean Gallagher's multimedia project, Dongting Hu: A Lake in Flux, wins first place in a prestigious award contest for UK photojournalists.
July 15, 2011
"Black factories" provide often unsafe employment to China's thousands of migrant workers. Since these factories don't actually exist on paper, it's almost impossible to hold them accountable.
July 12, 2011
Natural forests cover about 10 percent of China’s surface area, but large swathes of China’s forests have been destroyed as a result of logging, mining, wood and plant collection.