Two technicians in China’s Wolong Nature Reserve measure tree growth to chart forest recovery. Credit: Michigan State University Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability China’s sweeping program to restore forests across the country is working. The vast destruction of China’s forests, leveled after decades of logging, floods and conversion to […]


The entrance gate is closed to the sanitary protection zone around the Krasny Bor hazardous waste landfill near St. Petersburg Environmental activists call it the “chemical Chernobyl”, a vast toxic waste dump outside Saint Petersburg they say is a dangerous threat to the environment of Russia’s second largest city. “The […]