Protests in Hong Kong present an ominous backdrop to ongoing concerns from citizens there that they could lose the fragile freedoms and rule of law that distinguish their home from life on mainland China.
Giant panda home forest could be sold off under pending legislation in China, isolating already dwindling populations.
A drone captures a bird's-eye view of the tens of thousands of protesters that have come out into the streets of Hong Kong. Continue reading →
Demonstrations in Hong Kong have sprung up over recent electoral changes announced by the Chinese government. Trace explains what near- and long-term issues have motivated protesters to take to the streets.
Mysterious animals whose remains resemble dried up pomegranates lived 370 million years before the world's first dinosaurs emerged. Continue reading →
The Dalai Lama recently implied he'd be the last to hold the position, because the Dalia Lama would not be reborn in China until Tibet was free of the larger country's rule. How did long-running tensions between Tibet and China begin? Tara explains.
State media reports that none of the rare fish were detected reproducing naturally in the polluted and crowded Yangtze river last year.
The Chinese are building islands in the South China sea, for air bases or ports. How is that done and how do they stay where you put them?
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