And activists say the plan to save it could make things much worse.
One-third of China's lakes and rivers are already so polluted they're not fit for human consumption, and the problem could worsen as the country's rapid urbanization continues.
Rivers, the great, ever-changing highways of water on the banks of which nearly all early civilizations were built.
Last year at Berlinale, it was early on during the second day with Jafar Panahi's Taxi, and this year the revelation came
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Thursday evening, locals and family members who arrived in the area took part in a candlelight vigil to mourn the dead. On
Some demanded to know why the boat did not dock in the storm, and how the rescued captain and crew members had had time to
State propaganda authorities attempted to maintain firm control over the narrative, reportedly ordering local media to recall
A cruise ship carrying 458 people capsized during a storm on China's Yangtze river on Monday night, leaving more than 400
A major hub on the Yangtze River, where it intersects with the Han downriver from the Three Gorges Dam, Wuhan is a "triple play" created in the 1920's when what had been the ancient villages of Hankou, Wuchang, and Hanyang joined to form what has grown into one of China's largest cities.