China Environment Series 9 (2007)
Authors in this issue of the China Environment Series examine many of China's environmental health challenges, with emphasis throughout on potential steps to address these problems through regulation, better research, greater NGO involvement, and international assistance. This issue also includes a special report from the USAID-supported China Environmental Health Project.
Issues in this Series
This special environmental health issue was made possible by support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and USAID.
Assessing China's Response to the Challenge of Environmental Health By Xiaoqing Lu & Bates Gill Feature Box: Rapid Translation of Environmental Health Research into Policy and Action By Rick Kreutzer
Surf and Turf: Environmental and Food Safety Concerns of China's Aquaculture and Animal Husbandry By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Feature Box: Greening China's Banks By Christina Larson
Is Guangdong the Dark Horse in Addressing Ecological and Human Health Threats? By Kaleb Brownlow & Stephanie Renzi
Choking On Sand: Regional Cooperation to Mitigate Desertification in China By W. Chad Futrell Feature Box: Driving Into the Ocean of Sand - Circle of Blue By Jennifer L. Turner Tackling Cross-Border Air Quality in Southern China By Christine Loh Institutionalizing Public Participation in AIDS Governance in China By Fengshi Wu Feature Box: EHP: A Portal to Environmental Heath Information in China By Tanya Tillett
High Tech's Toxic Legacy in China By Jamie Choi Spotlight on NGO Activism: Promoting Pesticide Eco-Alternatives By Sun Jing Feature Box: Highlights of International Energy Agency-China Initiatives By Jonathan Sinton Complex Tradeoffs: Urban Transport, Land Use, Air Quality, and Health in Chengdu By Chris Nielsen A Case Study in Indoor Air Pollution and Lung Cancer in Xuan Wei, China By H. Dean Hosgood Feature Box: Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution By Derreck Vollmer Feature Box: Partnership for Clean Indoor Air in Guizhou Province By Jennifer L. Turner
Exploring a Forgotten River By Baohua Yan Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Child's Right: Brining Water Purification Systems to China's Orphanages By Eric Stowe Feature Box: Chang Lin Migrants' School Program By Steve Kloos & Qing Zhao A Call for Transparency: China's Emerging Anti-Nuclear Movement By Wen Bo An Olympian Task: Alleviating Health Threats From Beijing's Polluted Groundwater By Laurel Meng Lelan Millar & Samantha L. Jones Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Community of Grassroots NGOs Protecting China's Rivers and Lakes By Daniela Salaverry
Breathing Better: Linking Energy and GHG Reduction to Health Benefits in China By Kong Chiu, Yu Lei, Yanshen Zhang, & Dan Chen Back to the Future: Bicycles, Human Health, & GHG Emissions in China By Peter Koehn Spotlight on NGO Activism: Shanghai Green Oasis By Kang Hongli & Mayu Suzuki Feature Box: China Holds the Key to Saving Wild Tigers By Grace Ge Gabriel Where the Wild Things Are...Sold By Linden Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner
The China Environmental Health Project By Jennifer Turner & Linden Ellis Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Jane Goodall Institute Roots & Shoots Program in China By April Nigh Water Resource Challenges in the Karst Regions of Southwest China By Chris Groves Spotlight on NGO Activism: Natural Resources Defense Council China Program By Alex Wang Reaching Out to the Community in Rural Yunnan's Karst Region By Amelia Chung Spotlight on NGO Activism: Catalyzing Participatory Governance From the Grassroots to the County Seat By Amelia Chung Clearing the Air: Promoting Clean Coal Technology and Environmental Health Studies in Huainan City By Wei-Ping Pan Feature Box: Coal City: Measures to Control Urumqi’s Health-Threatening Air Pollution By Zhang Chen & Rui Li-hong