Conservation: Bridge of hope for world's rarest primate

An artificial rope bridge across a divided forest could help save the ape, a type of gibbon, from extinction.

bbcnews
Oct. 15, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation china animals

China claims 'important breakthrough' in space mission shrouded in mystery

Very little is known about the Chinese vehicle that has been compared to the US's X-37 space plane.

By Pratik Jakhar • bbcnews
Sept. 9, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: china united-states

Ecuador on alert over huge Chinese fishing fleet off Galapagos Islands

Ecuador is on alert due to the appearance of a fleet of fishing vessels off the Galapagos Islands.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 29, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: china sharks endangered-species ecuador fishing-industry

China's Tianwen-1 Mars rover rockets away from Earth

The Asian country's first surface mission to the Red Planet heads out on a Long March 5 rocket.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 23, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: china mars space-exploration

Rosewood smuggling in The Gambia: Shipping firm halts timber exports

A BBC investigation found vast quantities of protected rosewood were being trafficked from The Gambia.

By Charlotte Attwood • bbcnews
July 8, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  environment  china  senegal  shipping-industry  ghana

China bubonic plague: Inner Mongolia takes precautions after case

A rural herdsman tested positive for the infection, which can be treated with antibiotics.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 6, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: china plague mongolia

BeiDou: China launches final satellite in challenge to GPS

The completion of the BeiDou-3 navigation system comes as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 23, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: china united-states space-exploration gps galileo-project satellite-navigation

Red pandas are two species, not one

The discovery comes from new research that could boost conservation plans.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: genetics conservation china nepal pandas

Single-use plastic: China to ban bags and other items

One of the world's biggest users of plastic plans to phase out most single-use items by 2025.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 20, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: pollution china plastic plastic-pollution

Is China gaining an edge in artificial intelligence?

The US-China over artificial intelligence is heating up, but some warn the US could be over-reacting.

By Natalie Sherman • bbcnews
Nov. 12, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence china global-trade china-us-relations asia-pacific

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