ADB Blog: It’s air-pocalypse now in Beijing – but the future is brighter

As the burners are fired up at full blast to stave off the biting winter cold, Beijing and its surrounding area started the New Year engulfed in smog.

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Publish Date: 3rd January 2017

Last Updated: 16th January 2017

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Guangxi Project Brief - Biodiversity Landscape and Livelihood

2nd March 2018

The GMS Core Environment Program (CEP) has been working with China's Guangxi Environmental Protection Department (GEPD) since 2006 to pilot biodiversity conservation initiatives in the Sino-Viet Nam Transboundary Biodiversity Landscape (TBL).

With its unique and vast karst formations, spread out across more than 40% of its land surface, the biodiversity conservation corridor pilot sites are located in southwest Guangxi stretching down to the borders of Viet Nam. CEP has supported the two environment agencies of Cao Bang and Guangxi provinces achieve significant restoration and conservation of the limestone forest and biodiversity in the region as well as the ecological integrity of gibbon habitats.

The brief entitled “Guangxi’s Biodiversity Landscape & Livelihood Project” entails the origin of the project, and milestones of the biodiversity landscape and corridor management, including key community-based conservation practices that improve ecosystem integrity and the living condition of surrounding communities, provincial support unit, strengthened transboundary cooperation on biodiversity conservation, and project outlook.      

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Green Freight Company Profile: Jira Charoen Ltd., Thailand

26th February 2018

Jira Charoen, a family-owned road transport company, joined the Green Freight Initiative to help achieve its social and environment goals.

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