Environmental factors blamed for the increasing problem in Shaanxi province
Smoke-belching behemoth near Bangladesh’s Sundarbans National Park will threaten the home of Bengal tigers, river dolphins and other species
Authorities rush out pledges and promises as another choking winter looms
Plan to construct world’s largest coal port and 17 other ports has UNESCO worried
A supremely successful conservation program has crocodile numbers spiraling upward
Correction appended: Nov. 13, 2013, 10:20 p.m. E.T.
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