Potatso National Park: Better habitat, better living

The story of Potatso National Park is an epitome of China’s green development efforts. Potatso National Park is located in Shangri-La City in Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Consisting of lakes, wetlands, forests, meadows, valleys, and streams, it is home to many rare species, such as black-necked crane and Himalayan Yew. … Read more Potatso National Park: Better habitat, better living

Illegal Logging in Romania

Illegal logging in Romania is destroying virgin forests and inciting violence in nearby communities. Meet 3 people trying to make change happen and protect the ancient woodlands in the country, home to some of Europe’s last large carnivores, and reduce the poverty and inequality generated by the practice. (Camera: Ioan-Mircea Topoleanu) Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Illegal Logging in Romania

Giant Panda National Park 2: Guardians of giant pandas

Who doesn’t love giant pandas? In China, they live in the bamboo forests of mountainous Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu provinces. The complex terrain and the road network divides 1,864 wild giant pandas into 33 groups. The pilot Giant Panda National Park stretches over three provinces, occupying a land area of 27,000 square kilometers and tries … Read more Giant Panda National Park 2: Guardians of giant pandas

Western Sydney sees massive replanting to create much needed forests | ABC News

In Western Sydney park land is in short supply, where trees have been cleared to make way for development. The state government is investing $5M to plant new trees to make the west more liveable. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to … Read more Western Sydney sees massive replanting to create much needed forests | ABC News

Covid-19 Solidarity & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Eid Message – Programme Budget 2021 – Vaccination – Bangladesh – Senior Personnel Appointment – Mali – South America Appeal – Forests – Financing for Development SECRETARY-GENERAL/EID MESSAGE Today, the Secretary-General will give a virtual Eid Message at an interactive discussion with Member States representing the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. … Read more Covid-19 Solidarity & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 May 2020)

Huge forest fire in Wareham declared a major incident

Conservationists fear wildlife may have been devastated by a fire that ripped through one of the only forests in Britain home to all six native species of reptile. More than 150 firefighters were called to tackle a vast blaze which consumed around 180 hectares of heath and woodland in Wareham Forest, Dorset, on Monday. For … Read more Huge forest fire in Wareham declared a major incident

Confined no more, Parisians return to nature for a breath of fresh air

Confined no more, Parisians have returned to nearby lakes and forests for a breath of fresh air. France was hit hard by Covid-19, recording more than 26,600 virus-related deaths as of Monday night. Authorities, trying to strike a balance between public health and boosting the economy, have said they will reassess the situation in three … Read more Confined no more, Parisians return to nature for a breath of fresh air

Global plan to fight COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing (7 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: Humanitarian appeal SG/hate speech Food prices/FAO COVID/babies DSG/debt UNAMID UNIFIL Forests Iraq Central African Republic Libya Kenya UNODC WMO Tourism Vesak COVID-19 HUMANITARIAN APPEAL A short while ago, the Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, launched a $6.7 billion appeal and updated … Read more Global plan to fight COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing (7 May 2020)

Giant Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ With Sting That Can Kill Land in the U.S.

The world’s largest hornet, a 2-inch killer dubbed the “Murder Hornet” with an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, where entomologists were making plans to wipe it out. The giant Asian insect, with a sting that could be fatal to some humans, is just now starting to emerge from winter hibernation. … Read more Giant Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ With Sting That Can Kill Land in the U.S.

CGTN Nature: Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 4: Mingyong Glacier

In many people’s perceptions, glaciers are often connected with high altitude and the freezing cold. But in the Three Parallel Rivers of the Yunnan Protected Areas, a giant glacier is surrounded by dense forests. In this episode, let’s find out more about the southernmost with the lowest ice tongue among all the modern glaciers in … Read more CGTN Nature: Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 4: Mingyong Glacier

Wildfires spread through fields & forests in Siberia

Wildfires are raging throught #Russia’s #Siberia where temperatures are around 15 degrees Celsius (59 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than normal for the time of year. Russia’s Emergency Ministry has summoned large numbers of firefighters to fight the spread, enlisting helicopters, trucks and drones. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on … Read more Wildfires spread through fields & forests in Siberia

The sound of healing by Chinese hospital|Meditate with the soothing sound of bamboo forests

Bamboo, the favorite food of giant pandas, also plays a significant role in Chinese culture. It is the symbol of virtue and reflects people’s souls and emotions. Unwind with this meditative music and experience the soothing effect that bamboo forests create. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more The sound of healing by Chinese hospital|Meditate with the soothing sound of bamboo forests

CGTN Nature: Southwestern Guangxi Series | Ep. 2: Family on the Rocks

The white-headed leaf monkey, or Trachypithecus poliocephalus, is native to southwestern Guangxi. With a population of less than 1,200, it has evolved into a unique subspecies in an area smaller than 200 square kilometers in the region. South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is home to more than 1,100 kinds of terrestrial vertebrates, of which … Read more CGTN Nature: Southwestern Guangxi Series | Ep. 2: Family on the Rocks

CGTN Nature: Qilian Mountains Series | Ep. 1: Beginning at the Source

In northwest China, a mountain range that stretches over 800 kilometers is a critical ecological barrier in the region. Here, forests, glaciers and deserts lie side by side, offering a chance of survival for numerous animal and plant species. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more CGTN Nature: Qilian Mountains Series | Ep. 1: Beginning at the Source

Brunei inaugurates cross sea bridge with Chinese contractor

Brunei inaugurated Tuesday the cross-sea Temburong Bridgeon linking the capital Bandar Seri Begawan with the Temburong district, which used to be geologically isolated from the rest of the country. The CC4 section of the 30-kilometer bridge, stretching 12 km and including a fully prefabricated viaduct that crosses Brunei’s uninhabited forests and swamps, was constructed by … Read more Brunei inaugurates cross sea bridge with Chinese contractor