Monthly Archives: March 2015

Under the Dome: China’s ‘Silent Spring’ moment flickers and fades

It seemed too good to be true.  When former CCTV anchor Chai Jing’s 104-minute self-produced documentary “Under the Dome” was initially posted it clearly struck a nerve.  In the first 48 hours of its posting on Tencent, it received over … Continue reading

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More on the ivory trade: China announces a one-year ban

Magnus Fiskesjo (Cornell University and NYU-Shanghai) recently posted this update on H-Asia on the recent announcement of a one-year moratorium on ivory imports in China.  Also, a New York Times report on it can be found here.  The report is … Continue reading

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