(November 6, 2010) It might be the most ambitious construction project in China since the Great Wall.
(November 5, 2010) Statement by dissident writer Dai Qing, calling on Chinese officials to release Liu Xiaobo and announcing that she will attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo, even as the Chinese government pursues a crackdown on the country’s critics and activists.
(November 4, 2010) Francesco Sisci, the Asia Editor of La Stampa, writes about the recent passing of one China’s foremost environmentalists, Liang Congjie.
(November 3, 2010) The ongoing fight to safeguard Beijing`s dwindling water supplies and a personal battle against China’s controversial Three Gorges dam will be the subject of a special public lecture in Vancouver by leading Chinese environmental activist and journalist, Dai Qing.
(November 3, 2010) The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is pleased to offer UVic students a special meeting with China’s leading environmental activist and author, Dai Qing.
(November 3, 2010) CAPI is very pleased to welcome Dai Qing, the leading voice of the environmental movement in China, to the UVic campus in early November 2010.
China’s water crisis: Beijing’s crippling water shortage and the unfolding tragedy of the Three Gorges Dam
(November 3, 2010) Dai Qing, a Probe International fellow, leading Chinese activist and journalist will be giving a speech at the University of British Columbia on November 9, detailing her battle against the Three Gorges dam and quest to protect the country’s dwindling water supplies.
(November 2, 2010) Writing in the Globe and Mail, Margaret Wente looks at Dai Qing’s belief that China’s growing economy is happening at the expense of the country’s environment.
(October 29, 2010) A man has been sentenced to three years and six months in prison for dumping 6,500 tons of sludge from a waste water treatment plants, located nearby the premises of a ground water source protected-area in a suburb of Beijing.
(October 29, 2010) China’s economic progress is being powered by huge projects to supply the booming cities with water and power – but that comes at a price for rural communities displaced by the new infrastructure.
(October 27, 2010) Xinhua reports that China Development Bank (CDB) will offer China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) more than 11 billion U.S. dollars in financial support over the next five years.
(October 21, 2010) Speaking to The Economist, Probe International fellow Dai Qing says liberal change is coming to China’s press.
(October 18, 2010) Dai Qing, a Probe International fellow and one of China’s most famous activists and journalists, will be speaking at the University of Victoria on November 5, 2010. Read the details below.
(October 18, 2010) The water crisis that Beijing faces today, with an estimated supply deficit of 400 million cubic metres, will be afflicting China’s major cities in 20 years, and millions of urban Chinese citizens will suffer, says Probe International’s Executive Director, Patricia Adams, in an article for the South China Morning Post.
(October 15, 2010) Probe International has translated the introduction by Long Pingchuan, a Chinese writer, to Xie Chaoping’s controversial book, “The Great Relocation,” which details the struggles of migrants relocated to make way for the Sanmenxia dam.