05 Dec '11, 3pm

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Smog Grounds Flights in Beijing: By midafternoon Monday, Beijing's main airport had ca...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Smog Grounds Flights in Beijing: By midafternoon Monday, Beijing's main airport had ca...

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Travelers biding their time at Beijing International Airport on Monday. Thick smog prompts officials to cancel hundreds of flights and shut down some major highways in Beijing. The American Embassy describes current air quality there as “hazardous,” and the official Xinhua news agency says the pollution is likely to reach “dangerous” levels. [Agence France-Presse] At least 30 threatened bird species in Africa and Asia are completely dependent on small-scale human agriculture for survival, according to a study by University of East Anglia researchers. But some of this small-scale farming is now under threat itself as industrialized agriculture expands in places like central China. [BBC] A series of sightings of rare wild cats , including a jaguar, in southern Arizona is stirring excitement among wildlife experts and amateur nationalists. ...

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Beijing authorities cancel hundreds of flights and shut highways as smog levels approach 'hazardous' levels

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straitstimes.com 05 Dec '11, 6am

Beijing authorities cancelled hundreds of flights and shut highways as thick smog descended on the Chinese capital on Sund...

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to Beijing smog

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to Beijing smog

channelnewsasia.com 05 Dec '11, 5am

BEIJING: Beijing authorities cancelled hundreds of flights and shut highways as thick smog descended on the Chinese capita...

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mybirkinblog.blogspot.com 07 Dec '11, 1pm

British actress and singer Jane Birkin, with a flag of Tibet on her bag, prepares to leave the Elysee Palace following a m...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: China Hints at Emissi...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Dec '11, 3pm

On Our Radar: China Hints at Emissions Timetable By THE NEW YORK TIMES Reuters A coal-fired power plant on the outskirts o...

Agilent boosts device modelling and design portfolio with Beijing acquisition: AGILENT is acquiring Accelicon Te...

Agilent boosts device modelling and design port...

electronicsnews.com.au 05 Dec '11, 4am

AGILENT is acquiring Accelicon Technologies, a Beijing-based company which provides device-level modelling and validation ...

My first day in Beijing, China #Food #Travel

My first day in Beijing, China #Food #Travel

iamthewitch.com 16 Dec '11, 9am

After celebrating Christmas in KL, my mom and I took a long break from work and went to Beijing, China for holidays. Lucky...