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Photos: The Mysterious Chinese Monkey That's 'as Endangered as the Panda'

A small family of snub-nosed monkeys. (Xi Zhinong)
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A new documentary focuses on a rare species of snub-nosed monkey from the secluded mountain forests of Southern China that until recently was barely known to the outside world.

Interview: Blue Skies So Rare in China They Are Considered 'Tourist Attractions'

Beijing's air quality in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013, as pictured by China Air Daily.

With China's air quality once again making headlines in recent weeks, we check in with China Air Daily's Michael Zhao to see if there's any reason for hope.

Video: Can Beijing Clean Up its Air the Same Way New York and London Did?


The video "Fresh Air by 2030" is the latest offering from our partner site China Green, a production of the Center on U.S.-China Relations.

Photos: Watch Beijing's Air Quality Get Worse and Worse and Worse and ...

Looking south toward Beijing's Bell and Drum Towers from north of the city's second ring road in the afternoon on January 12, 2013. (David Green/China Air Daily)

As the "airpocalypse" continues in northern China, we check in with Michael Zhao, founder of Asia Society's China Air Daily website project, to see if there are any signs of hope.

Interview: New Website Tracks China's Air Pollution in Pictures


China Air Daily, a new site from Asia Society's China Green project, allows users to view daily photographs of the skies of China's major cities instead of having to plow through lists of statistical data (but if you like statistical data, it has plenty of that, as well).

Hot Air? Beijing Slams Foreign Embassies' Monitoring of Air Pollution

Beijing's skies on June 19 and June 22, 2009. (Beijing Air)

The information the U.S. shares on air quality in China has a lot of value, even if it isn’t the most precise or comprehensive, writes Michael Zhao.

Interview: Michael Zhao on E-Waste and Its 'Colorfully Toxic Afterlife'

Guiyu, China, one of the largest e-waste centers in the world. (Bert van Djik/Flickr)

What happens to our electronics after we throw them away? Michael Zhao's new multimedia feature offers an "unsightly tour" of the process.