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2008-09-14 15:00:14

A Rhode Island-based organization has awarded a New York Times team $75,000 for its reporting on pollution in China. The Grantham Prize is administered by the University of Rhode Island's Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. The prize, awarded annually, is meant to encourage "outstanding coverage of the environment, to recognize reporting that has the potential to bring about constructive change, and to broadly disseminate the prizewinning story to increase public...

2008-09-08 06:00:05

By JIMMY WANG CLAD in knee-high leather boots, spandex shorts and a sports bra, Xiao Yan struck a pose two feet off the ground, her head glistening with sweat and her arms straining as she suspended herself from a vertical pole. "Keeping your grip is the hardest part," she said. "It's really easy to slide downward." Xiao, 26, who works as a supermarket manager, is one of a growing number of women experimenting with China's newest, and most controversial, fitness activity - pole dancing....

2008-06-24 15:02:34

A series on the pollution and devastating environmental impact of China's development wins the 2008 Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment. A series by The New York Times on the pollution and devastating environmental impact of China's development has won the 2008 Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment. Times reporters David Barboza, Keith Bradsher, Howard French, Joseph Kahn, Chang W. Lee, Jimmy Wang and Jim Yardley will receive the...


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