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Recovering from natural disasters usually means rebuilding infrastructure and reassembling human lives.
New research, published in Seismological Research Letters, suggests that the 32-mile segment of the fault northeast of the 2013 Lushan rupture is the place to watch for the next major earthquake in the region.
Jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Sichuan University (Sichuan U), China's first Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR) has recently
CHENGDU, China, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chengdu Institute of Care-life (ICL), Chengdu Meihuan Tech. Co., Ltd. ("Meihuan Tech.") and I. Trade International Trade Ltd. ("I. Trade") signed a strategic co-operation agreement last week. I.
The devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake marks a defining moment for China's earthquake science program.
The impact of China's devastating 2008 earthquake was substantially lessened by environmental conservation programs for some of the country's most fragile habitats, according to research published in a journal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science this week.
HAIKOU, China, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At a ceremony held at its Haikou headquarters on the morning of Jan.
The massive Sichuan earthquake in China last year has decelerated efforts to save the countryâ€™s giant panda, which is regarded as Chinaâ€™s national treasure.
Mudslides that followed the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan, China earthquake, ranked by the US Geological Survey as the 11th deadliest earthquake ever recorded, may cause a carbon-dioxide release in upcoming decades equivalent to two percent of current annual global carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion, a new study shows.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).