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2010-06-29 13:15:00

Finless porpoises may be more endangered than previously thought.

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2009-04-21 08:43:35

China will construct 20 additional reservoirs in the Yangtze River system by 2020, the government announced Tuesday, regardless of mounting concerns about dam construction in the area.

2008-09-15 09:00:28

Three Gorges Project's water level rise plan won't pose flood control harm: experts YICHANG, Sept.

2008-09-14 00:00:14

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) YICHANG, Sept.

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2006-12-13 08:40:00

A rare, nearly blind white dolphin that survived for millions of years is effectively extinct, an international expedition declared Wednesday after ending a fruitless six-week search of its Yangtze River habitat.

2005-08-24 06:35:42

A group of international explorers on Tuesday claimed it had pinpointed a new site for the source of China's storied Yangtze River, placing it 4 miles farther west than previously thought.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.