Troubled Waters: A Lakeside Village Struggles to Adapt to China’s Landmark Fishing Ban

More than three years on from a fishing ban on Poyang Lake, one fishing community is still straining to reinvent itself

The Photos That Defined 2022

From climate change to picnics to testing kiosks, these were the photos that captured the mood around China in 2022


Surviving a Summer of Extremes

Ordinary people from Chongqing and Sichuan share how they survived the heat waves and wildfires


The Cost of a Pandemic

Fighting Covid-19 has brought big losses and big profits for different sections of Chinese society


72 Hours in Henan's Floods

Photos and voices from the people living through catastrophic floods central China


The Ultimate Flood Sacrifice

China’s flood-relief policies have long relied smaller, impoverished cities and villages to divert waters from big population centers


China’s Uneasy History With Nuclear Energy

As a solution to air pollution and climate change, nuclear power is attractive to Chinese authorities—but what about the public?