New Energy and Environment Digest 新能源与环保参考

Grassroots Environmental Activism, with Chinese Characteristics

Posted in Art & Cinema, Community, Organizations by ebalkan on April 12, 2009

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In a somewhat rare state-sponsored rally, over 8,000 students gathered in Beijing’s Olympic Park last Saturday to show their commitment to environmental protection. The event launched the newest phase of the “Green Long March,” an ongoing effort to bring youth together and initiate a grassroots-esque environmental conservation movement nationwide.