In 2023, the team of environment enthusiasts at CGTN Nature launched the series "Environment Buzzword" to dig deeper into the top environmental issues facing our planet.
We contacted residents in Greenland to learn about the impact of melting glaciers and, much to our surprise, learned that not everyone there sees climate change as a threat — at least for the time being. We spoke to locals in wildfire-ravaged areas to understand why such catastrophes are becoming more frequent and how they manage to live in these hotspots. We also investigated the mass deaths of birds due to plastic pollution and reported on seals trapped by flesh-cutting "necklaces" made of fishing nets, among other hair-raising topics.
In 2024, CGTN Nature will continue to report on major environmental issues and explore actions needed for a way out. Our mission continues.
Editors: Chen Chen, Xu Wen, Gao Yuxin
Video editor: Gao Yuxin
Cover image designer: Li Jingjie
Chief editors: Wang Dewei, Yang Yan
Producers: Zhou Jun, Xing Fangyu
Special thanks to: Amy Cardinal Christianson, Bob Ward, Christine Figgener, Evangelos Achilleos, Hayley Charlton-Howard, Jackie Suggitt, Jeanette Rotchell, Marcus Eriksen, Philip Zylstra, Victor Steffensen, William Colgan
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