The truth revealed: Environmental bluffs miss big picture
Sometimes "little green lies" bend the truth and become the basis for government policies that harm the environment.
Desertification is occurring in almost 30 percent of China and salinization affects 10 percent of the nation.
About 3,000 wild snow leopards now roam the pristine areas of Himalayan mountain regions. Despite conservation measures, most of which aim to establish protected areas, the long-term survival of this beautiful mountain cat is far from assured.