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Soil conditions across China are grim, with some regions seeing serious contamination, according to a nationwide soil pollution survey conducted by the country’s environmental watchdog.
Pollution of land abandoned by industrial and mineral enterprises is especially severe, the survey said.
LONDON — Harvesting energy from the tides is hard to do, and the development of a new generation of sea-based power arrays lags far behind more widely used renewable technologies like wind and solar.