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Winners for Nature & Environment News Stories: The hard journey of cotton industry

By Su Qiaojiang (

15:44, March 27, 2012

Cangnan County in Wenzhou City of China's Zhejiang Province has a tradition of producing cotton. Since the introducing of the Airflow textile machinery, many family-scaled cotton factories were appeared in 1999. However, the site of the recycled cotton industry in Cangnan is so shabby that people face many difficulties like the simple production facilities and healthy problems.

The 8th China International Press Photo Contest
Nature & Environment News Stories - Award of Excellence
The hard journey of cotton industry
The photo shows a worker works in the room in Gangnan County.

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Nature & Environment News Stories Winners
Gold Prize - In memory of Chernobyl
Silver Prize - Hunting for walruses
Bronze Prize - Rape of growth
Award of Excellence - Three years after the Plastic limit order


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