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Russia is China's largest timber supplier; half of all logging there is illegal.
In Indonesia, another timber supplier to China, up to 80% of all logging takes place illegally.
90% of all wood products made in China are consumed in the country, including 45 billion pairs of wooden chopsticks each year.
The value of China's timber-product exports exceeds $17 billion. About 40 percent go to the United States.
More than 3/4 of China's forests have disappeared; 1/4 of the country's land mass is now desert.
Until recently, China was losing a Rhode Island-sized parcel of land to desertification each year.
80% of the Himalayan glaciers that feed Chinese rivers could melt by 2035.
In 2005, China's sulfur-dioxide emissions were nearly twice those of the United States.
Acid rain caused by air pollution now affects 1/3 of China's land.
Each year, at least 400,000 Chinese die prematurely of air-pollution-linked respiratory illnesses or diseases.
4/5 of China's rivers are too polluted to support fish.
The Mi Yun reservoir, Beijing's last remaining reliable source of drinking water, has dropped more than 50 feet since 1993.