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Report: China Halts Bridge Construction After 6,000 Rare Fish Die

China has halted construction of a bridge in the province of Hubei after it was said to have caused the death of around 6,000 critically endangered Chinese sturgeon, the China Daily said, citing the agriculture ministry. An investigation team found the construction project in the city of Jingzhou had illegally encroached on a protected national nature reserve, the paper said. The fish were bred at an aquafarm in Jingzhou. Their deaths were attributed to the "shocks, noises and...

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