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April 13, 2021

WildChina On-Air: China’s Great Rivers With Ed Norton (Event #71)

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day by talking about China's great rivers with explorer and conservationist, Ed Norton.
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Fisherman in YangShuo

From rockets to prostitution: WildChina Expert Lijia

It isn’t everyone who drops out of high school to work in a rocket assembly line and then goes on to become a wildly successful journalist. But most people are not WildChina expert Lijia Zhang....
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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

Return to the Three Gorges

Return to the Three Gorges: At WildChina we take pride in showing people unseen corners of the country, but sometimes we like to visit the places that everyone else goes, places that we typically don’t...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

Is it safe to go on a Yangtze River cruise this summer?

According to a recent Los Angeles Times article, China’s Three Gorges Dam, the country’s “largest construction project since the Great Wall,” is showing signs of strain. A summer of record-breaking rains and floodwaters has “severely...
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Fisherman in YangShuo

Interview with Jia Liming, WildChina’s Director of Operations, on travels in Yunnan

Orville Schell recently wrote about his travels in Yunnan with WildChina, discussing the climate change issues on the Tibetan Plateau. However, what is beyond the melting glacial peaks in the region? WildChina’s Alex Grieves sat...
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Rice Terraces in the south of China

Environmental Changes in Yunnan

Climate change often seems like an abstract concept to many of us. But as renowned China scholar Orville Schell writes in “The Thaw at the Roof of the World,” his recent New York Times op-ed,...
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Experiencing the Power of Lijiang & Zhongdian

Our first stop was in Lijiang's lovely Old Town, which was restored after a devastating 1996 earthquake. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lijiang is considered the "Venice of the East" as it features cobblestone alleyways,...
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