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WildChina Explorer Grant

Chinese door in Hutong alley

Global Nomad Kyle Johnson Joins the Explorer Grant Judge Panel!

Kyle Johnson (Gu Yue) loves to explore. From the fjords of Patagonia to the streets of the Mediterranean, his travels have taken him across the world. Having left his job at General Electric to pursue...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

Interview: Discovering the Snow Lotus with Heli, 2013 WildChina Explorer

  In 2013, the WildChina Explorer Grant was awarded to Heli, a botanist whose passion for rare plants brought him all the way to remote Xinjiang in search of the Tianshan Snow Lotus. This rare...
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Imperial dragon patterns

Interview: Bill Bleisch, 2012 WildChina Explorer

  Bill Bleisch has been involved in environmental efforts in China and its neighboring countries for nearly two decades. One perennial focus of his work has been the way in which habitat loss stemming from...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

Wang Qiuyang Joins the Explorer Grant Judge Panel!

Entrepreneur. Adventurer. Philanthropist. We are proud to welcome Wang Qiuyang as one of the 2014 WildChina Explorer Grant judges. Since founding Antaeus Group – a prominent Beijing real estate company – in 1994, Wang Qiuyang has...
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Rice Terraces in the south of China

Li Bo Returns to the WildChina Explorer Grant Judge Panel

With less than one month to go before the deadline for 2014 WildChina Explorer Grant applications, we are excited to announce the return of Li Bo to the WEG judge panel.  Li Bo has spent...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Interview: Jeff Fuchs, 2011 WildChina Explorer

Our 2011 Explorer Grant winner, Jeff Fuchs, set the bar high when he and his friend Michael Kleinswort set out to rediscover the Tsalam Road in Qinghai province. Also known as the Nomadic Salt Road,...
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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

The WildChina Explorer Grant is Back!

When you were a kid, did you ever try to dig your way to China? Have you always dreamed of exploring the Middle Kingdom? Now is your chance to bring these dreams to life. For...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

2012 WildChina Explorer Grant Winner William Bleisch Returns!

In January, our 2012 WildChina Explorer Grant winner William Bleisch finally had a chance to set out on the first steps of his expedition. Difficulties with permits had delayed his departure and William was extremely...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

And the winner of our 2013 WildChina Explorer Grant is…

..Heli! It was no easy task, but after much deliberation our judges chose this applicant and his journey to study the Tianshan Snow Lotus in Xinjiang’s Uighur Autonomous Region. An avid adventurer whose personal journeys...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

The North Face to Outfit WildChina Explorer Grant Winner

WildChina Travel and The North Face® are proud to announce their partnership for the WildChina Explorer Grant! The WildChina Explorer Grant is an award of up to USD 3,000 given to adventurers seeking to push...
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