• Tourists visiting the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The system is regarded as an "ancient Chinese engineering marvel." By naturally channeling water from the Min River during times of flood, the irrigation system served to protect the local area from flooding and provide water to the Chengdu basin. Sichuan Province. 2010
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A tourist on the Bund with the famour PuDong skyline behind her.  Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A billboard depicting cheering supporters of the Olympic games. 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. Tourists on the Bund. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Shanghai. Children running down the street. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. Spectators near the Olympic village during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • A kite flies against a blue sky in a park in Taipei.<br />
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  • CHINA. Shanghai. A woman on the Bund. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Passengers on a boat passing through the 3 Gorges.  The flooding of the three Gorges, by damming the Yangtze near the town of YiChang, has remained a controversial subject due to the negative environmental consequences and the displacement of millions of people in the flood plain. The Yangtze River however is reported to be at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. It is China's longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008.
  • Tibetan children near Qinghai Lake. Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland body of water lies at over 3000m on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The lake has been shrinking in recent decades, as a result of increased water-usage for local agriculture. Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Beijing. A spectator with a British Union Jack flag painted on her face during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman smiles whilst watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Members of the Chinese public clapping and cheering whilst watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Members of the Chinese public clapping and cheering whilst watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Members of the public watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Members of the public watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A billboard depicting cheering supporters of the Olympic games. 2008
  • Tibetan children near Qinghai Lake. Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland body of water lies at over 3000m on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The lake has been shrinking in recent decades, as a result of increased water-usage for local agriculture. Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A young child in a light exhibit at Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (?????; pinyin: Shàngh?i ke¯jì gu?n) is a large museum in Pudong, Shanghai, close to Century Park, the largest park of the city. The construction of the museum cost 1,75 billion RMB, and the floor area is 98 000m2 .2008..
  • CHINA. Beijing. A spectator taking pictures during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A spectator taking pictures during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young Chinese woman smiles whilst watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Members of the Chinese public watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
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