• CHINA. Shanghai. Pedestrians in Shanghai. 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 mother and child near the Olympic village during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A mother carries her child in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. Scene from Beijing West Train Station. 2007.
  • A woman and her child walk past an advertisement for a new holiday resort. Major coastal developments have been one of the major causes of mangrove loss in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province. Over the past century, the world has lost over 50% of its coastal mangroves. They have been cleared mainly to make way for commercial shrimp and fish farms. The unique trees which live in salt water are valued for the ability to protect shorelines and are home to a diverse array of flora and fauna. 2010
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A spider exhibit in the 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. Shanghai. Tourists near 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. A mother and child in the old town. 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 picture of an Olympic volunteer helping a young child and his mother . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man carries a child in the shopping district of Xidan . 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. Tourists near 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. A mother and child in the old town. 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 mother and child in the shopping district of Wangfujing, a popular place for spectators, tourists and athletes to visit during the Olympic Games. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A mother and child near the Olympic village during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A mother carries her child in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A mother carries her tired child in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young child being held by his father. 2008.
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. A child in a village along the Yangtze near to 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.
  • CHINA. Chongqing Province.  A man and child in the town of Wushan, which lies on the banks of the Yangtze and at the entrance to 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.
  • CHINA. Chongqing Province.  Pedestrians in the town of Wushan near 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.
  • CHINA. Beijing. Street scene from the electronic district of Zhonguancun in central Beijing. 2006.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young boy practiced writing English in a hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district that has been earmarked to be destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • Floods in the streets of Yueyang City next to Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. Summer flooding pushes water into the city. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Beijing. A mother carries her tired child in the Olympic village whilst watching rehearsals for the Beijing Olympic games. 2008
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