• Tibetan prayer flags on top of a hill on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • Traditional buildings along the waterfront in Macau.<br />
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  • CHINA. Hubei Province. A view of 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. Hubei Province. A view of 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. Hubei Province. A tributary of the Yangtze in 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 view of 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 view of 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.  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 poster of Mao near the town of Fengdu that is yo be flooded by damming the Yangtze near the town of YiChang. It  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. Hubei Province. A view of 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 payer flags line the hills on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • A man sleeps near to Tibetan prayer flags on top of a hill on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • Workers dig sand on the grounds of a brick making factory on the outskirts of Kolkata.<br />
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  • A child poses for a photograph by the side of the road on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • Two men drink beer on a hillside on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • Reeds laid out on a hill at the Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • A man sleeps on top of a hill on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • Tibetan flags fly on a hill on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • Reeds laid out on a hill at the Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • A young Tibetan monk on a hill overlooking the town of Sershul on the Tibetan Plateau, in western China. The town is home to a large monastery which houses thousands of monks. The Sanjiangyuan or Three Rivers Headwater region of western China contains the sources of the Yangtze, Mekong and Yellow Rivers.
  • A temple stands on a hill overlooking one of the main channels of 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
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