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  • Sunset through severe air pollution in Shanghai.<br />
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  • Sunset over West Lake in Hangzhou, one of the most visited tourists sites in China. Zhejiang Province. China. 2010
  • Sand-ships on Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. China. 2010
  • A sand-ship on Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. China. 2010
  • Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • 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
  • Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. China. 2010
  • Zhalong Wetlands, Heilongjiang Province. China. 2011
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A view of a model of Shanghai airport in the Shanghai Urban Planning Building. 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
  • 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
  • West Lake in Hangzhou, one of the most visited tourists sites in China. Zhejiang Province. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A view of a model of Shanghai airport in the Shanghai Urban Planning Building. 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. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Dongzhimen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • Flood waters push onto industrial land at Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. China. 2010
  • A man riding a boat on Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. China. 2010
  • A sand-ship on Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. China. 2010
  • Submerged trees at Dongting Lake, Hunan Province, during a time of flooding. Dongting Lake has decreased in size in recent decades as a result of land reclamation and damming of the Yangtze. China. 2010
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