Posts Tagged "pollution"

Heizhugou Summer Camp

Children playing the habitat game The Panda Base offers summer camps for children of the Yi ethnic minority in order to help teach the children about environmental conservation and animal welfare. The camps are offered in four different locations and each lasts for three days. Chinese volunteers from all over China ...

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The Enchanting Land of Jiuzhaigou

If you get out of the polluted cities of China, unique and beautiful landscapes await you. Jiuzhaigou National Park has to be one the of most captivating and enchanting places I have ever been in my life. Despite the 10-hour bus ride and the most “challenging” bathrooms I have every ...

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Helping to Spread Environmental Consciousness

Susan and colleagues from the Panda Base eating lunch after a long morning of surveying university students During our first week at the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding, we were introduced to our fantastic team of Chinese colleagues with whom we would be working. We also met Susan Clayton ...

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Welcome to Chengdu, Land of the Giant Pandas

        The flight to China went smoothly (with the exception of the terminal connection at the horrendous LAX airport) and thankfully all of our luggage awaited us after finally arriving in Chengdu. The wonderful Sarah Bexell was there to great us at the airport along with a ...

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Pollution and environmental degeneration in China; reflections of personal impact and responsibility

a nuclear power plant on the way to the mountains and most rural/poverty-stricken areas of China The large scale pollution in China are caused by industry that supplies goods worldwide,a rapidly growing population, and a demand for a higher standard of living. Through our experiences both in Chengdu and in rural ...

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