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China quake reignites debate on country's rush to build large dams

“Why do earthquakes keep happening in that area?” In the wake of China’s 6.1 magnitude quake in Yunnan Province and a number of smaller quakes in the region, questions are once again being asked about the country’s rush to build big dams in its southwestern mountains, an area already vulnerable to seismic hazard. 913 more words

Three Gorges Probe

A Pilgrimage Back my Three Gorges Home After 11 Years

Last summer I made a pilgrimage back to the Three Gorges area, where I used to live for two years before the region was flooded by the Three Gorges Dam.   1,346 more words

Food-Focused Travelogues

Rubber Dingy Adventures

So a couple days ago I did a thing called piao liu, which literally translated means something like floaty floating. Before we arrived at Sanxia Mountain, I thought we’d be going on this kind of natural lazy river type thing, but as we floatily floated down this river, I realized that  372 more words