29 Jun '15, 5pm

China is modeling a national parks network after U.S. example

The preservation of natural resources and beauty might seem like a strange move for a nation that recently proposed to cut through the Amazon with a 3,300 mile railway network. China also lacks a reputation for protecting their environment, so a national parks system seems a bit oxymoronic. Some of the areas in China where nature is thriving are currently under threat from pollution and construction, and the government has done little to intervene over the years.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/china-is-modeling-a-national-parks-n...

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