As China continues their forward progress towards becoming an industrial powerhouse and world player, many people have raised concern regarding the environment. Beijing has become known for dense smog and air pollution. The rivers through the largest cities have turned red, orange, or blue from the chemicals and dyes pumped into the rivers.
All of these environmental disasters raise the alarm for the mountains of Southwest China. These mountains are home to over 10,000 species of plants and animals found only in this part of the world. The golden monkey and the giant panda are two of the most famous (more…)