Monday, September 30, 2013

China Green



China Green published by the Asia society (http://asiasociety.org/) is an informative and dynamic website that provides an extensive range of media about China’s environmental challenges.

The home page of the website provides a menu of key topics including: Energy & Climate, Land & Urbanisation, Life & Health, NGOs & Civil Society, Pollution, Tibetan Plateau and Wildlife. Each one of these topics opens a page containing information, videos and links which could be used to explore topics in Geography , HSIE and science and to address the national cross curricular priorities of sustainability and Asia. Below are descriptions of a few of the many resources on this uesful website
  • Don’t Cry, Three Gorges http://sites.asiasociety.org/chinagreen/dont-cry-three-gorges/This film documents the work and life of Liu Gujun, who heads up the Wanzhou River Cleaning Unit. Liu Gujung sold his small business and started a river cleaning team who work to collect the floating garbage that is polluting the waters of the Yangtze River.

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