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2016 Sony World Photography Awards: Chinese Photography

The Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s largest photography competition. The aim of the awards is to recognise and reward the best photography in … Read more

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The life of Tajiks living in Xinjiang

These photos document the life of Tajiks living in the Tashkurghan Autonomous County in Xinjiang, China.

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Left-behind children

Left-behind children refer to those whose parent or parents go to work as migrant workers in bigger cities and leave them behind in the care of one parent, grandparent(s) or other elder relatives in rural villages.

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Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau

Tibetan nomads face many challenges to their  traditional way of life including political pressures, forced resettlement by China’s government, climate change and rapid modernisation.

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The research monkeys ‘Made in China’

Research monkeys ‘Made in China’ – Hubei Tian Qin Company produces macaques for use in research experiments. Strict management of the 700 monkeys in the … Read more

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Eagle Hunters of Western China

The Eagle Hunting festival, organised by the local hunting community, is part of an effort to promote and grow traditional hunting practices for new generations in the mountainous region of western China that borders Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia.

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China’s Coal Dependence A Challenge For Climate

A history of heavy dependence on burning coal for energy has made China the source of nearly a third of the world’s total carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the toxic pollutants widely cited by scientists and environmentalists as the primary cause of global warming.

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Ancient Chinese Villages

The ancient castle used by both Ming and Qing dynasties in Yuxian County village, Hebei Province, China.

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