Tag Archives: environmentalism

“We can’t accept the fact that the trees will disappear” – the intangible costs of development


One of the first things that a person notices when they arrive in Nanjing, is that unlike other Chinese cities, many of the main streets are lined with mature trees. Some of these trees were planted over 60 years ago, … Continue reading

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China’s Silent Spring


It would be easy to write a post about the difference between Malaysia and China and point to the joys of multiculturalism and  democracy. However it wasn’t these things that jumped out most at me during my travels, instead it … Continue reading

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China Has Conquered Nature


It’s no secret that I’m a man who loves to get outside.  I love to hear the breeze in the leaves overhead and let the sun beat the sweat out of me as I lose myself on a trail.  I … Continue reading

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