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Photo slideshow of China

Photo highlights from China . More pictures from China are available at China images. Unless otherwise specified, images were taken by Rhett A. Butler and are copyright mongabay.com 1994-2012.

This slideshow presently lacks captions. In the meantime, captions for all the photos are available at China images.

If you are interested in buying prints or high resolution downloads of any of these images, you can do so via the China photo gallery. Prints and high resolution images are "clean" — they don't carry the "PROOF" label.



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This odd, armored animal is the planet’s most trafficked mammal, with its meat considered a delicacy and its scales a cure-all in traditional Chinese medicine. Can it be saved in time?

The Cambodian government has begun relocating some 5,000 villagers away from the flood site of the Lower Sesan 2 dam. Having ...

China’s southern Yunnan Province straddles the Myanmar border where the Mekong River flows, and the lowland tropics meet montane forests. This ...

Sateri has become the latest major viscose producer to adopt a new wood- and pulp-sourcing policy aimed at removing deforestation from ...

On Friday, June 19, Philippine authorities raided a warehouse on the island of Palawan and confiscated more than 4,000 live, illegally ...

When it comes to trafficking rhino, elephant, and tiger parts the biggest players are China, Kenya, India, Vietnam, South Africa and ...

As the rush for land in Southeast Asia continues at breakneck speed, often bringing with it social and environmental destruction, a ...

The Siberian tiger population continues to rebound, according to the latest numbers from the subspecies' stronghold in Russia. Ten years ago, ...

In 1914 the world's last passenger pigeon died. Nicknamed, Martha, she was not killed by hunters, but simply old age. With ...

South Africa is in the eye of a global rhino-poaching cyclone, with highly organized and elusive international syndicates running a brisk ...

The Chinese government announced today that it will 'eventually' shut down its legal domestic ivory market. The move, which surprised conservationists, ...

With fewer than 100 individuals alive and dropping fast, the vaquita porpoise is just a swish of the tail away from ...

China is looking to add another rung to its investment presence in Latin America, with an announcement of plans to build ...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has defended a plan to build a railway across the South American continent as a way to ...

China has been investing heavily in Latin America’s natural resources and crude oil. Recently, the country even pledged to invest $250 ...

Five tons of frozen pangolin, 77 kilograms (169 pounds) of pangolin scales, and 96 live pangolins: that's the grisly haul of ...

Surging demand for natural rubber is decimating some of the world's most endangered forests, putting wildlife and critical ecosystem services at ...

'When they came, what could we do?' 46-year-old fisherman Nguyên Phú asks, crouching down like a frog with his hands above ...

Researchers were in for a surprise when they viewed footage from a remote and little-explored area of southeastern Tibet. Among the ...

Mark Kwok has always loved the ocean. An avid diver and spear fisherman, he has travelled the planet in search of ...
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