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World Heritage Site #1083 :: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

World Heritage Site #1083 :: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

State Property: China Location: Lijiang Prefecture, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province GPS: N27 53′ 42″, E98 24′ 23″ Date of Inscription: 2003 Minor modification inscribed year: 2010 Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x) Local Weather Consisting of eight geographical clusters of protected areas within the boundaries of the Three Parallel Rivers National Park, […]

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About Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

About Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

The Three Parallel Rivers nomination (1.7 mil.ha. in extent) consists of 15 protected areas in seven geographic clusters in the mountainous northwest of Yunnan Province. The 7 clusters are contained with a larger geographic unit of 3.4 mil. ha. administratively referred to as the Three Parallel Rivers National Park (IUCN Category VI). The northern and […]

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Amazing Balagezong in Yunan

Amazing Balagezong in Yunan

Located 76 kilometers from the county seat, the Balagezong Shangri-la Grand Canyon National Park is hidden deep in the center of the Three Parallel Rivers Nature Reserve, and possesses some of the best scenery in the region. Unlike the Potatso National Park, which is known for its highland lakes and pristine forests, Balagezong National Park […]

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Yunnan just got easier

Yunnan just got easier

A series of new boutique lodges in China’s beautiful Yunnan Province are making the remote, mountainous region a more attractive — and comfortable — place to visit By Sybil Kapoor/The Guardian, LONDON There are few places in China as wild and beautiful as the Three Parallel Rivers national park. Deep in the Meili Xue Shan […]

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At fault on the Nu River

At fault on the Nu River

As China gears up for a hydropower push in its earthquake-prone south-west, it should pause to consider events in Japan, two geologists tell Liu Jianqiang on World Water Day. With the ongoing crisis at its earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, Japan is paying a heavy price for ignoring “large-scale environmental evaluations”. This is the assessment of […]

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