Lakes and rivers function as the lifeblood of most societies, cultivating cities, cultures, and human growth. But as economic development accelerates, factors like population density and pollution have begun to seriously harm our waterways. With roughly 25,000 lakes and 50,000 rivers, China is no exception. But it has now begun to take proactive measures to protect its once-neglected rivers and lakes, from the Yellow River, to the Yangtze River, to the Three Gorges Dam. James Chau explores how we can all work to better protect the world's most valuable resource.
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