EUROPE & THE AMERICAS
RESEARCHING CONSERVATION PROJECTS
June 20, 2017
By Eva Rammeloo
Although not as widely known as the Great Wall, the karez – and its vast maze of underground tunnels – is one of China’s most recognized ancient engineering feats.
William Lindesay has been obsessed with the Great Wall of China since seeing it in a school atlas as a child in England, and last year embarked on an epic journey to fulfil a lifelong ambition - to film the wall in its entirety from the air.
By Navin Singh Khadka Environment reporter, BBC World Service
The historic site of Buddha's birthplace in Nepal faces a serious threat from air pollution, scientists and officials have warned.
Experience a 360 degree view of these World Heritage Site buildings in Fujian Province
Video: Architecture Under Threat in China's Yunnan Province
January 3, 2018
Video: Engineers relocate 2,000-tonne Shanghai temple hall
Video: Can Nepal's temples be saved from the rubble?
The push to save Mumbai's colonial-era water fountains
The last days of Phnom Penh's iconic White Building
Hong Kong: Plans to demolish WW2-era buildings withdrawn
Japan's Okinoshima island gains Unesco World Heritage status
An Ancient Oasis in China's Remote Desert
China's Great Wall Filmed by Drone
Buddha's birthplace faces serious air pollution threat
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