With a population of 1.4 million dollars, the People’s Republic of China is of vital importance for the planet. China’s rapid growth impacts the environment locally and globally. In a world affected by globalization, China is the phenomenon in both positive and negative. China’s modern society offers a better life for many, but it also brings a loss of cultural tradition and natural resources.
To discover some of the mysteries of China, Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team established a three-week research mission through Beijing, Shanghai, Tibet, Wolong, Xi’an and beyond. Each stop brings them closer to understanding the complexities of the country’s ancient culture and the implications of modernization. Meeting with some of the most innovative minds and leaders in nonprofit organizations across the country, the team explores Explore topics such as environment, human rights, public health, social change, philosophy and education.