Stalwarts in China’s Water Struggle

New York Times: To report out my article on China’s ambitious and troubled plan to divert water from the south to try to satisfy the drinking needs of people in the dying north, I traveled to the Han River, a tributary of the Yangtze River that winds through the heart of the country. It is there, at a reservoir at Danjiangkou, that the middle channel of the water diversion project starts. Scientists who study the Han told me that the water project could kill or severely damage the river, which provides crucial......

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