Travertines in Huanglong park
Try to picture an eco-paradise. As the world's biggest polluter,
China probably isn't the first destination that springs to mind. And yet
in recent years this famously gray, smog-cloaked country has become a
laboratory for green travel.
While the number of such operators
is small, both businesses and the government have begun making a
concerted effort to power lodges with solar panels, invite travelers to
pick their own tea leaves and stop farmers from building high-rises on
For the rest of the story, read our feature:
Can ecotourism take off in the world's most polluting country?