Global Voices 2008 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 1, Episode 14 Great Wall Across the Yangtze

First Aired: June 17, 2008

Martin Sheen narrates this look at the Three Gorges Dam on China's Yangtze River, which began construction in 1994. Included: the potential environmental, economic, social and cultural impact the dam will have on the Three Gorges region, including the displacement of some 1.5 million area residents, the threat to wildlife, and the loss of ancient temples and archaeological sites.