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.
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- Premiered: March 18, 2008
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Independently produced documentaries from around the world are presented. (more)