Come to see gorgeous photos of South China displayed in Room 100, Helm Library. Turn right as you come in from the Java City.
An introduction to the exhibit says it all: “The vast yet inaccessible underground waters in southeast Yunnan Province represent the front lines of China’s fresh water crisis. Two openings in the earth, the Shi Dong and Nan Dong caves, where the Yang Liu River slips into and out of the shadows, mark the point where a fluvial region rich with surface streams meets an unusual geologic formation of soluble rock layers known as karst landscape. It is also a fateful human dividing line, a place where China’s challenges with water scarcity, land management, and pollution come into clear focus.”
The photographs are taken by J. Carl Ganter, and the exhibit is made possible by the support of USAID, the ENVIRON Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.