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The vanishing of China’s Great Wall   [Copy link] 中文

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The picture shows in Shandan County, Gansu Province, local villagers` sheep pens are built against the Great Wall.

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Great Wall ruins can be divided into two categories – scenic spots and non-scenic spots, Great Wall sections like Badaling, Shanhaiguan and Jiayuguan have been well known, while total length of these sections is only 1000 km,  the main sections in steep mountains, desert and wasteland are unmanaged. The picture shows the Great Wall at Badaling.

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The China government invested a huge amount of  money to those famous sections like Badaling and Shanhaiguan. While the sections exposed to the wilderness disappeared in a variety of natural factors and human activities.

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Badaling Great Wall and other famous sections are well protected.

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Tourism can bring the revenue, but it also brings the destruction of tourism resources. In 2012, the British “Guardian” reviewed the world’s destroyed famous tourism attractions, the Great Wall of China,  the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and United Kingdom Stonehenge are on the list. The picture shows the section of the wall in Yinchuan City, Ningxia Province were under repair for tourism development.

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With the market-oriented tendency in China, the Great Wall, the original military function  have disappeared. The picture shows  a foreign family is holding a birthday party on Juyongguan Great Wall.

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The picture shows the on September 24, 2010, Beijing Badaling Great Wall, a cleaner is carrying garbage of the Great Wall.

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