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How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirus

How wildlife trade is linked to coronavirus

It was New Years Eve, 2019 when health officials in China admitted they had a problem. Health authorities have activated their most serious response level. After an outbreak of a new type of viral pneumonia in central China. A rapidly growing number of people were developing a dry cough and fever, before getting pneumonia. And …

Why new diseases keep appearing in China

Why new diseases keep appearing in China

It was New Years Eve, 2019 when health officials in China admitted they had a problem. Health authorities have activated their most serious response level. After an outbreak of a new type of viral pneumonia in central China. A rapidly growing number of people were developing a dry cough and fever, before getting pneumonia. And …

The Great Wall of China: History And Facts!

The Great Wall of China: History And Facts!

From how it was built, to the importance of the wall today, join me as we explore facts and historical points about the Great Wall of China! 9. The Great Wall Of China’s Popularity Fun fact, the Great Wall of China originally wasn’t one long wall. It actually was sections of wall that were eventually …

Feature History – Meiji Restoration

Feature History – Meiji Restoration

[Dramatic Japanese oriental music] BEAUTY AND HARMONY… GOVERNED BY ONE ETERNAL LAW… ALL THAT BEGINS… MUST END… THE REIGN OF THE SHOGUNATE IS OVER! Sorry, I always wanted to do that. [Intro music] Hello, and welcome to Feature History, featuring the Meiji Restoration… or, more accurately, Meiji’s Cabinet’s Restoration. The boy was still trying to …

The Fuzzy Origins of the Giant Panda

Thanks to LEGO.com and the LEGO Store—presenting the LEGO Ideas Tree House—for their support of PBS. The mountain forests of China are the last home of a very peculiar bear indeed: the giant panda. It’s one of the most recognizable mammals in the world, with its distinctive black-and-white coat and its adorably round physique. And …