How a pristine Chinese mountain fell prey to the country’s property boom

//How a pristine Chinese mountain fell prey to the country’s property boom

How a pristine Chinese mountain fell prey to the country’s property boom

Passengers flying over Changyao Mountain in Yunnan province will see a huge construction site sprawling across what was a lush green landscape a little over a decade ago.The hillside on the east banks of Dianchi Lake, the largest expanse of fresh water in southwest China, was a natural wonder and a haven for a wide variety of wildlife including squirrels, wolves, bears and all kinds of birds. The majestic pine trees stood there like giants, offering locals sanctuary from the hustle and bustle…

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