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China’s Longest River

The Yangtze River is, in some senses, the lifeblood of China. It is Asia’s longest river, and the cities along its banks boast a larger collective population than the entire United States. This year, the largest dam in the world was built on the Yangtze, providing power for many Chinese communities. Old China slowly sank beneath its banks, while new China rose along the water’s edge. Photographer Nadav Kander traveled China over three years to explore the modern Yangtze river and the...