Tangshan, China was destroyed after an earthquake killed hundreds of thousands of people and left the mountain city in ruins. In the face of disaster, the courageous citizens made a plan to rebuild eco-friendly. Today, Tangshan is a flourishing tourist attraction, and was honored by the United Nations and received the Dubai International Award for best ecological rebuild.
Eco-advocates are most impressed with Tangshan’s advances in coal production and solar panel efforts. Tangshan has no plans to stop growing in an eco-minded way, as this new green enterprise continues to spring up and flourish. Head to Tangshan to teach English if you want to live in a city that is a thriving example of the beauty that can be created after destruction.