Human feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior in fragile areas were beginning to overwhelm some of the American west’s most popular national parks on Monday, as a partial government shutdown left the areas open to visitors but with little staff on duty.
With the approval of the State Forestry Administration (SFA), two forest parks in east China's Anhui Province have been upgraded into national parks thanks to their stunning scenery and improving tourism facilities.
A lot has changed in America since the 1990s.
Cell phones are now smart. Watches don't just tell time, they track heart rates, calories burned, even how well we sleep. America's demographic composition is older, more urban, and more diverse.