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Machu Picchu: Saving a World Wonder

Peru relies on tourism for much of its capital; Machu Picchu alone brings in roughly $35 million annually. This large scale tourism creates problems within ancient sites because of the excessive traffic and litter that comes with mass amounts of people. The traffic and pollution speeds up the dilapidation of sites, like Machu Picchu. Machu […]

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Spirit Money for the Dead in China

Deeply rooted in Chinese culture and ideology is the belief that taking care of your ancestors and other deities who have passed on to the afterlife is important. There are many traditions that worship and honor the dead in China, and one tradition is the act of burning spirit money and other paper goods. By […]

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