The Nu River flows from the Tibetan highlands through western Yunnan and is home to a third of the country’s ethnic groups. The Nu is one of the country’s most remote and fascinating regions, with unrivaled scenery and a diverse ecosystem of 7,000 species of plants and 80 rare or endangered animals and fish. It’s also one of only two major rivers in China yet to be dammed. But that may not last. Cover story for Outpost Magazine
James Wasserman is an editorial photographer working out of Beijing and Shanghai, China. His work focuses on environmental portraiture, reportage and travel photography. Clients like Time, Newsweek, Forbes, Inc. ESPN, Target, The Wall Street Journal, Eurasianet, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, ITVS, HBO, NIKE, Villanova University, Silkroad, Outpost, Ferrari, Women’s Wear Daily and many others have worked with James for editorial features shoots and marketing campaigns. When he’s not doing editorial work he’s focused on documentary projects that explore China’s explosive growth.