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The Source of Life

Shangzhuang Watershed Eco-Restoration Project has been engaging in river-way pollution control activities and the eco – restoration of the river through environmental education and community participation.
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SEED-SCALE

Learn how Future Generations China takes its ideas to scale using the SEED-SCALE method of community change!
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Global Network

Future Generations Global Network operates the Center for Community Change, a global network of practitioners of social change and a center of research and practice within Future Generations University.
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About Us

Our mission is to advance community-based conservation and environmental improvement.

Our History


Future Generations China was founded in 1989 when it created the Qomolangma National Nature Preserve (QNNP) in the Tibetan Himalayas around Mt. Everest, a total size of 36,000 square kilometers. This protected nature area is home to the world’s tallest mountains and immense biodiversity.


Initially focused on conservation projects in Tibet, our programs have since grown to extend the conservation focus to include community-based conservation, community development, and protected area management all over China.


In 2007, Future Generations China became an officially registered NGO in Hong Kong, then gaining officially recognition in Beijing in 2010.


Our programs also include environmental education through initiatives such as the Green Long March and sustainable development projects in rural China.

Conservation and environmental stewardship have long been the focus of our organization. Learn more about our projects, from the creation of Qomolangma National Nature Preserve to the Source of Life: Shangzhuang Watershed Eco-Restoration Project.

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Launched in 2007 as a joint venture between Future Generations China and Beijing Forestry University, the Green Long March is a youth movement that is building a more sustainable future for China by promoting sustainable development through its vast network of universities and students.

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One of our core objectives is to mentor university students across China as they seek environmental solutions on campuses and in communities. Check out some of the exciting initiatives we’ve taken towards this goal!

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This innovative project gained international recognition when it won the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize in 2014. Through participatory nature conservation and guidance from the pendebas, the people inhabiting QNNP achieved major conservation success while also improving the life and healthcare of their communities.

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See how we bring sustainable development to rural communities throughout China—especially those situated in and around sensitive ecologies and designated nature preserves.

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Visit us at www.future.edu to see where an education from Future Generations University can take you on your journey as a community change agent!

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