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China:Hainan Province

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Sanya Harbor

Sanya Harbor

Fishing boats in the shadows of new luxury condos.

Sanya fisherwomen

Sanya fisherwomen

fishermen's wives help mend nets before heading out to sea.

Sanya fisherman and family

Sanya fisherman and family

mounds of nets

mounds of nets

Nets require constant repairs.

Preparing lures

Preparing lures

32 year-old Liu prepares fishing lures.

harbor row

harbor row

57 year-old Zhang rows supplies to fishermen preparing to head out to sea.

Sanya fishing boats

Sanya fishing boats

Out to sea

Out to sea

Sanya fishermen complain they can no longer support their families with fishing.

shipyard

shipyard

Preparations

Preparations

Young men laugh at having unexpected foreigners visit the ship.

Li woman

Li woman

A Li minority woman wears her traditional costume in preparation for a performance for tourists.

Huimin runs with dad

Huimin runs with dad

The 8-year old runs 40 km before school every day.

Huimin trains

Huimin trains

She hopes to compete in the 2016 olympics.

Huimin's house

Huimin's house

Huimin's father makes phone calls as her manager. Huimin shows off the punching bag she trains with daily.

transplanting rice seedlings

transplanting rice seedlings

rice fields

rice fields

Guanming village girl

Guanming village girl

Many female births in Hainan go unreported, so parents can try again for a boy.

Farmer and ox

Farmer and ox

tilling land outside Guanming village in rural central Hainan.