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Eco-photos of the week: Jan. 16-22

By: Catie Leary on Jan. 21, 2011, 6:12 a.m.
A woman works on the production line of a portable solar digital television at a factory in Mianyang, Sichuan Province, China on Jan. 16.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Solar TVs for nomads

A woman works on the production line for portable solar digital televisions at a factory in Mianyang in China's Sichuan province on Jan. 16.

As part of China's "Nomads' New Village" project, the factory produced 20,000 portable solar digital television sets for use by Tibetan nomads. One of the goals of the project is to improve living standards for nomadic peoples.