The documentary The Great Journey tells how crops around the world travelled into China and then took root, sprout with the connection and help of Chinese.
Our foods, medicines, and shelters have close connections with plants. However, though China is one of the countries which possess rich kinds of plants, many common plants in China come from abroad. This alien species have close connections with the thousands years’ history of China. If food shortage occurs around the world, the sustainable development of agriculture would showcase its importance. Only when we learn the relationship between human beings and nature and realize harmonious coexistence with plants, can we clearly know the duty we have in the process of sustainable development.