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Classes at the top of the world

Classes at the top of the world

Phumachangtang, amid the plateau of the Tibet autonomous region, is said to be the world's highest town. Its sole primary school is also the closest of its kind to the sky. At 5,373 meters above sea level, it is 200 meters higher than the base ... CHINAdaily, 2 weeks ago

Fukushima Nuclear Accident Recorded in Tibetan Plateau Snow Pits

by Ninglian Wang, Xiaobo Wu, Natalie Kehrwald, Zhen Li, Quanlian Li, Xi Jiang, Jianchen Pu The β radioactivity of snow-pit samples collected in the spring of 2011 on four Tibetan Plateau glaciers demonstrate a remarkable peak in each snow pit ...
 Plosone.org3 weeks ago

De Novo Assembly and Discovery of Genes That Are Involved in Drought Tolerance in Tibetan Sophora moorcroftiana

Introduction The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is generally called the roof of the world because of its extremely high altitude and extreme environment. The Plateau plays an important role in determining the formation and variation of regional weather and ...
 Plosone.org1 month ago
China Dialogue

Large scale hydropower will fail in Tibet due to freezing temperatures

Hydropower dams on the Tibetan plateau will be inefficient or inoperable because of freezing temperatures and exacerbate climate change, warns geologist Yang Yong The frozen Yarlung Tsangpo river just before it enters India - freezing temperatures ...
 China Dialogue2 months ago

Monsoonal conveyor belts melt glaciers

RISING monsoonal air over Indonesia and Northern Australia joins a giant tropospheric conveyor belt that deposits it in Antarctica, contributing to icebreaking, a study suggests. Researchers from Florida State University, writing in the Journal of ...
 The Australian1 week ago

Education offers hope for Tibetans in India

Choglamsar, India - Education is bringing Tibetan refugees in India together and is increasingly seen as the key to tackling high unemployment in a community whose unclear legal status limits job opportunities. The schooling of younger Tibetans ...
 Al Jazeera1 month ago

Leave the rivers alone

| Divya Kaushik Author and documentary filmmaker Michael Buckley delves deeper into ecological problems that Tibet is facing due to construction of dams and mines by China in his new book. He tells Divya Kaushik how the use of technology and ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

Glaciers in Brahmaputra basin may reduce alarmingly: Study

Dharamsala, March 4 Glaciers in the upstream basin of the Brahmaputra, a 2,900-km-long river that originates from Tibet and flows into the Bay of Bengal, are likely to reduce alarmingly by the middle of the 21st century, according to an ...
 ProKerala.com7 hours ago

Thoughts on a Monday Morning: Fukushima update

By Russ Mason IT has been some time since I reported about the ongoing disaster at Fukushima in northeast Japan, but its deadly radioactive isotopes continue to spread around the world. Although the Mariana Islands have not been directly ...
 Marianas Variety2 weeks ago

ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT : Findings from China Meteorological Administration Yields New Data on Ecology Research (Vulnerability of the Tibetan Pastoral Systems to Climate and...

Findings from China Meteorological Administration Yields New Data on Ecology Research (Vulnerability of the Tibetan Pastoral Systems to Climate and Global Change) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- ...
 4 Traders2 weeks ago
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