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China's struggle for water security

China's struggle for water security

China's Qinghai-Tibetan plateau is essentially the world's largest water tank and the origin of some of Asia's most extensive river systems including the Indus, Brahmaputra and Mekong Way back in 1999, before he became China's prime minister, Wen ..., 2 weeks ago

Roerich and Tibet: The Road to Shambhala Can Take Some Very Surprising Turns

Nicholas Roerich In the fall of 1923, a peculiar sage-looking European appeared in Darjeeling in the northernmost part of India near the Tibetan border. A plump man with a round face and a small Mongol-styled beard, he moved and talked like a ...
 Disinformation1 month ago

Yaks Are Ugly and Smelly—but Will You Help Save Them If That Can Help Save Polar Bears?

The endangered wild yaks of the Tibetan Plateau live on the planet's biggest highland, surrounded by the world's most rugged mountains. Now climate change is adding another challenge to their survival. Conservation biologists have discovered that ...
 TakePart2 months ago

Forgotten Refuge

Mindfulness is one of the secrets of famed Tibetan longevity. This means to spend time in the moment and not worry about the past or the future. Living in the here and the now. Mindfulness helps optimise different senses; the focus is on what one is ...
 New Indian Express1 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.com2 months ago

Settled herdsmen start B&B buisiness Qinghasi Lake ready for peak tourism season

CNC Added On April 13, 2015 As the weather gets warmer, the Bird Island in northwest China's Qinghai Lake will soon usher in this year's peak tourist season. Herdsmen living near the Bird Island have prepared their B&B inns for visitors ...
 CNC World3 weeks ago

Spatiotemporal Evolution of Calophaca (Fabaceae) Reveals Multiple Dispersals in Central Asian Mountains

Abstract Background The Central Asian flora plays a significant role in Eurasia and the Northern Hemisphere. Calophaca , a member of this flora, includes eight currently recognized species, and is centered in Central Asia, with some taxa ...
 Plosone.org3 weeks ago
National Snow and Ice Data Center

Possibly low maximum in the north, a high minimum in the south

[embedded content] Tweet Share Email CevherShare [embedded content] Tweet Share Email Arctic sea ice extent continues to track well below average, but it is still unclear whether March will see an increase in ice, or establish a record low maximum.
 National Snow and Ice Data Center2 months ago

Washington State University : Solving ancient mystery points to resource for warmer future

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. - Climate change may be responsible for the abrupt collapse of civilization on the fringes of the Tibetan Plateau around 2000 B.C. WSU archaeologist Jade D'Alpoim Guedes and an ...
 4 Traders3 days ago Closing the Case on an Ancient Archeological Mystery  EurekAlert!6 days ago

High anxiety that mountain peaks are warming faster

Temperatures could be climbing on mountains − with new research suggesting that the highest altitudes may be warming at a rate greater thanexpected. Members of the Mountain Research Initiative collective report in Nature Climate Change that ...
 Eco-Business6 days ago
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