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Extinct Fox Found in Tibet
National Geographic

Extinct Fox Found in Tibet

An extinct species of "very carnivorous" fox with supersharp teeth once roamed the frigid Tibetan Plateau, a new study says. The fossils of the newly identified Vulpes qiuzhudingi , which lived 5.3 to 2.6 million years ago, in the Pliocene period, ... National Geographic, 1 month ago
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Study suggests arctic fox originated in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

A new joint study by researchers suggests that the arctic fox originated in China's Qinghai-Tibet Plateau some five million years ago, strengthening the plateau's role as the "third pole" in evolution. An international team led by scientists, ...
 Individual.com1 month ago

Dam Projects Ignite a Legal Battle Over Mekong River's Future

On a remote stretch of the Mekong River in northern Laos , the silence is broken by the dull boom of dynamite. This is the site of the Xayaburi Dam , the first dam being built on the main stem of the river south of the Chinese border. Concrete ...
 National Geographic2 weeks ago
NDTV

'Tibet rail line threatens cultural identity'

The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Friday expressed concern over the Lhasa-Shigatse rail line in Tibet, saying it will threaten the unique cultural identity of Tibetans. "The railway network will accelerate the mass movement of Chinese ...
 ProKerala.com6 days ago Tibet rail line threatens cultural identity  The Freepress Journal6 days ago How ice age came about 2.6 m years ago  Sri Lanka Daily News4 weeks ago How ice age came about 2.6 mn years ago  NetIndia123.com1 month ago
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In Scarred Tibetan City, Devotion to Sanctity of Life

Following the devastating 2010 earthquake that killed thousands in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province ,the New York Times Andrew Jacobs looks atthe growing local popularity of mercy release—the practice of saving animals who ...
 China Digital Times3 days ago

ICCES 2014 International Training Workshop Held in Beijing

From the south of India to the northern reach of East Asia , the annual cycle of monsoon storms have for millennia shaped Asia's culture and economy. In good years, the monsoons water farm fields and replenish water systems. In bad years, there are ...
 Chinese Academy of Sciences2 weeks ago

Saving sacred Ganges

Dear Editor, The holy waters of river Ganga flow through the heart of northern India and hold a special place in the national psyche and the Hindu religion. Physically the Ganges river begins high in the Tibetan plateau and winds its way 2500 km to ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago

Waking the Green Tiger: Documentaries from the Front Lines of China's Environmental Crisis

August 18-27, 2014 Asia Society and Museum 725 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021 Free admission. Advance registration required. Click on individual program titles, below, for more information and to register. The environmental cost of China's ...
 AsiaSource1 week ago

Spatiotemporal Variability and Predictability of Relative Humidity over West African Monsoon Region [Journal of Climate]

[July 22, 2014] (Journal of Climate Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ABSTRACT Spatial and temporal variability of relative humidity over the West African monsoon (WAM) region is investigated. In particular, the variability during the ...
 TMC Net1 week ago

Evaluation of the Warm-Season Diurnal Variability over East Asia in Recent Reanalyses JRA-55, ERA-Interim, NCEP CFSR, and NASA MERRA [Journal of Climate]

[July 22, 2014] (Journal of Climate Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ABSTRACT Four recent reanalyses-the 55-yr Japanese Reanalysis Project (JRA-55), Interim ECWMF Re-Analysis (ERA-I), NCEP Climate Forecast System Reanalysis (CFSR), ...
 TMC Net1 week ago
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