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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, 1 month 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 ...
 Disinformation2 weeks 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 ...
 TakePart4 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.org1 month 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 Express3 weeks 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 month ago
Times of India

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 Jazeera2 months ago India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists  ProKerala.com1 week 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 Pioneer2 months 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.com4 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 Center4 weeks ago
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