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Monk sets up program to teach children about plateau ecology

Tashi Sangye is devoted to protecting the ecology of the Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau - one of the cleanest areas left in the world. The 45-year-old lama monk knows that, due to rapid tourism development and ... CHINAdaily, 1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

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.org2 weeks ago How barley helped populate Tibet  Christian Science Monitor2 months ago Why Tibetans Needed Barley to Move to High Altitudes  NBCNews.com2 months ago
Springer Link Journal

Effects of warming and clipping on plant and soil properties of an alpine meadow in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China

April 2015 , Volume 7 , Issue 2 , pp 189-204 Date: 05 Nov 2014 Rent the article at a discount Rent now * Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT. Get Access Abstract Climate warming and livestock ...
 Springer Link Journal3 days ago

Rare wildlife found in Qinghai-Tibetan canyon

An ecological research team said in Beijing on Wednesday that they found many rare animals and plants in Yanzhanggua Canyon on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau during their 10-month observation of the area. The research, initiated by China Environmental ... week ago Doctor's vision helps poor in west regions  Shanghai Daily1 month ago

Farming Took Place At High Altitudes Such As The Tibetan Plateau 3,600 Years Ago

01:39 PM EST A modern barley farm in Qinghai, about 3,000 meters above sea level. (Photo : Professor Martin Jones, University of Cambridge) Researchers may have discovered remnants of the earliest-known human habitation at a high ...
 Hngn.com2 months ago Human Settlements And Hidden Canyons On The Roof Of The World  Red Orbit2 months ago Dizzying heights: Prehistoric farming on the 'roof of the world'  PhysOrg.com2 months ago Prehistoric Farming on the 'Roof of the World'  CropSite.com2 months ago

Kekexili, a paradise for wild animals

Kekexili (also called Hoh Xil) is located in the northwestern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau that is known as an uninhabited land and a paradise for wild animals. Covering 4,500,000 hectares, the Kekexili Nature Reserve Park is the largest nature ...
 Ecns.cn2 months ago
Xinhua News Agency

Xining, the gateway of the Tibetan Plateau

Author:Yue Linfan 1.Ta'er Monastery Ta'er Monastery is considered one of the six great monasteries of Gelugpa, which is the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism.It also marks the birth place of Tsong Khapa, the founder of Gelugpa. The ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago

Want to live on the 'roof of the world'? Grow barley

December 20, 2014 The Tibetan Plateau, the harsh Asian domain known as the 'roof of the world,' would not seem an ideal place for people to call home thanks to its extreme altitude, frigid temperatures, relentless winds and low-oxygen ...
 Business Recorder1 month ago Want to live on the 'roof of the …  Yahoo! India2 months ago Want to live on the roof of the world? Grow barley  Times of Malta2 months ago Life on the roof of the world  Japan Times1 month ago
Arizona State University

ASU research reveals why 'pika' extermination in China is a bad idea

Plateau pikas inhabit the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau in China. Plateau pikas are a keystone species and ecosystem engineer. Photo by: Andrew Smith Related Video Tibetan pika: Small engineer key to world's water supply Watch full size video. Read ...
 Arizona State University2 weeks 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 Dialogue1 month ago
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