Tag Archives: Environment

  • Rights groups protest UNESCO heritage status decision in Tibetan area

    Tibetan rights groups say the UNESCO designation will allow Chinese authorities to remove residents from the area Hoh Xil and threaten its environment and nomadic culture. ...

  • China plans world’s biggest national park on Tibetan plateau

    The Tibetan plateau is home to cities, towns, and people, with native Tibetan population estimated at 7.8 million, a national park focused on conservation would limit economic activities. ...

  • Dalai Lama in Tawang: The other mission of Tibetan spiritual leader in Arunachal

    The Dalai Lama considers preserving the Himalayan ecology a mission; he joined the forest department to distribute 110,000 saplings to his followers for planting, as Prasad. ...

  • Trump scrubs climate change from White House web site; environmentalists fume

    The web site change took down Obama’s Climate Action Plan, replacing it with Trump’s “America First Energy Plan,” eliminating policies for renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gases. ...

  • China transports water from Tibet by chartered trains

    Identifying its fresh water resources as a new pillar of economic growth, China plans to raise Tibet's annual production of drinking water to five million tonnes in the next 3 to 5 years. ...

  • Tibet becomes warmer and wetter due to global warming

    There has been a steady increase in average temperatures in Tibet in the last three and a half decades from global warming, with an adverse impact on its glaciers. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Upon Standing Rock Tibet wails

    What the native Americans have been going through for hundreds of years resonates closely to what my people in Tibet are going through -- the systematic destruction of their civilization. ...

  • Delhi shuts schools as smog sparks health emergency

    Authorities in Delhi on Monday closed schools, halted construction work and shut down a major power plant after days of choking smog led to warnings of a health emergency. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Genetic purification, and future of living beings

    All attempts by humans to find answers to our problems have failed because we humans were not visionary enough, not revolutionary enough, and obviously not bold enough. ...

  • Unique Tibetan gene and its evolution

    The adaptation of Tibetans is a wonderful discovery to understand how evolution can occur rapidly in response to geographic and environmental constraints. ...