Environment of reserve improved for black-necked cranes in China’s Tibet

A black-necked crane looks after its chicks after they hatched in the Qiangtang nature reserve, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 23, 2017. Flocks...

China Is Challenged on Bid for Unesco Heritage Status in Tibetan Area

BEIJING — Update: July 7 In another contentious move, Unesco also approved China’s request for special recognition for a vast, traditionally Tibetan region known as Hoh Xil or Kekexili,...

China Closes Brick Works Set Up to Support Tibetan Monastery

Authorities in northwestern China’s Qinghai province have closed two facilities set up to provide income for a local Tibetan monastery, calling the move part...

CTA gears to push Tibet’s climate on COP 21 agenda

DHARAMSHALA, Oct.21: The Central Tibetan Administration on Tuesday launched its campaign to push the agenda of Tibet's climate on the United Nation's COP 21...

Chinese Authorities Destroy ‘Over 300’ Tibetan Houses and Shops Near Qinghai Lake

Chinese work crew tears down 'illegal' Tibetan structures near Qinghai Lake in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of an RFA listener Authorities in northwestern China's Qinghai...

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Climate change: Himalayan glaciers at low altitude melting at faster rate – Chetan Chauhan

146 glaciers in Chandra basin lost one-fifth of the estimated volume of water since 1984. INDIA Updated: Sep 04, 2017 23:35 IST SOURCE URL  Chetan Chauhan Source:...

Nepal’s OBOR railway dreams

“Good morning, sir,” the Nepal Armed Police Force officer stamped his boot on the ground while keeping his right hand at his forehead. The...

PLA armoured brigade holds ‘high altitude drill’ in Tibet with most advanced tank

The People's Liberation Army's Western Theatre Command has recently held an armoured brigade military drill in Tibet at 5,100 metres above sea level for...

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Latest DIIR Publication: Environment and Development In Tibet – A Crucial Issue 2008Environement and Development Desk, DIIR, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).TIBET: Enduring Spirit, Exploited Landdescribes the relationship of Tibetan nomads and farmers with the environment, and to publish related environmental news on the region