Climate Change on Tibetan Plateau is Threatening Life: Report

According to a leading Australian broadcasting company report, the climate change on the ‘Roof of the World’ or the Tibetan Plateau is threatening life there. The impact of climate which are less evidently seen elsewhere in the world is seen taking its toll much more evidently on the ‘Roof of the World’ explained the report.

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Tibet’s Unique Geography and its Importance for the Region

Tibet was recently shaken by tremors on 2nd August at about 2 am in the early morning. Fortunately no casualties were reported and no one was hurt. Earlier this month, Scientists had warned that the mantle – the thick layer under the Earth’s surface – had cracked beneath Tibet. The Indian plate is sub-ducting underneath the Eurasian Plate and this has greatly influenced the local Geography. The majestic Himalayas are a result of this geological activity.

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Liverpool FC Sponsorship Deal With Tibet Water Protested

The premier English soccer club Liverpool made a sponsorship deal with Tibet Water Resources making headlines across the world for disrespecting the sentiments of people campaigning against the human rights violations happening in Tibet. A protest against the Liverpool FC calling it to cancel the deal is scheduled to take place before its match on Sunday.

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Tibet’s Water Being Sold In Bottles and It is Not Good!

Tibet’s water is being sold in bottles and it is not good owing to the fragile environmental condition of the Tibetan plateau. Water from Tibet’s mountain glacier is being bottled to be sold mainly in China and else where in the world which is being seen a new point of growth for China’s booming bottled water industry.

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China Planning To Divert Brahmaputra River From India

China planning to divert the Brahmaputra river from India according to the latest reports. Against the odds of hopes to resolving the border issues between the two asian giants, China is evidently working at a plan to divert the Brahmaputra river water from region very close to entering the Indian territory.

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Tibetan Plateau Role In Indian Monsoon 

The very mention of Monsoon brings a smile on faces. Indian Monsoon brings the much needed respite from the scorching heat of South Asia. The Monsoon rains in South Asia differ significantly from the rain from similar systems in South East Asia and other parts of the world. It is far more complex system which is influenced by many factors. Tibetan Plateau, its summertime heating, cooling in September and October influences the withdrawal of Westerly Jet Streams and onset of Easterly Jet Stream.

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Tibet Was Inhabited More Than 50,000 Years Ago: Scientific Report

A new scientific analysis of the Tibetan Plateau has challenged the notion of Tibet being inhabited by humans 15,000 years ago. A deeper archaeological survey of the ‘Roof of the World’ has led scientists to believe that human migration in one of the most environmentally hostile places in the world might have occurred more than 62,000 years ago.

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Tibetan Plateau Climate Change Driving Leopards Into Snow Leopard’s Territory

Rapidly changing climate around the world has impended drastic consequences for the wildlife, especially those that are already endangered and under the radar. Recently, a leopard was caught on camera high on the Tibetan plateau which confirms the speculation that the endangered animal is shifting from warmer climate to colder areas.

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Deadliest Avalanche Occurred In Tibet Claiming 9 Lives

A massive avalanche of the same scale of the largest ever recorded has occurred in Tibet last July narrow valley in the Aru Range of Tibet. The deadly avalanche according to reports have claimed nine human lives, 50 sheep, and 110 yaks in Dungru Village, about 185 miles from the county seat of Rutong in western Tibet, near the border with India.

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