The environmental history of the Tibet A.R.

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‘Roof of the World’ Has Rich Bio-diversity
Xinhua, 30 December 2002. Tibet has established 18 nature reserves of state and regional levels, covering nearly one-third of the region's total land space. Local public security departments have launched strikes against activities threatening the safety of wildlife.
Preserving the Salween River's Natural Heritage
Right to Water, editorial, 7 May 2004. Premier Wen Jiabao's decision to suspend the 13 dams project on the Salween River (Gyalmo Ngulchu in Tibetan, Nu Jiang in Chinese) is an incremental step towards sustainable development. Appended articles.
Tibet's glaciers heading for meltdown, 5 October 2004. An ecological catastrophe is developing in Tibet because of global warming, and most glaciers in the region could have melted away by 2100 if no efficient measures are taken.