Monthly Archives: November 26, 2009

  • The Tibetan and Himalayan Library

    November 26, 2009

    The Tibetan and Himalayan Library consists of a broad array of collaborating individuals, institutions, and communities. Its overall development is guided by an international advisory board consisting of prominent scholars, librarians, technologists, and community leaders in the field of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds.

  • The iceman of Ladakh

    November 26, 2009

    Chewang Norphel has pioneered a simple method of creating artificial “glaciers” to irrigate farmland in high-altitude deserts. Athar Parvaiz reports from northwest India.

  • “There’s no doubt it’s getting warmer”

    November 03, 2009

    Receding glaciers increase the risks to already perilous lives and livelihoods high in the Himalayas. Joydeep Gupta reports from the mountains of north-west India.