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  • Waiting in the rain, waiting, waiting…

    جون 27, 2013

    Salma Rehman of The Third Pole was caught up in the mayhem surrounding the flash floods and landslides that have killed nearly 1,000 people in Uttarakhand in the Indian Himalayas

  • The Status of Glaciers in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

    مئی 13, 2012

    The most comprehensive assessment of Himalayan glaciers yet, published in 2011 by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). http://www.icimod.org/publications/index.php/search/publication/791

  • Earthquake Hazards and Large Dams in Western China

    مئی 13, 2012

    A study published in April 2012 by Probe International finds that large dams being built in western China could trigger disaster — earthquakes, even tsunamis — due to their construction in seismic hazard zones. http://probeinternational.org/library/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/JohnJackso…

  • Status of Glaciers in the Indus Basin

    مئی 13, 2012

    An inventory of the status of glaciers in the Indus, published by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Develop (ICIMOD) http://www.icimod.org/publications/index.php/search/publication/788

  • Migration and Global Environmental Change: Future Challenges and Opportunities

    مئی 13, 2012

    From the UK Government Office for Science’s Foresight Programme, this report looks at how environmental change, including climate change, land degradation, and the degradation of coastal and marine ecosystems, over the next 50 years will affect migration trends.; includes a section on migration from mountain regions, particularly the eastern Himalayas. http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/foresight/docs/migration/11-1116-migration-and-global-environmental-change

  • Life on the roof of the world

    اپریل 16, 2012

    Yang Xiaohong and Fang Qianhua, winners of the “best science report” category at the 2012 China Environmental Press Awards, spent a month with scientists tracking species in the Everest Nature Reserve.chinadialogue features a slideshow of their photos. Two journalists from Southern Metropolis Daily, Yang Xiaohong and Fang Qianhua, accompanied a scientific expedition for more than a month in Tibet, […]

  • Fooling China’s dam builders

    اپریل 06, 2012

    Malaysia’s government has hidden environmental and economic costs of dams to attract Chinese money, warns Kirk Herbertson. But the investors too must take responsibility – or face the consequences. When Chinese state-owned companies invest overseas, they can be caught off-guard by corruption and environmental risks that arise because they assume the host government will resolve these […]

  • Chinese power, Burmese politics

    اپریل 02, 2012

    China’s state-owned energy firms have entwined themselves in Myanmar’s internal struggles. Yang Meng finds out more on a visit to the stalled Myitsone dam. We approached the Myitsone construction site along a new concrete road, laid over the local government’s old, rough track by China Power Investment Corporation (CPI). This Chinese state-owned power company is […]