Monthly Archives: October 2016

IN THE “NO-MAN’S LAND” OF TIBET

 EVALUATING CHINA’S NOMINATION OF HOH XIL NATURE RESERVE TO BECOME A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE NATURAL PROPERTY #1 of a series of 3 blogs   The cute Tibetan chiru antelope mascot of the Beijing Olympics is to be saved, by making … Continue reading

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EMPTYING TIBETAN LANDS FOR SAFARI TOURISM

EVALUATING CHINA’S NOMINATION OF HOH XIL NATURE RESERVE TO BECOME A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE NATURAL PROPERTY #3 of a series of 3 blogs WATER VERSUS PASTORALISM In 2007, China’s leading research institute for making Tibet a scientific object reported that: … Continue reading

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SAVING CHIRU ANTELOPES OF “NO-MAN’S LAND”

EVALUATING CHINA’S NOMINATION OF HOH XIL NATURE RESERVE TO BECOME A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE NATURAL PROPERTY #2 of a series of 3 blogs THE ICONIC CHIRU ANTELOPE In celebration of the heroic efforts of Tibetan guardians of the chiru antelope, … Continue reading

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