In the Spotlight
Plants are ideally suited for monitoring the environment because they already take in a lot of information from their surroundings, said Michael Strano, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
On July 17, 2016, a huge stream of ice and rock tumbled down a narrow valley in the Aru Range of Tibet.
Dharamshala — China's state-run media recently claimed that, China is going to build a second railway running through Tibet, so called the Sichuan-Tibet railway.
"Eggs do have many positive nutritional attributes, including antioxidants, which have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation," said lead researcher Dominik Alexander.
Mosquito season is here, and as the threat of Zika virus rises in the U.S., people in affected areas need to arm themselves, health officials say. The illness is spread by mosquitoes and some bug sprays can help.
Dharamshala — Health Kalon Dr Tsering Wangchuk issued a statement commenting on progress so far and challenges ahead in the fight against malaria in the Tibetan settlements located in Malaria endemic region, such as Odisha, Mainpat, Miao, Tezu, Tuting and Bhandara.
Dharamshala — A deadly avalanche that dumped 70 million tons of ice into a valley below the mountains of western Tibet this summer was likely the result of climate change, researchers warn.
Climate change could be to blame for Tibetan tragedy. One of the world's largest documented ice avalanches is flummoxing researchers.
Interbreeding with cows of Gilgit-Baltistan, or yaks of Tibet, could help revive the animal’s population.
Global temperatures could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above their preindustrial levels within the next 15 years, according to a new scientific study, crossing the first threshold under the Paris climate agreement and placing the world at a potentially dangerous level of climate change.
Guwahati, Assam — "Make Tibet a key issue in any global climate change conference," a senior Tibetan official said Tuesday, during a two-day All-India Tibet Support Group Meeting for the peaceful solution of the issue of Tibet.
Dharamshala — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, sent a message to the COP21 international climate conference, to be held in Paris, from 30 November to 11 December underlining that "our world is our only home, environment is the responsibility of the entire humanity."
New Delhi -- A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Chinese authorities in Beijing claim that they will set up a natural drinking water industry in Tibet at a cost of more than USD 6 billion in the next three to five to tap the Himalayan region's high- quality and abundant fresh water resources.