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Surface water shifting around the Earth

By Rebecca MorelleScience Correspondent, BBC News

Scientists have used satellite images to study how the water on the Earth’s surface has changed over 30 years. ….

SFT Campaigns for an International Alliance to Save Tibet’s Rivers

By Mary Trewartha&Dorji Kyi

Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) India held an international seminar Damming Crisis in Tibetas part of their campaign Tibet’s Rivers, Asia’s Lifeline, to examine the growing crises resulting from both climate change and the hundreds of dams being built on Tibet’s rivers. ….

Chinese Workers Dismantle Tibetan Study Site, Evict People

BEIJING —
Chinese government workers are dismantling buildings and evicting residents at Larung Gar, one of the world’s largest centers of Tibetan Buddhist learning, according to overseas-based Tibetan groups, though a local official said the site was being renovated. ….

An Ethical Approach to Environmental Protection

Peace and survival of life on earth as we know it are threatened by human activities which lack a commitment to humanitarian values. Destruction of nature and nature resources results from ignorance, greed and lack of respect for the earth’s living things. ….

9 people, 350 sheep and 110 yaks killed in Tibet avalanche

At least nine people who were buried by an avalanche in Tibet’s far west were confirmed dead on Monday (18 July). In addition to the human loss, 350 sheep and 110 yaks were buried when the snow shifted up to eight metres on to grazing land on Sunday (17 July). ….

Over 100 Women Protest against Government Land Grab

More than 100 Tibetan women took to the streets carrying a huge Chinese flag and blown-up photos of the country’s leaders to protest against the confiscation of farmland on June 13 and 14, according to Radio Free Asia (RFA). ….