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Tibet referred to as ‘The Third Pole’ and ‘The Water Tower of Asia’ is currently facing a huge challenge to cope with climate change and its impacts. It is one of the earth’s most sensitive environments and a unique bio-geographical zone on our planet. Despite its cold environment, for thousands of years the Tibetan people occupied this Plateau and created cultural landscapes based on the principles of simplicity and non-violence that are in harmony with the environment. 

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MONGABAY

1 December 2016 / Demelza Stokes

The five large hydroelectric projects planned for Myanmar’s stretch of the Salween River all fall in or near areas of contested governance. Pushing the projects through could undermine already troubled efforts to end decades of conflict in Myanmar’s ethnic border states.

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Voices of the Dammed

Development in Burma