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A monk dressed for prayer

Image | 2013-06-17 at 8:00

A young Buddhist monk is dressed for afternoon prayer in a traditional yellow dress with hat. In 2007 Greenpeace was in Tibet investigating the retreat of the Middle Rongbuk Glacier, Mount Everest (Qomolangma). The Rongbuk Glaciers are one of the...

A shepherdess and her goat

Image | 2013-08-26 at 8:00

A shepherdess on the road from Tingris to Rongbuk Temple near Mount Everest (Qomolangma). The Rongbuk Glaciers are one of the prime sources of water feeding into the major rivers of China and India. Glaciers in the Himalaya are receding faster...

Tibetan local stands up against climate change

Image | 2012-06-18 at 8:00

At the south side of Mt. Geladandong’s main peak, a Greenpeace campaigner and a local man hold a banner reading “Save the climate, protect our water.” Back in 2009 this was Greenpeace's fourth expedition in five years to investigate the rapid...

Glacier collapse in the mountains of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Image | 2012-07-30 at 8:00

Glacier collapse on the western side of the Anemaqing mountain. Section of the Glof showing ice wall collapse. In April 2004, a huge snow avalanche took place at about 38 km from Xiadawu township on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. With a combination...

Climate change has caused dramatic glacial

Image | 2009-01-04 at 19:25

Climate change has caused dramatic glacial retreat. This photo taken in 2007 of the Rongbuk glacier in Tibet is compared with a photo of the same glacier taken in 1968.

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