New Publication: Environmental Issues Facing Tibetan Pastoral Communities

Sunday, November 4, 2012

This is a mini post to share a fresh new publication: Environmental Issues Facing Tibetan Pastoral Communities. This issue (Vol. 18) of Asian Highland Perspectives just came online (November 2012).

Edited by CK Stuart and G Roche, this publication includes four articles, all written by Tibetan researchers:

1. The Ecological Migration Project: The Case of Rtswa chog, Qinghai Province, China. By Dbang 'dus sgrol ma (Independent Scholar)

2. China's Pastoral Development Policies and Tibetan Plateau Nomad Communities. By Dkon mchog dge legs (Independent Scholar)

3. The Impact of Grassland Privatization on the Grassland Ecosystem and Livestock Productivity in G.yon ri, Qinghai Province, China. By Mgon po tshe ring (Beijing University)

4. Plateau Pika Control on the Santu Alpine Grassland Community, Yushu Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China. By Dpal ldan chos dbyings (Arizona State University)

Summary of the publication:
"Tibetan communities in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, and G.yon ri Community in Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, PR China are studied in terms of China's pastoral development policies and their impact on local Tibetans."


Ronald said...

The pdf file opens but is unreadable - in English. Is it possible to change this please


Tashi said...

Hi Ronald,

Try again. I just checked and it works. May be try a different browser.

Best wishes,