tibetan plateau

Warming Climate May Endanger Asia’s Water Tower

Climate models predict that melting glaciers and snowpacks in High Mountain Asia will make one of the largest freshwater reserves unsustainable, threatening water security for Asia’s rapidly growing population.

New Insight Into The Formation Of Himalayas

The findings from a US-China research team show how the Indian and Asian continental plates interface, and challenge an earlier model for mountain building

Rethinking The Rise Of The Third Pole

Researchers from China have found that the Tibetan plateau—also known as the world’s Third Pole—rose to its current height much later than previously thought.