Research Articles by Zamlha Tempa Gyaltsen*

Garbage Rampage in Tibet

June 4, 2017

Why rampant littering on the world’s highest Plateau concerns us all Tibet, once the mystical Shangri-La to the western world, is still one of the most beautiful places and sought after destination for travelers. As per a Xinhua (Jan 3, 2017) News report, a whopping 23 million tourist flocked to the plateau in the year... Read more »......Read More

By Zamlha Tempa Gyaltsen*

Natural Disasters in Tibet: Is it the New Normal?

August 8, 2016

World’s highest plateau witness three different natural disasters in a month A 600 million cubic meters of glacial slide onto the Aru summer pasture of Ruthok County on 17 July 2016, killing nine people, burying more than 110 yaks and 350 sheep. Ruthok is one of the seven counties of Ngari prefecture of the Tibetan... Read more »......Read More

By Zamlha Tempa Gyaltsen*

China’s New Environmental Protection Law, Not for Tibet

August 19, 2015

The toxic smog engulfing Beijing and other Chinese cities has forced the Communist government to amend its development model and bring in a new environmental protection law in a bid to calm ever growing public anger. Unfortunately, as in the past, the new environment law may prefer to stay within China proper rather than extend... Read more »......Read More

By Zamlha Tempa Gyaltsen*

China’s New Environmental Protection Law, Not for Tibet

April 17, 2015

The toxic smog engulfing Beijing and other Chinese cities has forced the Communist government to amend its development model and bring in a new environmental protection law in a bid to calm ever growing public anger. Unfortunately, as in the past, ......Read More

By Zamlha Tempa Gyaltsen*