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  1. Taking yaks upmarket

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Wong How Man

    ... as directly proportional to the number of livestock they owned. Within the past two decades, many nomad families have seen their livestock numbers multiply greatly. This is due to a relaxed government ... systems. With the diminishing water sources compounded by the growth of livestock and overgrazing, the land is becoming depleted of its fertility. This is compounded by the general trend for nomads ...

  2. Yak to the future

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by David Momphard

    ... Two entrepreneurs are showing villagers how to tap their herds for income, writes David Momphard Spinning yarn and making cheese aren't pursuits you'd expect Harvard graduates to turn their minds to, but that's just what Marie So Tze-kwan a ...

  3. Tibetans beaten during angry protests

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... slopes, forcing us to buy pasturage somewhere else. Our natural pasture has lost its function to feed the livestock. This has significantly affected our life,' the letter said. The villagers ...

  4. Fear and pain haunt a climate of change

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... they will reduce the number of herders and livestock within the special Three Rivers Source protection zone. According to people familiar with the plan, the region will be divided into five management districts with 25 special environmental protection zones. Under each zone, local authorities will implement specific measures, including relocating herders to new grasslands, reducing livestock ...

  5. Tibetans look to HK for lessons in how to tackle language issues

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Gerard Postiglione

    ... school in the county seat. Fifth, household heads have to put school before having their children tend livestock. Sixth, many township schools are well resourced, with satellite dishes ...

  6. Herd mentality

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Finlay

    ... for a better reception on the mobile,' says Rowe. The price nomads can get for their livestock has doubled in the past few years: China's recent pig virus outbreak has not just pushed up ...

  7. Hop, skip and a jump

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of families were cutting grass and barley to feed their livestock. Nima had grown up in the area and seemed to know everyone. As we rested around a fire three families gathered, offering us cups ...



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