An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh, the joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh, on June 26, 2020. India acknowledged for the first time on June 25 that it has matched China in massing troops at their contested Himalayan border region after a deadly clash this month. The Himalayas region, which includes Mount Everest, is home to endangered animals. Photo: Agence France-Presse

China-India border conflict can be resolved with Himalaya nature reserve, says scientist

  • Indian environmentalist argues rare wildlife under threat as both countries build infrastructure along contested border
  • Ecology trumps geopolitics as Himalaya rivers supply water to more than 1 billion people, scientist says
Topic |   China-India relations
An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh, the joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh, on June 26, 2020. India acknowledged for the first time on June 25 that it has matched China in massing troops at their contested Himalayan border region after a deadly clash this month. The Himalayas region, which includes Mount Everest, is home to endangered animals. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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