Environmental Degradation

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the Himalayas of Tibet

The fragile ecosystem of the Tibetan plateau has suffered massive environmental degradation since the Chinese invasion. Damage to many of the watersheds in Asia which serve over 1 billion people is one of the most serious problems. Others include deforestation, soil erosion, and the dumping of nuclear waste.


massive logging and mining has brought soil erosion



Part of When the Iron Bird Flies: The Decline of Tibet exhibit