CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE TIBETAN PLATEAU – CNN PHOTO BLOG
The majority of glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau in central Asia are shrinking rapidly, according to a comprehensive study published this year in the Nature Climate Change journal.
Photographer Sean Gallagher recently visited the region to document how rising temperatures have affected the vulnerable communities and ecosystems on “the roof of the world.” …Read and view more on CNN
INDIE FILMMAKERS FEEL HEAVY HAND OF BEIJING – INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE
Excerpt… Independent filmmaking is tough anywhere in the world, but in China, especially, it is not a vocation for the faint of heart.
A recent attempt to hold a festival of independent film at a public art gallery in front of 500 people was thrown into chaos after a power failure in the middle of the first screening… Read more on the IHT website.