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Tracing global microplastics in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Tracing global microplastics in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

The discovery of microplastics on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has not only resulted in some unexpected revelations but also shed light on the global transmission of pollutants.

View of Lhato wetland in Tibet

View of Lhato wetland in Tibet

Aerial photo taken on May 25, 2022 shows the view of Lhato wetland in Konjo County of Qamdo, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Panchen Rinpoche attends religious activities in Tibet

Panchen Rinpoche attends religious activities in Tibet

Panchen Erdeni Chos-kyi rGyal-po on Wednesday attended religious activities in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

China's tallest tree found in Tibet

China's tallest tree found in Tibet

A 83.2-meter-high tree has recently been found in Zayu County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, setting a new record for the tallest tree in China, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Eight days on world's highest peak

Eight days on world's highest peak

The tan line on Kang Shichang's face is a reminiscence of the eight days and seven nights he spent for glacier research work on Mount Qomolangma, the world's highest peak, and he deems it his greatest medal.

Tibet gives people with disabilities a helping hand

Tibet gives people with disabilities a helping hand

According to the Tibet Disabled Person's Federation, the Tibet autonomous region has provided jobs for more than 17,700 people with disabilities, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Lhasa projects expected to boost local incomes

Lhasa projects expected to boost local incomes

Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, plans to implement 98 key projects this year, including 180 sub-projects, with investment of more than 88.8 billion yuan ($13.4 billion), Tibet Daily reported.

Disabled population of Tibet enjoys rising employment

Disabled population of Tibet enjoys rising employment

The number of disabled people in employment in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has reached 17,786, according to the regional employment service center for the disabled.

Nutritious meals offered to Lhasa primary schools in SW China's Tibet

Nutritious meals offered to Lhasa primary schools in SW China's Tibet

Students of a branch school of Lhasa Experimental Primary School have lunch in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 12, 2022. With the operation of a catering company, some 12,000 students of six primary schools in Chengguan District of Lhasa now enjoy nutritious lunches.

Rare golden cat spotted in Tibet

Rare golden cat spotted in Tibet

A rare golden cat has been spotted in the city of Nagqu, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, the local forestry and grassland authority said.

Chinese scientists break aerostat altitude record

Chinese scientists break aerostat altitude record

Chinese scientists launched the latest model of the Jimu 1 aerostat, a giant helium-filled tethered airship, on Sunday to collect weather data at a world-record altitude of 9,032 meters on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Protecting ancient buildings and pass down architectural culture

Protecting ancient buildings and pass down architectural culture

As a unique cultural carrier, Tibet’s ancient buildings have always attracted tourists from home and abroad. Represented by the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple, ancient buildings have become the most convincing cultural carriers and the most attractive city cards of Tibet.

Doctor from Tibet aids in city's COVID-19 fight

Doctor from Tibet aids in city's COVID-19 fight

Despite feeling tightness in her chest and shortness of breath while working in the hospital wearing a white protective suit inside and an isolation gown on the outside, Luo Qiaoxia feels proud of her dedication during the fight against COVID-19.

An Australian epidemiologist's memories of Tibet

An Australian epidemiologist's memories of Tibet

Mike Toole, an epidemiologist from Australia, has dedicated 20 years to improving health facilities and training professionals in Tibet, bringing care and comfort to the local people. During his travels, Toole also witnessed big changes in Tibet.

Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway starts container transportation business

Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway starts container transportation business

China Railway Qinghai-Tibet Group Co., Ltd. introduced on March 29 that on March 28, a 21-group container train loaded with 1,470 tons of coal ash departing from the Qingtongxia railway freight yard successfully arrived at the cargo yard of Nyingchi Station. This was the first container train to arrive since the Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway became operational.

Peach blossoms bloom in Nyingchi, Tibet

Peach blossoms bloom in Nyingchi, Tibet

Parlung Zangbo, known as the “mother river” of Bome, scours out the third largest canyon in the world, the Parlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, as it flows from east to west. The altitude of the canyon decreases along the way from east to west, too. Tangmai, a village in Bome County with an altitude dropping to less than 2,000 meters, has a relatively warm climate, and the peach blossoms here bloom first in Nyingchi.

Father, son conquer Qomolangma together

Father, son conquer Qomolangma together

Chen Gang and his son, Chen Lihao, were honored as heroes recently on the campus of China University of Geosciences (Wuhan).

Wildlife snapper trains lens on plateau

Wildlife snapper trains lens on plateau

Dubbed the "roof of the world", the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is often associated with snow-capped mountains, vast grasslands and a cold climate, but photographer Bao Yongqing has captured an entire wildlife paradise for the world to behold.

Crucial research at the top of the Earth

Crucial research at the top of the Earth

On May 4, a Chinese expedition made it to the top of Mount Qomolangma. This is the first time that a team of Chinese scientists has reached 8,000 meters above the sea level, while the automated meteorological device they installed on the northern side of the mountain, which is 8,830 meters above the sea level, is the highest in the world.

People take nucleic acid tests in Xining, Qinghai

People take nucleic acid tests in Xining, Qinghai

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a citizen for a nucleic acid test in Chengxi District of Xining, northwest China's Qinghai Province, May 7, 2022.