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Bai, W. Q.; et al.

Analysis of the formation of the causes of grassland degradation in Maduo County (.pdf)

[Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology. 13 (7): 823-826. 2002.] (IN CHINESE)

Bailey J.F.; B. Healy; H. Jianlin; L. Sherchang; S.L. Pradhan; et al.

Genetic variation of mitochondrial DNA within domestic yak populations (.pdf)

[Jianlin H., C. Richard, O. Hannotte, C. McVeigh and J.E.O. Rege (eds). 2002. Yak productions in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak. Nairobi, Kenya: International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). 181-189.]

Banks, Tony

Property Rights and the Environment in Pastoral China: Evidence from the Field (.pdf)

[Development and Change. 32: 714-740. 2001.]

 

Property Rights Reform in Rangeland China: Dilemmas on the Road to the Household Ranch (.pdf)

[World Development. 31(12): 2129-2142. 2003.]

Banks, Tony; Richard, Camille.; Ping, Li; and Yan, Zhaoli

 

Barrett, Christopher B.

Rural Poverty Dynamics: Development Policy Implications (.pdf) [2003.]

Bauer, Kenneth

Development and the Enclosure Movement in Pastoral Tibet Since the 1980s (.pdf)

[Nomadic Peoples, 9(1 &2):53-81. 2005. (In English).]

 

Development and the Enclosure Movement in Pastoral Tibet Since the 1980s (.pdf)

[Nomadic Peoples, 9(1 &2):53-81.2005. (In Chinese).]

 

Common Property and Power: Insights from a Spatial Analysis of Historical and Contemporary Pasture Boundaries among Pastoralists in Central Tibet (.pdf)

[Journal of Political Ecology, 13, 2006.]

Common Property and Power: Insights from a Spatial Analysis of Historical and Contemporary Pasture Boundaries among Pastoralists in Central Tibet (.pdf)

[JIATS (Journal of the International Association of Tibet Studies). Special Issue. Guest eds. Ken Bauer, Geoff Childs, Andrew Fischer, and Daniel Winkler. "In the Shadow of the Leaping Dragon: Demography, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas." Issue 4. December 2008]

The cultural ecology of yak production in Dolpo, West Nepal
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

 

Bauer, Kenneth and Childs, Geoff

Demographics, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas   (.pdf)

[ JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5568, 8 pp]

Bauer, Kenneth and Yonten, Nyima

Laws and Regulations Impacting the Enclosure Movement on the Tibetan Plateau of China   (.pdf)

[Himalaya. XXX (1-2): 23-39, 2010]

Beimatsho

Poplulation, Pasture Pressure, and School Education: Case Studies from Nag chu, TAR, PRC (.pdf)

[JIATS (Journal of the International Association of Tibet Studies). Special Issue. Guest eds. Ken Bauer, Geoff Childs, Andrew Fischer, and Daniel Winkler. "In the Shadow of the Leaping Dragon: Demography, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas." Issue 4. December 2008]

Beall, Cynthia M. , Melvyn C. Goldstein, & The Tibetan Academy of Social Sciences

Hemoglobin Concentration of Pastoral Nomads Permanently Resident at 4,850-5,450 Meters in

Tibet(.pdf)

[AJPA. 73: 433-439, 1987.]

Bedunah, Donald J. & Harris, Richard B.

Past, Present & Future: Rangelands in China (.pdf)

[Rangelands 24(4):17-22, 2002.]

Breivik, Irene

The Political Ecology of Grassland Conservation in Qinghai Provence (.pdf)
[Thesis, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. 2007]

Brower, B.; Dennis, A.

Yak grazing and forest dynamics in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

 

Cai, Ga; H. A.; and Tang, Z.

Yushu Zhou dongchongziacao ziyuan xianzhuang ji guanli duice (.pdf) [Current status of catepillar fungus resources and the management strategy in Jekundo.]
[Qinghai Journal of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences (Qinghai Xumu Xhouyi Zazhi) 35(4): 54.]

 

Cencetti, Elisa

Tibetan Plateau Grassland Protection: Tibetan Herders' Ecological Conceptions Versus State Policies (.pdf)
[Himalaya. XXX (1-2): 39-51, 2010.]

Cerny, Astrid

 

Chang, D. H. S.

The Vegetation Zonation of the Tibetan Plateau

[Mountain Research and Development. 1 (1): 29-48. 1981.Access restricted due to license; may be available at JSTOR site. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3672945.]

Cheng, Guodong and Wu, Tonghua

Responses of Permafrost to Climate Change and Their Environmental Significance, Qinghai-Tibet Plateau   (.pdf)

[Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 112, June 2007]

Chos-bstan-rgyal

Following the Herds: Rhythms of Tibetan Pastoral Life in Amdo

(www.plateauculture.org/writing/following-herds-rhythms-tibetan-pastoral-life-mdo)

[Asian Highlands Perspectives, 32(2014): 1-212]

Chu, Duo; Lu, Lixin; and Zhang, Tingjun.

Sensitivity of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to Seasonal and Interannual Climate Conditions in the Lhasa Area, Tibetan Plateau, China.  (.pdf)

[Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research Journal. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado. 39(4):635-641. (Nov., 2007).]

Cincotta, Richard P.; Van Soest; Peter J.; Robertson, James B.; Beall, Cynthia M.; and Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Foraging Ecology of Livestock on the Tibetan Changtang: A Comparison of Three Adjacent Grazing Areas
[Arctic and Alpine Research. 23(2): 149-61, 1991.]

Ciren Yangzong

 

Clarke, Graham E.

Socio-Economic Change and the Environment in a Pastoral Area of Lhasa Municipality
[G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 97-119]

 

Development, Society and Environment in Tibet
[G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 1-45]

 

Aspects of the Social Organisation of Tibetan Pastoral Communities
[NARITA 1992. Reprinted from: Tibetan Studies, Proceedings of the 5th Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, NARITA 1989.]

 

Costello, Susan

The Flow of Wealth in Golok Pastoralist Society: Towards an Assessment of Local Financial Resources for Economic Development
[Barnett, Robert; Schwartz, Ronald (eds.). Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS), 2003. Volume 11: Tibetan Modernities. Access restricted due to license; may be available at brillonline site. http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/9789047428237. DOI: 10.1163/ej.9789004155220.i-458.17.]

 

Craig, Sienna

Pasture Management, Indigenous Veterinary Care and the role of the Horse in Mustang, Nepal (.pdf)
[Daniel J. Miller and Sienna Craig (eds.). Rangelands and Pastoral Development in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas. Proceedings of a Regional Experts' Meeting. Kathmandu, Nepal. 1996.]

Dasgupta, Shreya

Overpopulation and grazing imperils nomadic lifestyle and wildlife in Ladakh
[Mongabay.com, Environmental News, August 23, 2013]

Davidson, Grant; Behnke, R. H.; and Kerven, C.

Implications of Rangeland Enclosure Policy on the Tibetan Plateau
[IHDP, Update 2: 59-62. 2008.]

Dawa, Tsering and Farrington, John D.

Conflict Between Nomadic Herders and Brown Bears in the Byang Thang Region of Tibet
[JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5557, 42 pp.]

Dideron, Sylvie; Beerling, Marie-Louise

The Socioeconomic Situation of Herders in Guoluo Prefecture

[Wageningen, N.;Wenjun, S. (ed.), The Living Plateau: Chaning Lives of Herders in Qinghai - Concluding Seminar of Qinghai Livestock Development Project. 2001. ISBN: 92-9115-376-1. Access restricted due to license; may be available at ICIMOD site.]

Dong, Shikui;Long, Ruijun; Hu Zizhi; Ding Luming; and Xi Meiyong

Influence of Grazing Intensity on Performance of Perennial Grass Mixtures in the Alpine Region of theTibetan Plateau (.pdf)

[New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 46: 175-183. 2003.]

Dong, Shikui; Long, Ruijun; and Kang, Muyi

Milking Performance of China Yak (Bos grunniens): A Preliminary Report (.pdf)

[African Journal of   Agricultural Research. 2(3): 52-57. 2007.]
 

Ekvall, Robert B

Cultural Relations on the Kansu-Tibetan Border

[Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.]

Demographic Aspects of Tibetan Nomadic Pastoralism

[Population Growth: Anthropological Implications by Brian Spooner, (1972), pp. 269-285.]

Some Differences in Tibetan land tenure and utilization

[Sinologica. 4(1): 39-48. 1956.] \

The High-Pasturage ones of Tibet also grow old

[Proceedings of the American Philisophical Society, 124 (6): 429-437. December 1980.]

Feng, Lu

Change Four Dimensions of Civilization to Construct Eco-civilization (.pdf)
[Selection of Presentations from the "Human Dimensions of Ecological Conservation in the Tibetan Plateau Region" International Symposium. Xining, Qinghai, China. 21-26 August, 2011. pp 90-91.]

Fischer, Andrew

Subsistence and Rural Livelihood Strategies in Tibet Under Rapid Economic and Social Transition.
   [ JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5569, 49 pp.]


Foggin, J.M.

Biodiversity protection and the search for sustainability in Tibetan plateau grasslands.
   [PhD dissertation. Arizona State University, Tempe, USA. 397 pp 2000.]

 

Building new partnerships for conservation and sustainable development in the Tibetan Plateau region: Recent experiences in the Yangtze River headwaters. (.pdf)
[Plenary paper presented at the First International Conference on Environment & Development in West China, sponsored by the China Association of Science & Technology (CAST), held in Xian, China, in May 2004. Xining, China: Plateau Perspectives.]

 

Depopulating the Tibetan grasslands: The role of national policies and perspectives for the future of Tibetan herders, Qinghai Province, China. (.pdf)
[Mountain Research and Development 28(1): 26-31.]

 

Local Communities and Conservation on the Tibetan Plateau: Two case studies of collaborative management in the Sanjiangyuan region. (.pdf)
[Selection of Presentations from the "Human Dimensions of Ecological Conservation in the Tibetan Plateau Region" International Symposium. Xining, Qinghai, China. 21-26 August, 2011. pp 50-54.]

 

Another article by J. M. Foggin that may be of interest is

Rethinking "Ecological Migration: and the value of cultural continuity: A response to Wang, Song, and Hu. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 40(1): 100-101. doi: 10.1007/s13280-010-0105-05 [Access restricted due to license; may be available via publisher site.]

Foggin, J.M., Foggin, P.M., and Torrance, M.E.

Accessibility of Healthcare for Pastoralists in the Tibetan Plateau Region: A Case Study from Southern Quinghai Province, China.(.pdf)

[Inclusion and Harmony; Improving Mutual Understanding of Development in Minority Regions, Fifth International Convention of Asia Scholars, 2-5 August 2007.] (Under Construction)

Foggin, J.M., and Smith, A.T.

Rangeland utilization and biodiversity on the alpine grasslands of Qinghai Province, People's

Republic of China; The use of regional and county-level datasets.

Pp. 247-258 in BWG/CCICED, Conserving China's Biodiversity (II). Beijing, China: China Environmental Science Press. 2001.]    (Under Construction)

Foggin, Peter M.; Torrance, Marion E.; Dorjec, Drashi; Xuric, Wenzha; Foggin, J. Marc; and Torrance, Jane

Assessment of the Health Status and Risk Factors of Kham Tibetan Pastoralists in the Alpine Grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau (.pdf)

[Social Science and Medicine. 63 (2006): 2512–2532.]

Fox, Joseph L.; Mathiesen, Per; Yangzom, Drolma; Næss, Marius W.; and Binrong, Xu

Modern Wildlife Conservation Initiatives and the Pastoralist/Hunter Nomads of Northwestern Tibet

(.pdf)[Rangifer. Special Issue 15: 17-27, 2004.]

 
Fox, Joseph L.; Yangzong, Ciren; Dhondup, Kelsang; Dorji, Tsechoe; and Richard, Camille

Biodiversity Conservation and Pastoralism on the Northwest Tibetan Plateau: Coexistence or Conflict? [ JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5558, 21 pp]

Fox, Joseph L.; Dhondup, Kelsang; and Dorji, Tsechoe

Tibetan antelope and new rangeland management activities in and around the Aru Basin, Chang Tang Nature Reserve (.pdf)                                                                                                                                       [Report to the Tibet Autonomous Region Forestry Bureau. 5 February 2008. pp.1-13.]

Fox, Joseph L. & Dorji, Tsechoe

Tibetan Antelope Traditional Hunting, its Relation to Antelope Migration, and its Rapid Transformation in the Western Chang Tang Nature Reserve (.pdf)

[University of Tromso & Tibet University]

Frauenfeld, Oliver W.; Zhang, Tingjun; and Serreze, Mark C.

Climate Change and Variability Using European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Renalysis (ERA-40) Temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau  (.pdf)

[Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110, 2005]

Gao, Y.H.; Luo, P.; Wu, N.; Chen, H.; and Wang, G.X.

Grazing Intensity Impacts on Carbon Sequestration in an Alpine Meadow on the Eastern Tibetan Plateau (.pdf)

[Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. 3(6): 642-647. 2007.]

Gao, Y.H.; Luo, P.; Wu, N.; Yi, S.; and Chen, Huai.

Biomass and Nitrogen Responses to Grazing Intensity in an Alpine Meadow on the Eastern Tibetan Plateau   (.pdf)
[Polish Journal of Ecology. 55.3. p469-479. 2007]

Gaerrang

The Alternative to Development on the Tibetan Plateau: Preliminary Research on the Anti-Slaughter Movement [ Revue d'Etudes Tibetaines, 21, October 2011, p31-43]

Gasse, F.; Derbyshire, E.

Environmental changes in the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas - Preface.Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 120 (1-2): 1-3.1996. doi: 10.1016/0031-0182(95)00030-5. [Access restricted due to license; may be available via publisher site.]

Gelek

The Washu Serthar: A Nomadic Community of Eastern Tibet
[G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 47-58]

Gelek, Lobsang (Guest editor)

Nomads of Tibet: Anthropological Fieldwork Reports from China (.pdf components below) 

[Manuscripts, 2002.]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Change and Continuity in a Nomadic Pastoralism Community in the Tibet Autonomous Region, 1959-2009
[H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 257-272. 2012]

 

Nomads of Golok, a Report

[Manuscript, 1996.]

 

Change, Conflict and Continuity Among a Community of Nomadic Pastoralists (.pdf)

[Resistance and Reform in Tibet. London: Hurst & Co., 1994. pp.76-111.]

 

A Report on Limi Panchayat, Humla district, Karnali Zone (.pdf)

[Constributions to Nepalese Studies. Vol 2 No 2: 89-101, 1975.]

 

Tibetan Speaking Agro-Pastoralists of Limi: A Cultural Ecology Overview of High Altitude Adaptation in

the Northwest Himalaya (.pdf)

[Objets Et Mondes. 14(4): 259-286, 1974.]


Goldstein, Melvyn C. & Beall, Cynthia M.

Change and Continuity in Nomadic Pastoralism on the Western Tibetan Plateau

[Nomadic Peoples. 28: 105-23, 1991.]

Anthropological Fieldwork in Tibet Studying Nomadic Pastoralists on the Changtang

[Himalaya, the Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies:. 7(1):1-4, 1987.

The Remote World of Tibet's Nomads

[National Geographic Magazine, 175(6), June 1989.]

 

The Impact of China's Reform Policy on the Nomads of Western Tibet

[Asian Survey. 29(6): 619-41, 1989.]

 

Online Book: Nomads of Western Tibet

[University of California Press, 1990.] (Under Construction)

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Beall, Cynthia M.; and Cincotta, Richard P.

Traditional Nomadic Pastoralism and Ecological Conservation on Tibet's Northern Plateau
[National Geographic Research. 6(2): 139-56, 1990.]

Grassland Laws of the People's Republic of China

Grassland Law of the People's Republic of China
[china.org.cn. Adopted June 18, 1985.]

[http://www.china.org.cn/environment/2007-08/20/content_1034338.htm]

 

Ammended Grassland Law of the People's Republic of China
[english.gov.cn. Adopted March 1, 2003.]

[http://english.gov.cn/laws/2005-10/09/content_75387.htm]

 

Several Opinions of the State Council on promoting sound and rapid development of pastoral areas
[english.gov.cn. August 9, 2011. In English.]

[In Chinese: http://www.gov.cn/zwgk/2011-08/09/content_1922237.htm]

Gruschke, Andreas

Nomads Without Pastures? Globalization, Regionalization, and Livelihood Security of Nomads and Former Nomads in Northern Khams
[JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5570, 40 pp.]

 

Tibetan Patoralists in Transition. Political Change and State Interventions in Nomad Societies
[H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 273-289. 2012]

 

Yushu Nomads on the Move: How can the use of pastoralist resources be sustainable? (.pdf)
[Selection of Presentations from the "Human Dimensions of Ecological Conservation in the Tibetan Plateau Region" International Symposium. Xining, Qinghai, China. 21-26 August, 2011. pp 61-81.]

 

From Yak Herders to Yartsa Traders: Tibetan Nomads and New Market Options in Qinghai's Yushu Region (.pdf)
[China Tibetology 1: S95-118, March 2011]

Gurung, G.; McVeigh, C.

Pastoral management and yak rearing in Manang's Nar-Phu valley
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Hafner, Silke; Unteregelsbacher, Sebastian; Seeber, Elke; et al.

Han, J.G.; Zhang, Y.J.; Wang, C.J.; Bai, W.M.; Wang, J.R.; Han, G.D.; and Li, L.H.

Rangeland Degradation and Restoration Management in China   (.pdf) 
[The Rangeland Journal. 30, 233–239. 2008]

Harris, Richard

Market forces in Northwest China: Ecological constraints, government policies, and the concept of wealth (.pdf)  [2004 Mansfield Conference, The University of Montana, Missoula]

 

Wildlife Conservation on the Tibetan Plateau: Part of "Development?or "Anti-Development?

[ms. Sustainable Development in Tibet: Roundtable Symposium, May 8, 2001, Brandeis University.]

 


Rangeland Degradation on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (.pdf) 

[Journal of Arid Environments, 10 July 2009, pp. 1-12]

Harris, Richard & Pletscher, David H.

Incentives Toward Conservation of Argali Ovis Ammon: A Case Study of Trophy Hunting in Western

China (.pdf)

[Oryx. 36 (4): 2002.]

Ho, Peter

Holzner, W. and Kriechbaum, M.

Pastures in South and Central Tibet (China) II: Probable Causes of Pasture Degradation   (.pdf)
[Die Bodenkultur. 52(1) 2001. p37-44]

Holzner, W.; Kriechbaum, M.; Ramble, C.; Diemberger, H.

Integrated ecological studies of pasture problems in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, P. R. China 
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Hongyan, X.; Richard, C.; Jianchu, X.; Jianhua, W.

Current rangeland management in Zhongdian County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, P. R. China
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Horlemann, Bianca

Modernization Efforts in Golog: A Chronicle, 1970-2000 (.pdf)
[In Amdo Tibetans in Transition: Society and Culture in the Post-Mao Era. Edited by Toni Huber. 2: 241-67, 2002.]

Huber, Toni

Antelope Hunting in Northern Tibet: Cultural Adaptations to Wildlife Behaviour (.pdf)
[Memoire della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali, Milano. Edited by A. Boesi and F. Cardi: 5-17, 2004.]

 

Territorial Control by "Sealing": A Religio-Political Practice in Tibet (.pdf)
[ZAS 33. 2004.]

 

Traditional Environmental Protectionism in Tibet
[The Tibet Journal. 1991.]

 

Green Tibetans: A Brief Social History (.pdf)
[Tibetan Culture in the Diaspora. Edited by F. J. Korom: 103-119, 1997.]

 

The Chase and the Dharma: The Legal Protection of Wild animals in Pre-modern Tibet (.pdf)
[Wild Animals in Asia. Cultural Prespectives. Edited by John Knight: 36-55, 2004.]

SEE: Rinzin Thargyal below

 

The Changing Role of Hunting and Wildlife in Pastoral Communities of Northern Tibet
[H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 195-215. 2012]

Huber, Toni & Pederson, Poul

Meteorological Knowledge and Environmental Ideas in Traditional and Modern Societies: The Case of Tibet (.pdf)
[Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, new series 3,3: 577-598, 1997.]

Iselin, Lilian

Of Horses and Motorbikes: Negotiating Modernities in Pastoral Amdo, Sichuan Province (.pdf)
[Journal of International Association of Tibetan Studies (JIATS) 6: 429-450, 2011.]

Jest,  C.; Bonnemaire, J.

Towards a global approach to the study of yak research and development
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Special Session.]

Jianzhong, Yan; Yingying, Wu; Yili, Zhang

Adaptation strategies to pasture degradation: Gap between government and local nomads in the eastern Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Geographical Sciences 21(6): 1112-1122. doi: 10.1007/s11442-011-0904-z.. [Access restricted due to institutional license; may be available via publisher site.]

Jun, He

Globalized Forest-Products: Commodification of Matsutake Mushroom in Tibetan Villages Yunnan Province, Southwest China (.pdf)

[The Eleventh Conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property (IACS) - Survival of the commons: Mounting Challenges and New Realities. June 19-23, 2006, Bali, Indonesia.]

Katzner, T.E.; Lai, C.H.; Gardiner, J.D.; Foggin, J.M.; Pearson, D.; and Smith, A.T.

Adjacent nesting by Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus and Himalayan Griffon Vulture Gyps
  himalayensis
on the Tibetan Plateau, China.
(.pdf)

[ Forktail 20: 94-96. 2004.]

Ketola, Tarja

Developing Tibet into a Special Sustainability Zone in China? (.pdf)

[Lakkala, Hanna and Vehmas, Jarmo (eds.). 2011. Trends and Future of Sustainable Development. Proceedings of the conference "Trends and Future of Sustainable Development," 9-10 June 2011. Tampere, Finland. FFRC eBook 15/2011. Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku.126-137.]

Klein, Julia A.; Harte, John; and Zhao, Xin-Quan

Experimental Warming, Not Grazing, Decreases Rangeland Quality on Tibetan Plateau (.pdf)

[Ecological Applications. 17(2): 541-557. 2007.]

Klein, J.; Xinquan, Zh.; Harte, J.

Climatic and grazing controls on vegetative aboveground biomass: Implications for the rangelands on the north-eastern Tibetan Plateau
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Klein, Julia A.; Yeh, Emily; Bump, Joseph; Nyima, Yonten; and Hopping, Kelly

Coordinating Environmental Protection and Climate Change Adaptation Policy in Resource-Dependent Communities: A Case Study from the Tibetan Plateau. J. D. Ford and L. Berrang-Ford (eds.), Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations: From Theory to Practice, Advances in Global Research 42, doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0567-8_31, Springer Science+Business Media B. V. 2011. [Access restricted due to institutional license; may be available via publisher site.]

Kumpula, Timo; Colpaert, Alfred; Qian, Wang; Manderscheid, Angela

Kreutzman, Hermann

The tragedy of responsibility in high Asia: modernizing traditional pastoral practices and preserving modernist worldviews
[Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 3(7), 2013]

 

Pastoralism: A Way Forward or Back?

[H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 323-336. 2012]

 

Pastoral Practices in Transition: Animal Husbandry in High Asian Contexts
[H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 1-29. 2012]

 

Recent results of yak research in Western High Asia
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

 

Lai, H.H.

China's Western Development Program: It's Rationale, Implementation and Prospects (.pdf)

[Modern China. 28(4): 432-466. 2002.]

Levine, Nancy

Reconstructing Tradition: Persistence and Change in Golog Social Structure
[Manuscript.]

 

From Nomads to Ranchers: Managing Pasture Among Ethnic Tibetans in Sichuan
[G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 69-76]

Lhagvasuren, B.; Munkhtsog, B.

The yak population in Mongolia and its relation with snow leopards as a prey species
[Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Li, Chaoliu; Kang, Shichang; Chen, Pengfei; Zhang, Qianggong; et al.

Personal PM2.5 and indoor CO in nomadic tents using open and chimney biomass stoves on the Tibetan Plateau.
[Atmospheric Environment. 59: 207-213. 2012.Access restricted due to license; may be available via publisher site.]

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