Tibetan Plateau grasslands support a variety of animals

Tibetan Plateau grasslands support a variety of animals

Because of the altitude, temperature extremes and high winds, more than two-thirds of the Tibetan Plateau is grassland used for grazing yak, sheep and other animals. (Credit: Xian Yang and Qianna Xu)

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
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Tibetan Plateau, alpine grassland, climate change, ecosystem
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: May 10, 2017 - 9:37am
  • Last Updated: May 10, 2017 - 9:37am