Join us on March 22nd WORLD WATER DAY to take action to Save Tibet’s Rivers.
Venue- TCV Day School, McLeod, Dharamsala
* Street Theater
* Video Screening
* Talk by Tenpa Gyaltsen Zamlha, Environment Research Fellow, Tibet Policy Institute, CTA
Organised by Tibetan Women Association & Students for a Free TIbet- India
Tibet, the Water Tower of Asia, serves as the source of major rivers of the Indian subcontinent, and Southeast Asia. The Tibetan rivers flow into some of the most densely-populated countries: India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Burma, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan and China. Close to 2 billion people depend on waters of Tibet’s waters for their survival. Tibet also contains the third-largest reserve of ice and snow, giving it the name Tibet Third Pole. However, since occupation by China, Tibetan rivers are under severe attack from extensive mining and damming projects. This will have devastating consequences for downstream nations.