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18 April 2018 Pan-African scientific body launches platform... Xinhua news
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11 April 2018 Himalayan yak facing threat of climate change... The Hindu Business Line
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Himalayan yak facing threat of climate change
The Hindu Business Line, 11 April 2018

Yak – the lifeline of pastoral nomads in high altitudes of the Indian Himalayan region – is facing the threat of gradually rising temperatures in the region. The increasing trend of environmental temperature at high altitudes is resulting in heat stress in yak during warmer months of the year. This, in turn, is affecting the rhythms of physiological responses of the animal. Studies have shown that the average environmental temperature in the region has increased 1.5 percent in the past 25 years, with yearly incremental increase of 0.06 degree.   Read full story...

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