31 Oct '14, 10am

Himalayan Viagra Causes Fungal Gold-Rush in the Tibetan Plateaus

Himalayan Viagra Causes Fungal Gold-Rush in the Tibetan Plateaus

High in the Himalayas grows a highly sought after medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra. And while many global leaders fail to enact policies to protect their own resources, two remote Tibetan communities who harvest the fungus have managed to implement a system to secure a sustainable harvest year after year. Using an innovative resource management system that would likely give most capitalists a regulatory headache, the harvesters work hard to ensure that their livelihood is protected from over use.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/himalayan-viagra-causes-fungal-gold-...

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Tibetan Monks Build Artificial Glaciers to Provide Water to Local Villages

Tibetan Monks Build Artificial Glaciers to Prov...

inhabitat.com 05 Nov '14, 6pm

surrounding Ladakh decrease in size year by year due to climate warming, they have begun to release noticeably less water ...