EBA Thematic Libraries


Mountain ecosystems are rich repositories of both biodiversity and water. They are home to some of the most threatened species, as well as to some of the world's poorest communities. Mountains are among the most fragile ecosystems and are facing enormous pressure from the impacts of climate change. EbA interventions such as mountain forest restoration can help decrease soil erosion and reduce negative impacts from increased frequency and intensity of droughts as well as intense rainfall events.

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Heng Wang
10 Dec 2018
In southwestern China, on the eastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, lies a mountain range known as the Hengduan Mountains (in simplified Chinese: 横断山). Uplifted over the last...
Song Yiqing
8 Mar 2018
The sustainability of agriculture in the Stone Village depends heavily on its irrigation system and diversified landraces, which play important roles in the livelihoods and...
4 May 2017
The region of Tibet in Southwest China is located on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the highest and largest plateau in the world with an average elevation of over 4,000 m and an area...