Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau

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August 5, 2015 in Yushu, China...Tibetan nomads face many challenges to their traditional way of life including political pressures, forced resettlement by China's government, climate change and rapid modernization. The Tibetan Plateau, often called "the Roof of the World," is the world's highest and largest plateau.

Tibetan nomads face many challenges to their  traditional way of life including political pressures, forced resettlement by China’s government, climate change and rapid modernisation. The Tibetan Plateau, often called “the Roof of the World”, is the world’s
highest and largest plateau.

Tibetan Nomadic Culture Faces Challenges On The Tibetan Plateau

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August 5, 2015 in Yushu, China...Tibetan nomads face many challenges to their traditional way of life including political pressures, forced resettlement by China's government, climate change and rapid modernization. The Tibetan Plateau, often called "the Roof of the World," is the world's highest and largest plateau.

INTRO IMAGE: August 5, 2015 in Yushu, China...Tibetan nomads face many challenges to their traditional way of life including political pressures, forced resettlement by China's government, climate change and rapid modernization. The Tibetan Plateau, often called "the Roof of the World," is the world's highest and largest plateau.

Photographer: Kevin Frayer

Kevin Frayer is an award -winning photojournalist based in Asia. Frayer is formerly a National photographer at the  Canadian Press and a Chief Photographer for the Associated Press based in the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, and New  Delhi, India and is currently working with Getty Images. His photographs have been widely published around the world. He now resides in Beijing.

© Kevin Frayer, Canada, Shortlist, Professional , People, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards