Published: Sunday 30 April 2000

Military forces and destructive weapons system stationed in and around the Himalayan range in Tibet has posed a grave threat to the region's ecology. "The destruction of ecology has progressed hand-in-hand with militarisation and consequent nuclearisation of Tibet," says Dawa Norbu, a professor of international studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

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